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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Lawmakers, please snuff out smoking at private clubs

the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars believes it’s time to stop all indoor smoking. We are asking the commonwealth to eliminate the smoking exemption private clubs have... A clear majority of delegates at our state convention this summ
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2017 15:25
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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[New York] MUSIC|King Krule, a Cult Singer in the Making, Is Setting the Terms Himself

King Krule played a secret show well after midnight, in an overstuffed Manhattan dim sum restaurant known to certain youthful types for its after-hours parties and lax indoor smoking rules.
New York Times
added Oct 5, 2017 17:55
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[Oklahoma] Council hears complaints

Citing state law regarding smoking, Dewbre said the smoke from the bar’s clientele is supposed to be vented outside. Instead, it finds its way into her clinic. “I have a medical clinic,” she said. “I will have to close my clinic and move. This is not a
Purcell (OK) Register
added Oct 5, 2017 16:26
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[New York] New legislation imposes health and safety regulations on hookah establishments

On Friday, City Councilmember Vincent Gentile helped pass a bill that’s been seven years in the making. The new legislation imposes more stringent health and safety regulations that hookah establishments will have to adhere to. As with the case of cigar
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 5, 2017 11:50
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Root of the problem is illegal trade

The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
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[Minnesota] MN restaurant workers reflect on 10 years of being smoke-free

But has the smoking ban really had an effect on public health? When you ask restaurant workers, most would say it has. At the Blackbird Cafe in Minneapolis, workers are just minutes away from their Saturday night dinner rush. Cooks are busy prepping me
KARE NBC 11 (Minneapolis, MN)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:59
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[Minnesota] Flashback Friday: Indoor Smoking Ban Took Effect 10 Years Ago

Essentially making going out for dinner, or spending an evening at the tavern, a smoke-free experience for patrons, unless they venture outside. "It's such a significant health reform," said Sheran, the former DFL state senator from Mankato who helped le
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Sep 30, 2017 19:38
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[New York] New hookah bars banned from opening in NYC

The legislation adds “hookah” to the city’s indoor smoking ban — allowing existing spots to stay open only if at least half their sales are from hookahs and they get a permit. Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), who has pushed the move for years,
New York Daily News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:03
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[New York] Hookah bars banned from opening in NYC with new bill

New York took a step toward stamping out hookah bars Wednesday with a bill that bans new ones. The bill, which passed in a 37-5 vote, adds hookah to the city's indoor smoking ban. Already existing hookah bars will only be allowed to stay open if at leas
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:11
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