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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

[Canada] Toronto hookah ban up in smoke

Councillors approved a ban on smoking hookahs inside licensed establishments such as bars, restaurants, stores, cafes and lounges, but then voted to reopen the item at the request of Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti — who missed the initial vote. The propos
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:11
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[UK-Wales] Outside smoking ban consultation criticised for including e-cigarettes

Swansea Council is facing criticism for asking if e-cigarettes should be banned in outside public spaces in a consultation which could impact pub gardens. Peter Black, assembly member for South Wales, has questioned Swansea Council’s inclusion of e-c
added Oct 21, 2015 12:17

[Wyoming] Casper smoking election moved to earlier date

The Casper City Council unanimously decided Tuesday to move up the date of the election that will decide whether to allow smoking in bars. The election will now take place Nov. 3. Previously, the Natrona County clerk had set the election for Nov. 17. B
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 14, 2015 17:28

[Florida] More Gainesville Bars Are Banning Smoking

According to the Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco, 10 Gainesville businesses still allow indoor smoking. Victoria Hunter, chair of Tobacco Free Alachua’s Community Partnership, said she believes the bar’s move to ban indoor smoking m
WUFT - 89.1 FM (Gainesville, FL)
added Oct 12, 2015 21:41

[Indiana] Study Committee Considers Smoking Ban, E-Cigarette Changes

Legislators heard testimony Tuesday on several tobacco-related issues, including whether to expand the state’s smoking ban and include e-cigarettes in the law. Passionate voices on both sides of the argument testified during the hearing. Public health a
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Oct 12, 2015 17:50

[Australia] Pubs want e-cigarettes stubbed out ($$)

BAR owners want e-cigarettes treated legally the same as tobacco cigarettes, and banned in non-smoking areas, because the “murky waters” around their use make it difficult to manage complaints about patrons who puff on the vaporisers.
The Australian (au)
added Oct 12, 2015 12:25
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