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[Australia] Calls for total smoking bans in outdoor areas of pubs, cafes

Beer gardens and outdoor areas of cafes would become entirely smoke-free under a new Victorian proposal supported by more than a dozen leading health and community groups. The government announced last year that smoking would be banned in outdoor venues
The Age (au)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:44

[Indiana] South Bend bars offer blueprint for smoke-free success

Smoke Free St. Joe, a coalition of local, state and national partners working to promote smoke-free policies countywide, has promised to assist local businesses with the transition. “It’s not about putting any businesses out of business,” Latorya Greene,
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Apr 3, 2016 18:02

[Missouri] More restaurants in Cape, Jackson going smoke free

Although there is no law keeping business owners from allowing cigarette use in their establishments, many local restaurant owners have opted to enact their own nonsmoking policies as a matter of personal preference since the vote. Several new restauran
Southeast Missourian
added Apr 3, 2016 13:47

Pot initiative backer cites concern with Alaska smoking bill

Public smoking restrictions that recently passed the Alaska Senate could hurt proposed cannabis cafes in the state, a sponsor of the initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in Alaska said Friday.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 2, 2016 14:22

[Canada] Hookah ban to take effect in Toronto, starting April 1

The city is taking a soft approach as it ushers in a ban on hookah smoking in bars and lounges. Thursday is the last day for Torontonians to legally enjoy a hookah puff, as new regulations take effect on April 1. A motion to ban the smoking water pipes p
Metro (ca)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22

[Connecticut] At the Owl Shop in New Haven, Smoking Is Encouraged

The scene reflects the vision of Glen Greenberg, a doctor’s son and a confirmed cigar smoker. Holed up in his pint-size office up a dark, winding staircase far from the noisy crowd, he exuded the quiet confidence of a man who had, at a critical moment, ma
New York Times
added Apr 1, 2016 20:17

[Europe, UK] The big smoke / Why e-smoking is flourishing

Britons spent around £800m ($1.2 billion) on “vaping products” in 2015, up from £50m in 2011. The French, by contrast, spent only £290m...Perhaps for that reason, the increase in vape shops has been concentrated in poorer areas
The Economist
added Apr 1, 2016 14:48

[Alaska] Senate votes to ban smoking in bars, restaurants statewide

The Alaska Senate has voted 15-5 to approve a bill banning smoking in most public buildings across Alaska. Senate Bill 1, brought forward by Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, will prohibit smoking in bars, restaurants and most workplaces. Micciche, speak
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 31, 2016 15:54

[Indiana] South Bend Council approves smoking ban on 6-3 vote

Common Council voted 6-3 Tuesday in favor of an expanded ban on smoking in bars, taverns, casinos, private clubs and tobacco shops — basically all workplaces in South Bend — in what supporters hailed as a victory for public health.
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Mar 30, 2016 21:18

[New Hampshire] E-cigarette explodes in Keene restaurant

Diners at a downtown Keene restaurant Easter Sunday got a scare when an e-cigarette exploded. "We thought a bomb went off ... that's how loud it was," said Timoleon's Restaurant owner Timoleon "Lindy" Chakalos. About 1 p.m., a Timoleon's customer sittin
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Mar 29, 2016 23:18
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