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[Australia] MICHAEL MCGOWAN: Killjoys take the fun out Friday night

I have spoken, for example, to at least three current political staffers who are outraged at the ban. Try getting a politician to speak up on behalf of smokers though. The usual crutch in these arguments is John Stuart Mill, the British philosopher whos
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:08
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[Texas] Waco council votes 5-1 to snuff smoking in bars, eateries

Waco City Council voted Tuesday to outlaw smoking in bars, restaurants and most other enclosed public spaces, siding with those who said the dangers of secondhand smoke outweighed business concerns about the ban. On the first of two required votes, the c
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 8, 2015 10:34
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[Asia, China] One month in, Beijing smoking ban burns on slowly

One month after Beijing introduced a tough smoking ban, 40 organizations and 90 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2015 17:44
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[Asia, China] Beijing holds its breath on effectiveness of smoking ban

Ma Yongsheng, who runs a restaurant in Beijing, canceled a wedding banquet reservation on Monday, as a guest insisted on smoking during the meal. "If we continue to host guests who smoke, we'll surely be fined," Ma said. At Beijing Capital International
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:14
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[Wisconsin] July 5 marks five years of smoke-free establishments

"It's hard to believe that smoking conventional cigarettes used to be a regular occurrence in our bars and restaurants," said Wynn Workun, of Fond du Lac. "I can remember my choices of meeting family and friends for a social gathering being very limited
Fond du Lac (WI) Reporter
added Jul 4, 2015 11:35
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[Canada] Vancouver (City) v. Abdiannia, 2015 BCSC 1058

The evidence of the Defendants and the patrons fall short of establishing that they sincerely believe that hookah smoking is a practice which has a nexus with their religion as the term has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Syndi
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 17:13
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[Colorado] Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2015 15:18
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[Kansas] SMOKING BAN’S A BENEFIT, BUT COST OF CIGS A CONCERN

She said you wouldn’t believe the amount of nicotine that was coating the tables, chairs, walls and mirrors. The ban was pretty divisive when first passed, and a few complaints came from regular smokers after Carl’s stopped allowing smoking in the bar,
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 1, 2015 12:03
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[Australia] No butts about it: Cancer Council, cafe owners welcome new anti-smoking laws coming into effect

SECOND-hand smoke is off the menu at all outdoor dining venues from next Monday, much to the delight of the Cancer Council and cafe owners like Derek Carver. The new laws, introduced by the State Government, were originally announced in 2012 but come do
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:56
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[Canada] Reminder: Changes to smoking legislation take effect July 1

New Brunswickers are reminded that changes to the Smoke-Free Places Act and to the Tobacco Sales Act come into effect July 1. “These changes represent our government’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers live longer, healthier lives,” said Health Mini
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:07
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