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[Czech Republic] Czech government parties look to calm spat over failed smoking ban bill

Czech ruling parties tried to calm a public row on Friday, agreeing to submit new anti-smoking legislation after some coalition lawmakers torpedoed a government-backed bill this week, angering the prime minister. The three-party centre-left coalition has
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 11:54

[Czech Republic] Smoking Ban Failure Triggers Emergency Czech Coalition Talks

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka called for emergency talks after a failure to pass a long-awaited law banning smoking in restaurants ignited tension in his ruling coalition. Sobotka’s Social Democrats locked horns with ANO, the junior coalition party led
Bloomberg News
added May 27, 2016 11:10

[Canada] Smoking now banned on Montreal terrasses: 6 things to know

Starting today, Quebecers are no longer allowed to smoke on bar or restaurant patios. The Quebec government's stricter anti-smoking measures went into effect at midnight. The measures are part of Bill 44, which aims to crack down on the harm caused by
CBC News (ca)
added May 26, 2016 14:26

Czech PM furious after coalition partner lawmakers block anti-smoking bill

Sobotka on Tuesday berated members of ruling coalition partner ANO for blocking a government-proposed anti-smoking bill in parliament, calling their vote against a national ban a "disgrace".... Blocking the ban "assisted the tobacco lobby and harmed the i
added May 25, 2016 17:28

[California] Sonoma may stub out outdoor smoking

It’s an ashtray. If customers dining on the front patio of the Swiss Hotel want to smoke a cigarette or a cigar, there is nothing to stop them from lighting up. Unlike many other cities, Sonoma is a bit of an outlier, with no rules restricting outdoor
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 23, 2016 15:37

[UK-Wales] E-cigarettes curb removed from Welsh health bill

The Public Health (Wales) Bill aimed to restrict the use of nicotine-inhaling devices in places such as schools, restaurants and cafes as well as on public transport. But the contentious legislation was defeated by just one vote in the Welsh Assembly –
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added May 22, 2016 19:45

[Ireland] Well-known Limerick publican fined over smoking area

A JUDGE said she “can’t massage the law” for a well-known Limerick publican before she fined him €400 and ordered him to refrain from selling cigarettes for three weeks, after he failed to ensure that the smoking area of his pub is compliant with legislat
Limerick Leader (ie)
added May 22, 2016 19:44

[China] 'Get the f*** out of here!' Shocking moment restaurant boss swears at a pregnant customer after 'she asked his staff to stop smoking inside'

Smoking inside public areas of the Global Harbor Mall in Shanghai is banned however the shopping centre does have designated areas for people to light up. According to reports, the pregnant woman was frustrated that staff were smoking around her as she
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:49

[Africa] Uganda bans smoking in public places

People lighting up in bars, restaurants or hotels now face being fined $60 (£41) or jailed for up to two months. And smokers must be at least 50 metres away from public spaces, such as schools, hospitals and taxi ranks. The new laws also ban the sale of e
BBC Online
added May 19, 2016 20:09

[Texas] Smoke-free ordinance under fire by bar owners

Port Arthur City Council members were asked Tuesday to consider the plight of bar owners who complained the city’s new smoke free ordinance was snuffing out their business. At the same time, another group of speakers urged Council to hold fast to their
Port Arthur (TX) News
added May 18, 2016 20:03
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