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[Alabama] Research shows dangerous levels of secondhand smoke found in Florence businesses

Results of an air quality study in the Shoals, show employees in Florence restaurants and bars that allow smoking are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke. This study has a local group pushing for a smoke free ordinance.
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 5, 2015 00:57

[Wyoming] Tuesday vote determines future of smoking in Casper bars

Many hope Tuesday’s vote will spell an end to the long debate, which started with a 2012 ban that the city then retracted before a petition took the issue to the courts. Casper City Councilman Steve Cathey said residents are tired of the issue and wants
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 3, 2015 16:46

[Wyoming] LETTER: Lorenzen: Vote no to protect Casper residents from secondhand smoke

ordinance No. 15-13 isn’t just about the person who chooses to smoke in the bar. It’s about the rights of everyone to exist in smoke-free environments. This includes workers, patrons, patients and you. Everyone in Casper deserves the right to breathe clea
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 1, 2015 09:07

[Asia, India] Hookah bars violating COTPA with impunity

The mushrooming hookah bars across the city, which are frequented by minors, will be under the scanner for violation of the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products...development comes nearly a month after the high court clarified the ambiguity over the oper
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:46


The recent ruling by the Karnataka High Court stating that there is no need for a separate license for serving tobacco-only hookahs has raised many eyebrows. The anti-tobacco crusaders say that the judgment has been misinterpreted and there is a mushroom (Times of India) (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:44

[Massachusetts] Hookah lounge owner complains of illegal use in Lawrence bars

“I would like to give you some information about what's happening in the city of Lawrence after midnight when you are sleeping,” Patel wrote in an email ... He named six bars and clubs in the city that he said are providing tobacco hookahs to customers,
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 29, 2015 14:41

Why higher taxes on cigarettes doesnt' help smokers

A new study shows that while counter-marketing techniques often reduce total consumption of cigarettes, increasing cigarette taxes per package shifts some consumers to higher nicotine products. Given the addictive properties of nicotine, this result inc
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 12:14

[Alabama] Study: Workers harmed in Florence restaurants that allow smoking

Workers in Florence restaurants that allow smoking are exposed to harmful air particles at a 66 percent higher rate than those working in non-smoking restaurants, according to an air quality study performed this year by the Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 29, 2015 09:42

[Louisiana] New Orleans smoking ban hits the six-month mark, and bar owners' reviews are mixed

Across New Orleans, bar owners and patrons say they're seeing the same phenomenon -- lively crowds outside and a near-barren barroom inside. "Sometimes, I get here and there's a huge crowd outside, and then I walk inside to find two people in here and t
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Oct 24, 2015 03:48

[Asia, Japan] An interview with Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe

First, I don’t smoke. My idea is to separate the places where smokers can enjoy smoking...The only thing that we are doing is that, we ask restaurants to put a sign on the door saying if you can or can’t smoke. And we have to educate the people about how
Japan Today
added Oct 23, 2015 19:19
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