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Austrian lawmakers vote to hinder smoking ban in restaurants and bars

lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to scrap an impending ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, backing the coalition government despite opposition from health campaigners and opposition parties. FILE PHOTO: An ash tray with cigarette butts is
added Mar 22, 2018 17:43

[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42

Switzerland E-Cigarettes Regulatory Report 2018 -

This report looks at the newly redrafted tobacco law that is likely to form the basis of future regulation of e-cigarettes and HnB products in a country that is in Europe but outside the EU. Currently, no single federal law regulates e-cigarettes in Swi
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2018 15:37

[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05

[New York] ‘Smoking while walking’ could become illegal in NYC if proposed bill passes

Many non-smokers think the bill is a good idea. “That happens a lot honestly to me where I’ve been in situations where it blows straight back at me,” a woman told WNYW. Another woman said secondhand smoke bothers her because she has asthma. “Do it to
The Blaze
added Mar 21, 2018 22:20

New York City councilman proposes banning pedestrians from smoking while walking on sidewalks

If the bill passed, New Yorkers would have to remain stationary while puffing This would keep non-smoking New Yorkers out of the way of smoke trails behind their fellow pedestrians
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:14

[New York] NYC May Ban Sidewalk Smoking Nothing New

John Banzhaf, who helped get the first such smoking ban in 2006 when Calabasas, CA, restricted all outdoor smoking to a small number of designated smoking areas (about the size of a parking space), says outdoor smoking bans are clearly nothing new, with t
added Mar 21, 2018 22:12

[New York] NYC may ban smoking while walking

Councilman Peter Koo was expected to introduce a bill Wednesday night that would ban smoking a cigarette while walking on New York City’s streets, according to NY1. Smokers who stand in one spot, however, would still be allowed to puff away. The goal, ac
Metro International
added Mar 21, 2018 22:09

Vaping could be added to Florida smoking ban

Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridians have been subjected to second-hand vapor when they attend movies or restaurants and other public places since the devices started proliferating. The Florida Constitution Revision Commission voted
The Business Journals
added Mar 21, 2018 22:08

[California] LA council expands nonsmoking policy across city

Los Altos City Council unanimously approved a more encompassing smoking ban last week. The original ordinance, reviewed by the council in October, would have extended the smoking ban to cover outdoor dining areas. However, the council asked staff to ame
Town Crier
added Mar 21, 2018 11:45
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