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[Pennsylvania] SCHMITT: Clouded with exemptions, Clean Indoor Air Act needs to be refreshed

Pennsylvania's so-called Clean Indoor Air Act that took effect in 2008. The reality is that in its current state, the act's loopholes make it a failure....except for bars where food sales are less than or equal to 20 percent of business. That's a lot of b
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 12, 2016 16:04
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[UK-Wales] The great vape debate: Should e-cigs be banned in indoor public places?

FOR Welsh Liberal Democrat AM Peter Black argues why it would be a mistake to ban e-cigarettes in pubs, clubs and restaurants / AGAINST Media Wales Chief Reporter Martin Shipton argues why electronic cigarettes should be banned in indoor public places
WalesOnline (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 16:43
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The impact of Spain’s smoking ban, five years on

But despite complaints from the bar and restaurant industry, the general public seems to have backed the ban, at least according to Francisco Rodríguez Lozano, president of a Europe-wide anti-smoking network. “Society supported the law,” he says, pointin
Diario el Pais (uy)
added Jan 11, 2016 15:44
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D.C. mayor at risk of watching her marijuana policy go up in smoke

But less than a year later, a messy and public scramble on Tuesday by the mayor to keep intact — perhaps just for 90 days — a package of restrictions against public pot smoking showed something else. Bowser is no longer in full control of the issue, and,
Washington Post
added Jan 8, 2016 22:05
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D.C. briefly legalizes pot-smoking in private clubs — then reverses itself

For a brief time Tuesday, the D.C. Council embraced a new, much more relaxed version of marijuana legalization, voting to allow pot smoking at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios and most any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club. That
Washington Post
added Jan 8, 2016 22:03
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[District of Columbia] WASHINGTON D.C. LEGALIZES SMOKING POT IN PRIVATE CLUBS FOR 30 MINUTES — THEN REVERSES THE DECISION

The Washington D.C. Council voted to allow smoking pot at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios, and almost any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club, according to the Washington Post, before reversing the decision after less than half an
Inquisitr
added Jan 8, 2016 22:02
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[Washington] 100 years ago in Spokane: Banned from booze, saloons turn to tobacco sales

said the new statewide prohibition law did not appear to be hurting business. “Yesterday, we were visited by half a dozen proprietors of what were formerly saloons, who placed orders with us for cigars and tobacco,” he said. “They will continue in busine
The Spokesman-Review
added Jan 6, 2016 16:50
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[Missouri] St. Louis checking up on bars to see if they're complying with expanded smoking ban

"Health department staff are beginning to meet with previously exempted bars to remind them of the sunset and help them to establish an outdoor smoking area, should they choose," Crane said on Monday. In 2011, the city adopted the smoking ban, but allo
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 5, 2016 19:28
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[Cyprus] Nearly 3000 booked for smoking indoors over two months

According to a police statement, 12,823 inspections had been carried out across the island by officers who chalked up 2,833 reports for smoking. Most were reported in Nicosia, 848, following 1,549 checks. Paphos came second with 726 in 1,123 inspections
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:03
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[Asia, Japan] Ban on smoking in public facilities eyed

The government plans to introduce legislation to strengthen measures against secondhand smoke in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, The Yomiuri Shimbun has learned. The legislation will oblige all public facilities, including
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:15
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