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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking

If one of Japan’s most knowledgeable journalists admits he wasn’t aware of the greater dangers of sidestream smoke, which informs other countries’ public smoking bans, then it’s likely the average Japanese person isn’t aware of them either. Keeping the
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 18:34
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Can Japan Host a Smoke-Free Olympics?

Under the newly revised Health Promotion Law, Japan’s relaxed attitude to tobacco control — rated poorly by the World Health Organization (WHO) — will be confronted with tougher restrictions and fines. It’s the first time Japan will introduce anti-smoking
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:52
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[Wisconsin] Proposed ordinance change would streamline city building smoking rules

Smoking would be prohibited within 25 feet of all public building entrances under an ordinance change introduced at the City Council earlier this week. The proposal comes one month after the council voted to ban smoking in public parking ramps.
Madison (WI) Cap Times
added Jun 23, 2018 10:47
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[Europe, UK] PRYOR: Our panicky and reactionary regulation of e-cigarettes is getting in the way of saving lives

our advertising restrictions, some of which are mandated by the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive. As a result of these restrictions, we find ourselves in a ludicrous situation where a majority of smokers think that e-cigarettes are no safer th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 17:12
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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[Vermont] Montpelier’s mayor not ready to support downtown smoking ban

Watson said she is opposed to an all-out smoking ban in the capital city’s downtown area ahead of a meeting next week with organizers of a campaign to prohibit cigarette smoking and vaping in a half-mile area. The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
VTDigger.org
added Jun 23, 2018 11:29
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Cheers To 80 Years Of The Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act ($$)

we review how the FD&C Act came to be, how it has evolved...... Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009: expanding FDA authority over manufacturing, distribution and...
Law360
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[Idaho] SMOKE-FREE TWIN FALLS CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF TODAY AT RELAY FOR LIFE

Kemp is Idaho’s grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and today she’ll be at Canyon Ridge High School for a cause. As participants at this evening’s Relay For Life event honor those who’ve been touched by cancer, Kemp
KLIX 1310 News Radio (Twin Falls, ID)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[Wisconsin] Smoking Ban may be on the way for Appleton Playgrounds

Appleton's communications manager asked the public,'If you could change anything in the city, what would it be?' "And all of a sudden, we got an onslaught of emails saying, 'Ban smoking on playgrounds,'" said Joe Martin, a city alderman and chair of App
WFRV-TV Local 5 | WeAreGreenBay.com (Green Bay, WI)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:39
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