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[Asia] 740 million second-hand smokers in China

The number of smokers in China has reached 300 million, and about 1.2 million people die due to smoking-related diseases each year, said Huang Jiefu, chairman of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, during a high-level forum on China tobacco contr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 2, 2013 05:29
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[Missouri] LETTER: Ban e-cigarettes in indoor public places

I write as a concerned St. Louis resident, consistently disgusted at the fact that I am offered an e-cigarette every time I pass by Supreme Nicotine, a kiosk in the center of the Galleria mall. Not only am I offered an e-cigarette, I am forced to breathe
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2012 11:04
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Kids inhale smoke more than parents realize

Reuters
added May 17, 2012 13:29
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[New York] Clearing the smoke at hookah parlors

The City Council’s Committee on Health last Thursday heard testimony on four pieces of legislation, including one that would add nontobacco shisha to the city’s Smoke-Free Air Act, but would allow existing hookah bars to continue operating as long as the
Queens (NY) Chronicle
added Mar 4, 2016 01:51
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[California] Excalibur Cigar Lounge: OFFICIAL STATEMENT

We recognize that our establishment comes under great scrutiny, as do most of the over 11 neighboring Cigar Lounges in San Diego County. At Excalibur, we adhere to and exceed the requirements of every license, permit, and regulation for our industry. T
DocumentCloud.org
added Feb 12, 2016 12:25
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[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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Kh'LEEH: Morocco keeps welcoming the ‘influenza’ of cigarettes

it is obviously prohibited to smoke in most public places. However, most Moroccans refuse to abide by this law. Public health is deteriorating, while the government has been lenient in enforcing this law. By failing to enforce the law as written, the gov
Morocco World News (ma)
added Jun 3, 2014 11:55
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[Washington] Editorial: E-cigarette nontax status contingent on FDA ruling

E-cigarettes look like a tempting candidate for sin-tax treatment, but it’s too soon to impose a levy. Speedy resolution of vaping’s health implications by the FDA cannot come too soon for budget writers counting on a new source of revenue.
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 8, 2014 22:49
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Smokers Ban Home Smoking When They See Dangers to Their Kids

Smokers were twice as likely to strictly enforce a smoke-free home policy if they recognized the dangers posed to their children by residues left behind from smoking, according to a study published online March 3 in Pediatrics.
Medical Tribune
added Mar 4, 2014 16:49
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[Canada] Chianello: When the privacy of your own home gets trumped

It comes down to weighing the rights of the individual versus the rights of the many. And that’s not an easy balancing act. .... Poirier said, “We understand that it is difficult and sensitive.” It certainly is. Difficult, sensitive and unsettling.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:19
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