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[Asia, China] Last cigarette: Beijing brings in smoking bans from Monday

“Restaurant staff have a duty to try to dissuade people from smoking,” said Mao Qunan, of the National Health and Family Planning Commission. “If they don’t listen to persuasion, then law enforcement authorities will file a case against them.“ The gover
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 08:16

[Asia] UPDATE 1-China capital to roll out tough anti-smoking laws (Adds reporting credits)

"We couldn't say this is the strongest law in the world...But it's certainly up there with the strongest, in that there are no exemptions, no exceptions and no loopholes on the indoor smoking ban requirement."
added May 31, 2015 11:44

[Asia, China] VIDEO: Beijing to roll out tough anti-smoking law

Sunday is World No-Tobacco Day, and beginning Monday smoking in restaurants, offices and on public transportation will be banned in the Chinese capital. Under the rules, anyone in Beijing who violates the bans, which include smoking near schools and hosp
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 10:12

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking drive off tearoom worry income [GOOGLE TRANSLATION]

Anti-Smoking Association believes that the amount of non-smoking area is not the focus, how to strengthen law enforcement, the focus of the law banning smokers should be concerned about is the Ministry of Health
Oriental Daily (my)
added May 31, 2015 08:12

[New Zealand] Hospital neighbours stub out the smokes

Yanna Ho says the ban on smoking at her cafe's street-side tables from tomorrow is what her customers want, even the smokers. Ro Cafe Crema is one of three eateries with tables on the footpath of Park Rd opposite Auckland City Hospital that are going sm
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 30, 2015 10:27

[UK] Smoking ban 'reduced annual rate of child respiratory problems by 11,000'

Researchers say introduction of UK’s smoke-free legislation in 2007 was followed by immediate 3.5% drop in admissions among under-15s, saving the health service £17m a year
The Guardian (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:14

[Asia, China] PING: Smoke-free Shanghai? Only if laws are enforced

Or how about the jerk who walks into a crowded elevator obliviously puffing away while everyone around him is coughing... A survey conducted by the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau last week found only 26 percent of people consider the city's so-calle
Global Times (cn)
added May 28, 2015 10:44
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[Canada] Health Unit 'thrilled' with smoking ban

Smoke-Free Ontario Act Amendments may take a bit of getting used to for local municipalities.... Jordan said the Health Unit is “thrilled” with the new amendments banning smoking within 20 metres of playgrounds, sports fields and on patios. “These amendm
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added May 30, 2015 10:10

[Canada] Smoking ban extended to patios, walking trails, playgrounds

The New Brunswick government will impose more restrictions on smoking in public places. Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes:
CBC News (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:38

[Canada] Proposed hookah ban discriminatory and hurtful to business, Toronto restaurateur says

“I would absolutely call it (discrimination),” says Younes Regragui, owner of the Desert Rose Restaurant in Toronto. “In the Middle Eastern community, (the hookah) has been embedded in our culture for centuries. If you sit in a family gathering and if y
National Post (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:34
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