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[Nebraska] Cigar bars owners get one more shot to argue against ban

The Nebraska Supreme Court has given cigar bar and tobacco shop owners a final shot to argue why they shouldn't have to stop their patrons from smoking indoors. The decision comes almost a month after the high court's judges declared the state's indoor s
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 26, 2014 13:05
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Most of cafes and restaurants in Russia observe smoking ban — Consumers International

The monitoring demonstrated that as many as 93.7% of cafes and restaurants subject to inspections observed the anti-smoking ban. In the remaining 6.3% of public catering establishments, the ban had been violated due to both the owner’s fault and the lack
ITAR-TASS (ru)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:07
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[Louisiana] Should smoking be allowed in New Orleans music clubs and bars?

Our columns generated hundreds of responses, including accusations that some commentators were paid propagandists for larger interests on either side of the issue. The not-so-simple question on the table remains: Should smoking be allowed in New Orleans
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 23, 2014 14:35
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[Minnesota] Mpls. to consider e-cig ban for bars, restaurants

Minneapolis City Council Member Cam Gordon plans to introduce an amendment that would expand the definition of "smoking" in city ordinances to include e-cigarettes. Gordon says while the devices emit no smoke, they still pose the potential for harm.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Sep 23, 2014 13:44
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Poland’s Doctor-Prime Minister Will See You Now

The chain-smoking doctor ... Kopacz has had little success in ending her cigarette habit, despite public promises to do so... decried a 2010 law restricting smoking as “an attack on my personal freedom” and said it would keep her from smoking in cafes or
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2014 13:26
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[Turkey] Hitting a high the Ottoman way with tobacco

The nargile (known as the water pipe, hookah, hubbly bubbly, shisha and by other names) is said to have originated in the Persian Empire and then came to the Ottomans during the reign of Yavuz Sultan Selim (r. 1512-1520). The Persians are supposed to hav
Hurriyet (tr)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:36
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[Nebraska] Billiards parlor clears smoke from cigar bars

Cigar bar owner Jason Hutchison nailed it when he said, “It’s disappointing that one business threw a temper tantrum, and now they’ve basically ruined it for cigar smokers all across the state.”
Kearney (NE) Hub
added Sep 19, 2014 20:14
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[New York] ‘You See Your Boys, You Stop’: At Le Basket in Greenwich Village

You’re a bike messenger in New York City and you’ve just finished your day...“Rather Be” played on a Bluetooth speaker, accompanied by the din of Broadway traffic and the rumbling subway below, as beer cans were popped and the no-smoking sign disregarded
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2014 17:46
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[Louisiana] SPERA: Smoking in New Orleans music clubs stinks, despite the myth: Keith Spera

While musicians have helped foster the myth that smoking is cool, cigarettes don't make music. A Marlboro never strummed a C-chord, and a Lucky Strike never knocked out a drum solo. What cigarettes do accomplish, beyond generating clients for the New Or
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 18, 2014 18:29
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[Korea - South] In no-smoking debate, Korea parallels Germany

From January, smoking will be banned in all restaurants and bars, a move similar to Germany’s health act in 2007 that prohibited smoking at alcoholic establishments, making enclosed smoking booths inside the exception. The German government soon faced s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:00
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