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[Canada] Close workplace smoking ban loopholes, advocacy group urges Alberta government

There are still too many loopholes in the provincial legislation that outlaws smoking in the workplace 10 years after it was first introduced, advocates say. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta marked one decade since passage of the Tobacco and Smokin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:45
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Smoking rooms are disappearing from hotels

According to the latest report from the American Hotel and Lodging Association, a trade group, the share of hotel rooms that are non-smoking has steadily risen from 74% to 97% over the last decade. And the proportion of hotels that only offer non-smoking
The Economist
added Nov 3, 2017 17:27
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Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35
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[Illinois] NOEL: Have smokes, will travel

how difficult traveling must be for cigarette smokers. That's not to say it shouldn't be difficult; secondhand smoke is unpleasant and dangerous. But it does mean one-fifth of the population struggles to satisfy a legal addiction while traveling. Robert
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 17, 2013 01:21
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EDITORIAL: Strike a blow for respiratory freedom and expand Pennsylvania's smoke-free law: Editorial

Striking the right balance between freedom from the harm inflicted by smoke and the freedom of smokers to enjoy their habit is more complicated in those situations. But for the vast majority of exceptions granted by Pennsylvania’s indoor smoking law, no-
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 10, 2013 14:22
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Hotels.com® Survey Reveals Lady Gaga as Least Desirable Celeb to Shack-Up With

When it comes to characteristics travelers least look for in someone that they are to share a hotel room with, being a smoker was the undisputed, least desired trait with a total of 66 percent of respondents ranking it as the most unwelcome trait.
PR Newswire
added Jul 20, 2012 18:58
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[Asia, India] Government proposes fine for smoking in public places,ban on sale of loose cigarettes

Brushing aside opposition, the government today moved to amend the anti- smoking law and proposed radical changes, including ban on sale of loose cigarettes and raising the minimum age of a person buying tobacco products to 21 years from existing 18.
Sahara News Network (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:16
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[China, USA] Wooing, and Also Resenting, Chinese Tourists

the overnight stays can sometimes prove challenging. “Smoking in hotel rooms is always a problem,” Mr. Hentschel said, a habit that can cost tourists hundreds of dollars in hotel cleaning bills.
New York Times
added Sep 16, 2013 22:14
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[Asia, Vietnam] Residents slow to accept HCM City's strict smoking ban

Many hotels and restaurants that had signed the commitment had not taken it seriously, according to Tran Lam Lan Huong, the programme's director. Non-smoking signs are posted everywhere in the hotel, especially in the bedrooms. Nguyen Vinh Toan, the hot
Vietnam Net
added Jun 30, 2013 12:15
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[California] Study: People Test Positive for Smoke Exposure After Staying in Non-Smoking Hotel Rooms

IMPLICATIONS: It's unclear exactly how cigarette byproducts ended up in places they didn't belong. It could, write the authors, be the result of smoke migration, or from other patrons ignoring the ban, or from hotels not being entirely upfront about hono
The Atlantic Monthly
added May 14, 2013 19:11
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