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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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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation Introduced

Government introduced amendments today, Oct. 24, to regulate e-cigarettes, waterpipes and flavoured tobacco under the province's tobacco legislation... The definition of tobacco will be changed in the Tobacco Access Act to treat e-cigarettes like tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 11:30
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UCLA Recieves $3M to Combat Secondhand Smoke in L.A. Apartment Buildings

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research received a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to combat the effects of secondhand smoke on low-income Latino and black families living in Los Angeles-area apartment buildings,
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 1, 2014 14:19
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Should baby boomers worry about the health hazards they grew up with?

“The baby boom really brackets the high rates of smoking in the U.S.,” Diane Lauderdale, professor of epidemiology and chair of the department of health studies at the University of Chicago told FoxNews.com. “The majority of children were probably expose
Fox News
added Feb 11, 2014 17:14
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[Malaysia] Smoke gets into everything

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death around the world. The power to prevent this from occurring is in your hands.
The Star (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:18
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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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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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[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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Tobacco and Smoking | Gallup Historical Trends

As a result of increased restrictions on smoking in public places, do you feel unjustly discriminated against as a smoker, or do you think the restrictions are justified?...how harmful do you feel secondhand smoke is to adults
Gallup Organization
added Jan 21, 2015 11:02
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[Germany] COHEN: The Virtue of Redeeming Vice

I’ve resisted writing about Berlin’s Hotel Savoy...how wonderful it is to walk into the fug of cigar smoke in the hotel lobby. ..the Savoy, in its otherworldly smokiness, is a wonderful balm, an invitation to forget about time and be lifted into another.
New York Times
added Dec 26, 2014 22:39
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