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[Texas] McAllen Enacts Wide-Ranging Public Smoking Restrictions

The city of McAllen has joined a growing number of other Valley cities that have recently passed sweeping public smoking restrictions. The new regulations now prohibit puffing inside all public buildings and outdoor public places, and in almost all busin
KURV 710 (Edinburg, TX)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:09
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Japan fails to toughen passive smoking ban due to resistance

The Japanese government failed to toughen a passive smoking ban in its new anticancer program, which was approved by the Cabinet on Tuesday... The existing anticancer program calls for eradication of passive smoking at government buildings and medical fa
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Oct 24, 2017 13:46
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[New York] Gov. Cuomo to sign bill outlawing e-cigarettes in most restaurants, bars and workplaces

The measure, adopted by the Legislature in June, extends the provisions of New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include e-cigarettes and has been a top priority of anti-smoking advocates. “These products are marketed as a healthier alternative to cigarett
New York Daily News
added Oct 23, 2017 15:07
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[Indiana] Smoking ban impact: Still early, but bar owners, workers detail mixed results

A little more than three-and-a-half months since the implementation of a controversial Howard County-wide smoking ban, bar owners and workers have provided a mixed response to the change – while others extolled the possibilities of improved health and a n
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Oct 22, 2017 21:27
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[Canada] Bylaw’s top boss says hookah ban having little impact

There have been 70 charges laid under the city’s newly-minted ban on hookah and shisha cafés, the city’s community and protective services committee heard on Oct. 19. Hookah pipes have been illegal in workplaces and enclosed patios since last December.
Ottawa (ON) Community News (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: We should take this smoking ban even further

We are heartened by the potential for progress in Fort Worth, which will be one of the last cities in Tarrant County to go smoke-free. And at the same time, we encourage anyone who spends time in our city’s public spaces to press leadership to take the
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 20, 2017 13:54
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[UK] Middlesbrough smoking lounge fined... for pipe smoking

A SHISHA lounge owner has been fined more than £2,600 for breaching smoking laws in a popular town centre venue. Staff at the lounge were seen preparing, lighting and serving customers lit shisha pipes in enclosed areas of the establishment during an una
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:32
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[New Zealand] 'The community police it' – Auckland Council replying on public peer pressure to stub out outdoor smoking

It'll be up to restaurant and cafe owners to ask people to stub it out. "I don't think it will be too onerous for us to ensure that no one does smoke here. Sure we'll have to do a little bit of training with our staff maybe in how to handle that," said
TVNZ (nz)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:22
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[Georgia] New Poll Shows Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Support Smoke-free Law

Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law to prohibit smoking inside most public places – including workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants, bars and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport – including two-thirds of voters (67 percent) who stron
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:45
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

While the bill grandfathers in hookah lounges where 50 percent or more of their revenue comes from the sale of non-tobacco smoking products, those businesses will now have to meet basic health and safety requirements, including installing ventilation sys
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 21, 2017 23:16
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