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NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA INDOOR AIR QUALITY MONITORING STUDY (PDF)

Key findings of the study include: • Before the smoke-free air law, the average level of fine particle air pollution, or PM2.5, was 257 .g/m3 in the 10 places permitting smoking. This level is “Hazardous” according to the US EPA Air Quality Index.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 13:00
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[Louisiana] As New Orleans Marks 100 Days of Being Smoke-Free, Study Finds Air Pollution Levels Have Dropped 96 Percent in Bars and Casino

The level of fine particle air pollution fell by 96 percent in venues that had previously allowed smoking... "This study reinforces what we know to be true: Smoking is a source of indoor air pollution and New Orleans' comprehensive smoking ordinance is m
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 5, 2015 12:20
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Workers in Accommodation and Food Services — United States, 2011–2013

2.4 million workers in the accommodation and food services sector currently smoke cigarettes, and among those, prevalence was highest among males, non-Hispanic whites, persons with less education, those who live below the poverty level, those who have bee
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:11
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[UK] Brighton considers banning smoking outside restaurants and pubs

Smoking outside restaurants, cafes and pubs in Brighton and Hove could be banned under plans being considered by the council. A 12 week consultation has been launched asking the public for their views on extending smoke-free zones in the city.
BigHospitality (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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[Texas] LETTER: Smoking gun?

secondhand smoke is unhealthy, but I defy anyone to find a post-mortem report that shows death has occurred due to inhaling secondhand smoke. We are not forced into these situations. Let’s not be so melodramatic.
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jul 27, 2015 09:58
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[Missouri] LETTER: Smoking ban gives city's casinos an advantage over small bars

the St. Louis City Smoke-Free Air Act of 2009 allows casinos, even casinos not yet in existence, to have smoking on their gaming floors for years to come. The ban's five-year sunset clause applies only to small bars. The smoking exemption for city casinos
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2015 05:42
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[Canada] Smoking ban on terrasses has broad support, survey shows

According to a survey conducted for the Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac, 71 per cent of people are in favour of banning smoking on terrasses, up from 63 per cent in 2013. The survey casts doubt on bar owners’ assertions that social peace
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:17
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[Africa, Kenya] Bar owners oppose new tobacco laws

Through their lobby, Pubs and Restaurants Association Kenya, the managers and owners of restaurants fear losing revenue if smokers stay away due to the harsh conditions. Association’s Chief Executive Lillian Kalela said the regulations will increase cost
The Standard (ke)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:24
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[Canada] Regina residents support smoking ban for patios, parks: Survey

70 per cent of those who participated indicated they want to see smoking prohibited on patios at restaurants and bars around the city. Almost 90 per cent also support bans at children’s playgrounds.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 24, 2015 20:03
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[Wisconsin] State smoking ban turns five

A Public Opinion Strategies poll from 2014 found that 86 percent of Wisconsin voters approve of the law, compared with 75 percent approval in 2011. Nine out of 10 Wisconsinites report going out to bars and restaurants the same or more often since the la
Kenosha (WI) News
added Jul 22, 2015 00:47
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