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[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill advances in Legislature

Lawmakers advanced a bill (LB118) with that intent Wednesday, and will need to vote twice more before it reaches the governor's desk to be signed into law. Supporters hope the move will address a Nebraska Supreme Court ruling that undid cigar bars' exemp
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 4, 2015 15:29
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[Missouri] LETTER: Protect bystanders from e-cigarette vapors

Users claim e-cigarettes are perfectly safe, but I question their opinion when it applies to my health. Very peculiar odors come out of some of those fake cigarettes and I think it is time for regulation in order to protect bystanders.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 3, 2013 04:30
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[Canada] AGAR: Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
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Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking with kids in the car in NJ: Editorial

Adults have a right to smoke in their own vehicles. But when children are present, the freedom to fill a car with smoke should take a back seat.
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger
added Oct 26, 2013 12:46
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[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an
infonews.ca (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36
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[UK] Passive smoking raises risk of type 2 diabetes

Lancet journal’s meta-analysis says chance of diabetes for non-smokers inhaling ‘secondhand’ smoke raised by 22% / Pooled results of 88 studies covering almost six million people suggest heavy smokers have a 57% higher risk of diabetes than non-smokers.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 17, 2015 16:55
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[Canada] Novak Djokovic claims the pungent smell of cannabis left him feeling dizzy during his Rogers Cup victory against Jeremy Chardy

After winning the first set in Canada, the World No 1 approached the chair to speak about the pungent smell filling the air. The Serbian ace said: 'Someone is smoking weed, I can smell it, and I'm getting dizzy. Somebody is getting high. Can you smell it
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 12:21
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[District of Columbia] Return of the smoke-filled room? Massive cigar lounge pitched for Chinatown

Applications have been filed...to bring a Burn by Rocky Patel to 477 H St. NW, a 10,000-square-foot historic...Brown said the Burn lounge, as seen on its website, looks like the “Applebee’s of cigar bars on steroids.” He said his kids’ bedrooms abut the p
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Aug 12, 2015 20:01
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YAP: Smoking Is Smoking Whether Cigarettes, Shisha Or Vape

National Fatwa Council through its chairman Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd Shukor Husin had declared electronic cigarettes as prohibited in Islam. It is classified as dangerous, wasteful and harmful to the health....All parties must work together to comba
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43
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