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[Asia] Japan looks to totally ban smoking at public facilities ahead of Olympics

health ministry has proposed a total ban on smoking at public facilities including central and local government office buildings, hospitals and other medical institutions, and schools to help prevent passive smoking in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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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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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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how a smoker's body measures up to an elite athlete's

lately we’ve been spending a lot of time watching world class athletes ...That got us thinking about how dramatically different a smoker’s physiology is from the elite athletes we’ve been following. Learn the truth about some of the physical damage smoki
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 19, 2016 17:37
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[Zimbabwe] Brazilian who learned golf with a branch will open Olympics

Da Silva was 11, when he first caddied for Edmondson, a tobacco buyer who spent half his year in Brazil. Edmondson later brought him to Zimbabwe
McClatchy Newspapers
added Aug 12, 2016 19:24
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australians report theft of computer and shirts from athletes' village

a report into the fire received from organizers had recommended the civil and military fire brigades improve communication. There was also a pledge that the smoking ban would be enforced.
Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:34
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[Brazil] Rio 2016: Discarded cigarette in 'smoke-free' village leads to fire in Australian quarters

The construction of the Olympic village in Rio de Janeiro is not yet complete, which has resulted in workers and contractors plying their trade around the athletes' quarters. Reports claim that the fire alarm and sprinklers had been turned off by the wor
IBTimes (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 18:54
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[Brazil, Latin America] Australia slams Rio Olympic officials after smoke alarms were turned OFF in the athletes village before a fire started by a dropped cigarette erupted

Chiller said the fire was started by a discarded cigarette and she blasted the number of smokers at the Athletes Village. 'There's a lot of smokers. There are a lot of workers and contractors smoking in the village. The Athletes Village is a non-smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 30, 2016 13:44
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