Headlines Tagged with Olympics — 272 headlines found
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
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
[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
Aug 6, 2012 Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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
Aug 1, 2012 Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 1, 2012 10:22
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
Jul 31, 2012 Times of India
added Jul 31, 2012 14:10
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.
Jul 25, 2012 New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jul 25, 2012 09:21
A new campaign has been launched in Sochi to get people to stop smoking before the city holds the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
Jun 6, 2012 Inside the Games
added Jun 6, 2012 04:28
The cabin announcement was polite but firm: "Unless you happen to be the Olympic Flame, I'm afraid there is no smoking allowed."
May 18, 2012 Chicago Tribune
added May 19, 2012 09:42
Mar 30, 2012 Sochi 2014 (ru)
added Apr 5, 2012 00:00
Burning ambition: Torch aims to light sporting fire.
Mar 23, 2012 The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 27, 2012 00:00