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[Europe, Greece] Greek smoking ban ineffective

[WHO] report... On a scale of 0-10, where scores 8 and above describe high compliance and below 5 low compliance, Greece’s performance is 3. In particular, the reports notes that the country’s compliance in cafes, bars, restaurant is from 0 to 2.
added Jun 6, 2016 12:26

[Texas] Bars celebrate smoking ban ordinance amendment

said their business increased immediately after a smoking ban was amended by the Port Arthur City Council on May 31....“It’s been night and day,” Childs said. “We had 20 people in here on Tuesday night celebrating. They heard the news through messaging an
Port Arthur (TX) News
added Jun 4, 2016 12:25

[Asia, China] New draft of Chinese anti-smoking law weaker than health advocates had hoped

officials involved in discussions with officials close to the lawmaking process said the tobacco industry had urged the legislative affairs office of the State Council, China's cabinet, to keep allowing cigarette advertisements, and enable workplaces, res
added Jun 3, 2016 15:16

[Texas] Port Arthur no longer a comprehensive smoke-free city

According to City Councilwoman Tiffany Hamilton, an amendment allowing bars, private clubs, bingo halls and non-profit fraternal orders to be exempt from the smoke-free ordinance, passed during Tuesday night's council meeting. The the city-wide smoking ba
KBMT 12 (Beaumont, TX)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:52

[Asia, Mid-east] Hotelier Middle East UAE to introduce smoking ban by end of 2016

The UAE is expected to introduce a smoking ban, effective by the end of 2016. The news was revealed by an official from the Ministry of Health and Prevention on Tuesday May 31 to coincide with World No Tobacco Day. (ua)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38

[Nigeria] Lagos warns restaurants, hotels, others on smoking

The Lagos State Government will soon clamp down on restaurants, hotels and other public institutions operating without places for smokers, Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) General Manager Rasheed Adebola Shabi said yesterday.
The Nation (ng)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38

[China] Beijing's smoke busters point the way for national ban

China has more smokers than any other country, but Liu's efforts partly explain the relative success of the capital's ban on smoking in public spaces. "We're very sensitive. We can tell from a single whiff if someone's been smoking," said the bearded ar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 1, 2016 21:43

[Canada] Ontario Liberals shoot down effort to exempt vapour lounges and compassion clubs from new rules

Ontario’s Liberal government quashed on Monday an opposition motion to exempt vapour lounges and compassion clubs from new rules that would bar medical marijuana use anywhere cigarettes are already banned. Bill 178 seeks to amend the Smoke Free Ontario
National Post (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46

[Asia, China] Xinhua Insight: One year on -- Beijing's strictest smoking ban

They said it couldn't be done but, 12 months on, Beijing's smoking ban has been heralded a success having made shared public spaces in the capital cleaner, healthier and safer. For people like Zhu Chunmei, 48, who is a waitress in a small restaurant in d
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2016 20:43

[Greece] Bid to enforce, extend smoking ban

the Hellenic Anti-cancer Institute has called on the government to redouble efforts to enforce an anti-smoking ban in restaurants, bars and other public places but also to extend the ban to children’s playgrounds, beaches and squares.
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 30, 2016 19:54
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