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No Beer, No Smokes: Olympic Spirit Challenges Old Russian Habits

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.
TIME Magazine
added Feb 16, 2014 18:07
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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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[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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[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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[Europe, UK] Lifestyle conditions increase the pain for medical systems

With no doubt over the link between smoking and lung cancer, governments have taken increasingly aggressive efforts against the tobacco industry. These range from high taxes and bans in public places to advertising restrictions, including the current batt
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2012 10:22
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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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[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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[Russia] Sochi Mayor launches new crackdown on smoking before 2014 Winter Olympics

A new campaign has been launched in Sochi to get people to stop smoking before the city holds the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Inside the Games
added Jun 6, 2012 04:28
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Flame takes front seat on golden Firefly

The cabin announcement was polite but firm: "Unless you happen to be the Olympic Flame, I'm afraid there is no smoking allowed."
Chicago Tribune
added May 19, 2012 09:42
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