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Living Above a Restaurant in New York City

she has several tricks up her sleeve to make the apartment livable, including the constant use of a white-noise machine to drown out street chatter and scented candles to abate the smell of stale cigarette smoke.
New York Times
added Jan 13, 2017 16:47
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[Japan] Gov't eager to stamp out smoking in public areas ahead of Olympics

Japan's health minister on Friday expressed eagerness to pursue the eradication of passive smoking ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, saying it is the government's "mission" to alleviate the effects of secondhand cigarette smoke. Emphasiz
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:40
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NEW HAMPSHIRE LAWMAKER SPONSORS BILL TO OVERTURN SMOKING BANS

state representative has introduced a bill that would let privately operated establishments like supermarkets and restaurants decide whether to allow patrons to light up indoors, WMUR-TV reports. A decade ago, the state approved a smoking ban that prohibi
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:40
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[Asia, Japan] Restaurant industry opposes total smoking ban ahead of 2020 Olympics

At a meeting in Tokyo of industry organizations, participants expressed concern that a smoking ban would drive small businesses into the ground. They said Japan should aim to become a leading country in promoting separate smoking areas. The Ministry of
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 12, 2017 19:12
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Louisiana's Restaurant, Hospitality Industry Benefitting Ten Years After Smoke-Free Air Act

According to the National Restaurant Association's data, restaurants are one of the leading driving forces in Louisiana's economy. This accompanied with the fact that hospitality employment has increased after the smoke-free air act clearly shows that th
MarketWired
added Jan 12, 2017 14:56
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[Indiana] Editorial: Erase the haze for a healthier community

It’s been almost five years since Indiana enacted a statewide smoking ban in public places. The law, however, excluded bars and casinos... But that loss will be more than made up for by attracting non-smoking customers to venues they long ago fled. It w
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jan 11, 2017 21:11
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Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws

In many U.S. communities that have adopted indoor smoking bans, fewer children need emergency asthma treatment, a new study finds. ER visits for childhood asthma attacks fell 17 percent overall in 20 metropolitan areas that prohibit smoking in public pl
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 9, 2017 17:27
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[Indiana] No rush to duplicate South Bend's smoking ban

A smoking ban that recently took effect in South Bend hasn’t caused a scramble to follow suit among elected officials in Mishawaka, St. Joseph County and Elkhart County. Smoking of tobacco of any kind is now banned in all South Bend workplaces, includin
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Jan 8, 2017 23:53
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[Texas] Weslaco, Donna ban smoking

Thanks to the approval of the Weslaco and Donna city commissions on Tuesday, smoking will be prohibited in restaurants and bars — except outdoor seating areas — located in said communities. This extends to public places such as shopping malls, retail sto
Brownsville (TX) Herald
added Jan 8, 2017 14:36
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[Alabama] Group pushing for city-wide smoking ban in Ocean Springs bars, restaurants

In Ocean Springs, a grassroots effort to ban smoking in bars, restaurants, and possibly other establishments is taking shape. Several members of the group organizing this effort are healthcare workers, who say they want this to happen for the public heal
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 6, 2017 20:55
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