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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41
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[California] San Francisco embraces Amsterdam-style marijuana lounges

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. "Ther
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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Cancer researcher sets up website on smoke-free restaurants in Japan

The site, which is in Japanese and called Quemlin... Chief researcher at the Osaka International Cancer Institute Yuri Ito, 40, likes to dine out and has been posting photos on her Facebook page of nonsmoking establishments she has visited since 2015.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Mar 14, 2018 16:49
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[Texas] Fort Worth's new ordinance banning smoking in bars and bingo parlors went into effect Monday.

Since the Big Apple Cafe opened 26 years ago this week, customers at the Fort Worth far-east side bar have lit up and puffed away. But suddenly, the bar has no use for its 60 ash trays. "Well, not anymore, not after today,” said owner Joe Galland, a na
KXAS-TV NBC-5 (Fort Worth, TX)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:22
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[Texas] VIDEO: Fort Worth smoking ban goes into effect on Monday

Smoking is officially banned in all bars and bingo halls in Fort Worth starting Monday. The city passed an updated ordinance in December, giving businesses 90 days notice. For more than 30 years, Charlie Browns Club has been open for business on Lancas
KDFW FOX 4 (Dallas, TX)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:11
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[Texas] VIDEO: New Fort Worth Smoking Ban Begins Today

Starting today, smoking in bars and bingo halls in Fort Worth is against the law. Fort Worth becomes the last major city in Texas to enact an ordinance that protects workers from secondhand smoke in all workplaces. Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, exactly
CBS Dallas/Fort Worth (KTVT - CBS 11)
added Mar 12, 2018 15:10
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HANRAHAN / SIDERAS: From ridiculous lock-out laws to petty fines and the soaring cost of living: How Australia's laid-back spirit is being crushed by the 'Nanny State'

From no longer being able to get full strength beer at the football or cricket, to being unable to eat in smoking areas at pubs, the country known for being laid back is now incredibly uptight. Australia has changed and not necessarily for the better wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 15:41
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Austrian no-smoking petition against government reaches 500,000 mark

Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants, embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke. No smoking signs are see
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[Texas] Smoking in Fort Worth bars and bingo parlors ends soon. Are city parks next?

In December, the City Council updated the city's smoking ordinance to include bars and bingo parlors. The new law goes into effect March 12. Organizations pushing for a smoke-free city pursued the change, saying the city has not kept pace with public sen
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 7, 2018 04:08
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[Canada] Hoteliers want city to tweak patio smoking ban

A city-wide smoking ban on patios at Winnipeg restaurants and bars is one step away from becoming a realization this spring. The city’s Standing Policy Committee for Protection, Community Services and Parks voted 2-to-1 in favour of the ban, which is s
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 04:05
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