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[Canada] Vancouver (City) v. Abdiannia, 2015 BCSC 1058

The evidence of the Defendants and the patrons fall short of establishing that they sincerely believe that hookah smoking is a practice which has a nexus with their religion as the term has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Syndi
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 17:13

[Australia] New smoking laws in outdoor dining areas to turn customers into snitches

Patrons will be able to dob in pubs or restaurants who don’t crack down on people smoking in outdoor dining areas. Under the new laws that come into force on July 6 smoking will be banned in all seated outdoor dining areas while food is being served.
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:34

Despite Smokefree Air Act, Smoking Allowed In More Restaurants And Bars In Georgia, Research Shows

“The increase in smoking-allowed establishments may be attributed to the increase in the percentage of establishments permitting smoking in designated dining areas and the large percentage of establishments that permit smoking in outdoor areas,” the auth
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jun 22, 2015 12:58
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[Maryland] Vaping advocate says Howard council should take inspiration from Baltimore law

Howard County should follow Baltimore's lead and allow bars and restaurants to choose whether or not to allow vaping, rather than banning the practice altogether, the leader of an association of vaping businesses told the County Council Monday night.
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jun 21, 2015 16:44

[UK, UK-Wales] Gov't rules out English e-cigarette ban

E-cigarettes will not be banned in England after industry leaders slammed the decision to outlaw vaping in Welsh pubs. The Department of Health confirmed to the Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) that England would not follow the Welsh government’s
added Jun 17, 2015 06:54

Russians don't cut down on cigarettes but learn to avoid no-smoking areas - poll

The number of smokers in Russia has not declined over the past year. A third of the country's population still smoke (34 percent now vs. 35 percent in 2014), the All-Russia Public Opinion Study Center (VTsIOM) has said.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:51

[Asia, China] WeChat users can now rat out smokers who defy Beijing's smoking ban

one in three public venues had already violated the rules within the first week. With a smoking population of 4 million in the capital alone, it's impossible for law enforcement to catch 'em all. Thanks to the messaging app WeChat, Beijingers can now help
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Jun 16, 2015 20:50

UKIP chief backs smoking in pubs

A poll showing how people would allow designated smoking rooms in pubs has been welcomed by Fylde Euro MP Paul Nuttall. He said: “This is something UKIP has long argued for, particularly as it is plain as the head on a pint that the smoking ban has playe
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Jun 16, 2015 14:53

[Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free Waco is terrific goal, but consider local businesses’ investments as well

City Council should be resourceful in how it does so, offering a decent grace period that allows businesses time to adjust or grandfathering those businesses that adapted earlier till they sell, renovate, move or, best of all, get with the program, if onl
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 16, 2015 06:24

[Wisconsin] Oregon bar fire caused by cigarette

Fire officials think a cigarette started a fire that caused $500,000 in damage to an Oregon business. Fire Chief Jack Mlnarik tells 27 News the June 8 fire at Hack's Sports Page Bar has been ruled accidental, believed to have been caused by an employee
WKOW-TV ABC 27 (Madison, WI)
added Jun 16, 2015 16:59
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