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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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[Asia, Philippines] 7-Eleven told in Davao: Stop selling cigarettes

THE Davao City's Anti-Smoking Task Force (ASTF) had asked the international convenience store chain 7-Eleven to either stop selling cigarettes or risk its business permit. This, after the ASTF observed that a number of convenience stores in the city are
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:18
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[Oregon] Vapor lock: New law bans use of e-cigarettes indoors in public places

Ridley, now owner of two Eugene vapor bars, is in a situation laced with irony — he opened his second store to the general public on Jan. 1, the same day e-cigarettes fall under the Clean Air Act, and Oregonians are no longer able to vape in indoor publi
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jan 2, 2016 16:40
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[West Virginia] VIDEO: Another private club bans indoor smoking in Putnam County

Ironically, Street says it was some of the smokers themselves at her bar who encouraged her to put in a smoking ban. EZ Street will still offer an area for smokers. Street says the bar has a patio with fire pits and heaters.
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Dec 31, 2015 17:33
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[Missouri] Judge temporarily halts expiration of city smoking ban exemptions

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge has issued a temporary restraining order against the expiration of a certain exemption granted by the city’s smoking ban law. Thom Gross, public information officer for the court, said Judge David Dowd’s order is in effect
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Dec 30, 2015 23:27
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[Missouri] Judge Halts Enforcement of City Smoking Ban

victory for the smaller bars in St. Louis...Given a five-year exemption after the city's ban initially went into law, the bars and their owners were irked that the city had carved out a permanent exemption for the deep-pocketed casinos, but not them.
St. Louis (MO) Riverfront Times
added Dec 30, 2015 23:22
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