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[Canada] FROM THE ARCHIVES 'Ugly Club' restaurant closes in 2003, blames smoking ban

People would line up to have owner Sam Saikaley insult them....Saikaley chalked it up to the city's new smoking laws. Two years earlier, Ottawa had banned smoking in restaurants, bars, pubs and even bingo halls.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:38

[UK] Birmingham Shisha bars contain ‘higher levels of pollution than Beijing’, claims new study

The report, commissioned by Birmingham City Council, is said to be the first of its kind in the UK and examined the air quality levels in 12 shisha bars across the city.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:22

[New York] Danny Meyer Thinks Tipping Is Socialist

we will lose one of the greatest commercial advantages we have. That’s what happened with smoking at the Union Square Cafe. We banned it in 1990 and after the citywide ban, we weren’t the one island you could go to to escape smoke.
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:52
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[Illinois] Where There’s Vape, There’s Fire

Highwood has no regulations on e-cigarettes, and Lake County doesn’t impose an e-juice tax. So West opened North Shore Vapes in Highwood last November, joining other vape shops in the area including Vapor4Life in Northbrook and Island Smoke Vape Shop in H
Daily North Shore
added Feb 3, 2016 00:35

District of Columbia lawmakers extend ban on pot in private clubs

A temporary ban on smoking marijuana in private clubs was unanimously extended by the District of Columbia Council on Tuesday as lawmakers debated limits on pot in the U.S. capital. A final vote on a permanent ban was delayed by at least two weeks as a
added Feb 2, 2016 23:49

[Asia, India] Ban on hookah bars in Mohali

The direction came after Mohali civil surgeon Dr Neelam Bhardwaj submitted a report to the DC, stating that a number of hookah bars serving tobacco molasses containing nicotine are operational in the district. Latest Comment
Times of India
added Feb 2, 2016 18:54

[Louisiana] Metro Council members begin to weigh proposed smoking ban for bars and casinos

The debate over whether Baton Rougeans should be able to smoke in casinos and bars is starting to light up, with some East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council members ready to trash the ashtrays and others questioning if a ban amounts to a government overst
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Feb 2, 2016 01:11

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette ban won't apply in some pubs and bars under new Welsh Government plans

amendments passed at the Assembly’s health and social care committee show ministers have now produced a list of places where the ban would apply. So-called vaping would only be allowed in pubs that serve drink but do not serve food as well, and where una
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 16:16

[Ireland] Heat is on well-known Limerick publican over smoking area

A WELL-known Limerick publican feels he is being “singled out” by the HSE who have taken him to court over a “covered” smoking area. Michael Houlihan of Michael Houlihan’s Bar, Sarsfield Street, Kilmallock was before the local court for being in breach
Limerick Leader (ie)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:46

Indoor air quality in hospitality venues that allow smoking is worse than outdoor, study finds

Research carried out in six cities with dangerous levels of air pollution indicates that air quality inside venues that allow smoking is even worse than outdoors. The study, published today in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, was co-authored by t
added Jan 28, 2016 20:32
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