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[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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[Alabama] OUR VIEW: Focus on big picture with smoking ordinance

Libertarians don’t like the idea of government getting involved in how businesses operate, but some involvement is necessary, especially when the public interest is involved. Getting into the minutia of how long breaks are really does seem to be overre
Gadsden (AL) Times
added Dec 27, 2014 23:17
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[Kentucky] YETTER: State needs smoke-free law

Joining Westrom and Adams to speak on behalf of a smoke-free law were Wayne Meriwether, the CEO of Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield, representing the Kentucky Hospital Association, and Brent Cooper, president of a Covington internet tech
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Dec 27, 2014 15:30
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[UK] Flamboyant London club owner allegedly stabbed to death by son

“West built a family tobacco business in Belgium ... founded a wholesale business on a double decker bus in Calais selling cheap alcohol and cigarettes.” ...There is no room for manoeuvre when the ban comes in. I will be fined £2,500 each time it is breac
Press Association (uk)
added Dec 22, 2014 15:00
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Should Tennessee cities have greater control over tobacco?

A researcher at East Tennessee State University says a 1994 state law has tied the hands of local government officials when it comes to regulating tobacco products. The law prevents cities, towns and counties from going beyond smoking regulations already
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
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[Ireland] COOPER: Smoking ban has chance in Kentucky legislature

I hope our elected officials will support a statewide smoke-free law in public places and work sites. I hope they will tell everyone in our state that they officially agree, secondhand smoke is a danger to our workforce. If you agree, let them know. Th
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 20, 2014 20:20
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[Texas] As Statewide Smoking Ban Stalls, Cities Go It Alone

Now, McKee reluctantly acknowledges a change of heart. “I’m glad it happened, I guess,” he said last week. “Everybody says it smells so much better. It hurts the business in the morning time with the coffee and the smokers, but the rest of the day, ever
The Texas Tribune
added Dec 20, 2014 14:06
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[UK] Harlesden shisha bar owners fined £22k for smoking and food offences

Khadra Abdywahab Yusuf, 33, and Osama Abubakar Abdullah, also sold tobacco products without the statutory health warnings from Cleopatra Lounge in High Street, and failed to register their food business.
Kilburn Times (uk)
added Dec 19, 2014 13:07
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Texas Once Again to Consider a Statewide Smoking Ban

It will be the fifth legislative session in a row in which such a measure has been proposed. More than 100 Texas cities — encompassing nearly half of the state population — have moved on their own, enacting some sort of ban on smoking in public places in
New York Times
added Dec 19, 2014 02:25
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[UK] Outcasts! E-cig smokers left out in the cold as more venues ban the devices

More and more venues across the region are now banning the devices which are widely-seen as an essential aid for those wanting to kick tobacco. ‘Vaping’ is outlawed at Old Trafford and The Etihad, on trams and Metrolink stops, trains and train statio
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Dec 18, 2014 08:34
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