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Smoking rooms in bars and restaurants in the Netherlands banned

The Dutch Court of Appeal in The Hague has decided to ban smoking rooms in restaurants and bars in the Netherlands. This decision comes as a result of the lawsuit put forward by Clean Air Nederland (CAN).
IamExpat (nl)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:49
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[Ireland] Poll: Should smoking be banned in outdoor areas where people are eating?

Reilly said while the smoking ban was a really progressive move but that one of the consequences has been the prevalence of smokers in the outdoor areas of bars, cafés and restaurants. This evening, we want to know: Should smoking be banned in outdoor a
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:30
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[Ireland] Smoking ban should be extended outdoors where food is served: James Reilly

Dr James Reilly says nobody can enjoy a meal outside, without being surrounded by cigarettes. The Senator believes people who want to smoke should have to take their break in a separate area. "Smoking kills over 6,000 peope every year on this country
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:23
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Southern California’s First Cracker Barrel and Our Love Affair With New Chain Restaurants

More recently, the company was sued by the NAACP for allegedly segregating black customers by seating them in the smoking section and then giving them subpar service. The chain never admitted wrongdoing, but settled the lawsuit for $8.7 million.
Los Angeles Magazine
added Feb 15, 2018 17:14
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Dutch court stubs out smokers' corners in cafes

A Dutch court on Tuesday upheld an appeal by anti-cigarette campaigners and barred the use of public spaces in cafes and bars reserved for smokers. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 percent o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 17:12
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar

Like other throwbacks from the 1990s, smoking in bars is making a comeback — or trying to. Sugar East, which opened on the Upper East Side last April, has a tobacco license thanks to the previous tenant, Merchants NY Cigar Bar, making it one of the rare
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 04:54
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[Indiana] Lafayette officials look to add vaping to city's smoking ban

City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit vaping into any restaurant or store which admits those younger than 21. It wouldn't include tobacco shops or bars that permit smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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