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As more hotels ban smoking, peer-to-peer rentals may draw smokers

People using peer-to-peer services like Airbnb, which link potential guests to hosts offering space in their homes, can find plenty of smoking-friendly lodging, according to a recent Canadian study. In Canada and the U.S., many major hotel chains have ba
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:54
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[Canada] The availability of smoking-permitted accommodations from Airbnb in 12 Canadian cities

As hotel chains increasingly go smoke-free, it is possible that the marketplace will respond with offerings to fulfil consumer demand. As policy makers consider how to regulate P2P services like Airbnb, public health considerations should be included.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:28
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[Florida] 'Nobody wants a smoking room' at hotels -- not even smokers

Hoteliers say even smokers ask for non-smoking rooms these days. It’s a boon for hotels, which incur extra expenses to clean and maintain smoking rooms, including the annual cost of replacing items damaged by smoke and cigarette burns, says Anne Smith, v
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 19, 2017 02:43
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Smoke-free hotels: A breath of fresh air

Montgomery County Del. Andrew Platt has introduced legislation to change that. His bill would simply remove the 25 percent exception, and thus ensure that every guest room in every hotel and motel across our state is smoke-free. The General Assembly shoul
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 10, 2017 02:22
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[Asia-pacific] Taiwan plans to expand smoking ban to bars, nightclubs

The law currently bans smoking at most public places, but permits it at cigar houses as well as bars and nightclubs that are open after 9 p.m. and exclusively to people above the age of 18. Smoking is also allowed in certain indoor areas of hotels, rest
Focus Taiwan
added Jan 5, 2017 21:08
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Government mulls new anti-smoking measure

Health Ministry on Thursday proposed a ban...the revisions would eliminate a rule that allows for indoor smoking areas, by adding smoking rooms, bars, clubs and cigar lounges to the list of public spaces where smoking is not allowed. According to Luo, th
The China Post (tw)
added Jan 5, 2017 21:06
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Comfort® Becomes Largest Smoke-Free Hotel Brand in U.S. and Canada

Parent company Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), a leader in the hospitality industry, announced today that Comfort Inn has joined Comfort Suites in offering guests 100-percent smoke-free rooms at its more than 1,800 franchised hotels across
PR Newswire
added Jan 3, 2017 16:54
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[Louisiana] New General Manager Named at Homewood Suites by Hilton Shreveport

received a facelift in the last few months, with a refreshing new paint job on the exterior. Guest rooms where smoking was once allowed were also renovated as the hotel transitioned to a 100 percent smoke-free environment.
PR Newswire
added Dec 19, 2016 23:09
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[California] EDITORIAL: Thumbs up: Clearing the air of second-hand smoke in Sonoma

Measure W on Nov. 8 is an opportunity for voters to update Sonoma’s smoking ordinance to better reflect present state laws and public attitudes about tobacco...The Press Democrat recommends a yes vote on Measure W.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 30, 2016 22:24
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[California] GALLIAN, et. al.: The case for tougher smoking laws in Sonoma

Council has heard extensive requests from citizens and public health organizations about the need to extend protections... Vote yes on Measure W to amend Chapter 7.24 to expand secondhand smoke and related protections to all public places, multi-family re
Sonoma Valley (CA) Sun
added Oct 27, 2016 19:44
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