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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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[Canada] Anti-Smoking Lobby Group Calling for Review of Tobacco Law

Coalition pour le contrôle du Tabac (Anti-Tobacco Coalition) want some changes to Québec’s tobacco law, and they want them soon. The reason for their sudden demand is because Ontario just ratified their anti-tobacco law by forbidding smoking at any outsid
LifeinQuebec.com (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:39
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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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[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20
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California bill would ban smoking in multi-unit housing

No state ever has ventured into personal bedrooms and living rooms with its smoking restrictions, but California is going even further than that by targeting owner-occupied residences as well as rental units. Specifically, the measure would prohibit lig
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 28, 2013 04:49
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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[California] Condo owners win secondhand smoke case

After a five-week trial, Superior Court jurors last week awarded a family more than $15,000, finding the condo association and management failed to ensure the non-smoking family's right to the "quiet enjoyment" of their own unit.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Mar 12, 2013 17:19
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[Canada] Toronto board of health asks province for e-cigarette ban

the board voted unanimously to endorse a report prepared by Toronto Public Health and McKeown. He is urging restrictions because of “possible health risks associated with exposure to second-hand vapour.” Board members heard deputations from e-cigarette pr
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:41
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American Lung Association Supports Local Efforts to Promote “Tobacco-Free Living”

Below are short descriptions of the second round of community initiatives: The LungUSA Region will focus their project efforts on engaging residents in southwest Virginia to promote tobacco-free school environments, which include all school property and
WebWire
added Oct 28, 2013 18:27
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Smoke Stays - Jamaica Cancer Society Warns Against Third-Hand Smoke In Vehicles

Yulit Gordon, executive director of the Jamaica Cancer Society, explained that children are most at risk for tobacco toxins trapped inside an enclosed area like a motor vehicle. "Third-hand smoke is considered to be residual nicotine and other chemicals
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 25, 2013 04:14
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