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[China, UK] Indian anti-smoking lobby hits out at London Olympic organizers

The London Olympics Committee, however, has created Designated Smoking Areas (DSAs) within the Olympic Park for smokers. Indian anti-smoking activists have knocked the door of the London Olympics Organizing Committee urging them to push for a tobacco-fr
Times of India
added Jul 31, 2012 14:10
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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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[New Zealand, UK] Smoking Olympic athletes get village pass

Designated smoking areas have been set up in the Olympic village and while it might not embody the Games' creed of faster, higher, stronger, organisers cannot be accused of discrimination.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
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[UK-Scotland] Campaign to ban sale of tobacco at Games

ANTI-smoking activists have called for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to be completely tobacco-free.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 23:48
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Sochi 2014 Marks New Russian Anti-smoking Law and World No Tobacco Day

The Games in Sochi will be the twelfth ones to be free from tobacco smoke, protecting over 155,000 athletes, sports delegation representatives and volunteers from the harmful effects of smoking.
PR Web
added Jun 2, 2013 10:51
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Olympics & Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial

Here is Jesse Owens, in 1936...Following the Olympics, he is shown here pushing White Owl Cigars... Do you remember when the athletes who won the gold would light up a cigar? Oh ya, even the ladies would do it, but not this year. The advertisers would rat
The Cigar Authority
added Aug 28, 2016 19:57
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Smoke-free Sochi showcases Russia's tobacco control effort ($$)

n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14
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[Japan] Health ministry calls for ban on smoking in indoor public spaces

The report—called the “Tobacco White Paper”—is the first revision of the current version in 15 years. In the report, the ministry for the first time categorizes the causal links between diseases and secondhand smoking into four risk levels, based on pas
Japan Today
added Aug 31, 2016 22:56
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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[Japan] SIEGEL: Tokyo considers smoking ban

With smokers now clearly in the minority and the 2020 Olympic games secured, Some in the Tokyo government are pushing for a smoking ban in-line some western nations. Such a ban was attempted in Yokohama in the past, but failed due to strong business oppos
PRESS TV (ir)
added Nov 6, 2014 17:36
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