Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 241 headlines found
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
Nov 6, 2014 PRESS TV (ir)
added Nov 6, 2014 17:36
Just as Beijing and London did when they hosted the Olympics, Tokyo is considering smoking bans in public areas and restaurants, as well as establishing separate areas for individuals to smoke in. In August, Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe said the effects of
Nov 3, 2014 Japan Today
added Nov 3, 2014 11:13
A suprapartisan group of lawmakers is being formed to draft a new law to prevent secondhand smoking in public spaces ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics... Shigefumi Matsuzawa of Your Party, a small opposition force, proposed the new group an
Oct 11, 2014 Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 11, 2014 12:13
n one important respect the event seems to be shaping into a resounding success: the XXII Olympic Winter ...
Feb 14, 2014 The Lancet (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:14
In Moscow, you can smoke by the bathrooms of the Bolshoi Theater, not to mention in restaurants and bars. But in Sochi’s Olympic Village, smoking inside is prohibited, and a pack of cigarettes is far more difficult to find than a pair of stray dogs.
Feb 13, 2014 TIME Magazine
added Feb 16, 2014 18:07
“Every cigarette shortens a smoker’s life by 12-14 minutes.” Prokopyev, a former smoker, has been pressing that message for months in Sochi, campaigning for a smoke-free ordinance that the city recently adopted. Snuffing out the habit here is no easy fe
Feb 11, 2014 Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:16
World Lung Foundation provided technical support for two informational campaigns to publicize the harms of tobacco and promote the smoke-free policy. Both have been running on television, radio, billboards, posters, in print and on public transportation
Feb 4, 2014 World Lung Foundation
added Feb 16, 2014 18:12
The Russian Federation aims for smoke-free Winter Games – new tobacco control measures are showing effects
Sochi is a member of the Alliance of Smoke-free Cities Initiative in Russia. During the tobacco-free Olympic Games smoking will be forbidden in all Olympic and Paralympic venues, including all bars and restaurants in the Olympic park. No tobacco products
Feb 1, 2014 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 16, 2014 18:10
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.
Jun 1, 2013 PR Web
added Jun 2, 2013 10:51
ANTI-smoking activists have called for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow to be completely tobacco-free.
May 31, 2013 Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 3, 2013 23:48