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[Massachusetts] Worcester health board nixes plans to regulate outdoor smoking, flavored tobacco

Board of Health has decided to forgo adopting a new regulation prohibiting smoking in outdoor areas of restaurants and bars. It has also put on hold for one year consideration of regulations governing the sale of flavored tobacco products and prohibiting
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 27, 2016 12:01
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[California] EDITORIAL: Endorsement: Sonoma should stamp out secondhand smoke

Nov. 8. That’s when Sonoma voters will consider Measure W, a new second-hand smoke ordinance intended to pump some fresh air into the city’s nearly 25-year-old tobacco restrictions. Just how dated are Sonoma’s current smoking restrictions (or, Ordinance 9
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 23, 2016 16:04
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[UK] E-cigarettes: Businesses urged to give vapers their own room and more breaks

Advice issued by Public Health England (PHE) states that workers should be given their own vaping room away from smokers because forcing them to go outside would undermine their ability to quit smoking. E-cigarette users should be given more frequent br
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:36
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[California] Strict smoking ordinance to waft before voters

This Nov. 8, Sonoma voters will be asked to consider Measure W, a move to replace existing secondhand smoke protections in Sonoma with a stricter ordinance that constitutes a near total ban on smoking in public, including most outdoor areas, until now th
Sonoma (CA) Index Tribune
added Sep 21, 2016 01:25
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New Jersey Bill Would Allow New Cigar Lounges

Assembly Bill No. 2057, which is sponsored by Democrats Reed Gusciora, Wayne DeAngelo and Joseph Lagana, would allow a municipality to adopt its own ordinance and set the number of cigar lounges that could open and operate within its borders. Should a m
Cigar Aficionado
added Sep 18, 2016 22:51
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[Netherlands] Court rules cafes and bars can set up smoking rooms

Cafes and bars can continue to set up special smoking rooms where customers can light up, judges in The Hague said on Wednesday. Anti-smoking lobby group Clean Air Nederland had gone to court in an effort to have all smoking rooms abolished. It argues tha
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 15, 2016 18:09
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[Netherlands] Dutch court stubs out plan to stop smokers' corner in cafes

court Wednesday threw out a case brought by anti-cigarette campaigners seeking to force the government to close down public spaces reserved for smokers in some cafes and bars. Clean Air Netherlands "lost its case against the state," said the group, who f
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 15, 2016 18:08
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[UK] Smoking ban outside council buildings being considered

Smoking outside council buildings in Calderdale could be banned if recommendations to clamp down on smoking are approved. The council will consider proposals today which would also see the removal of smoking shelters outside council buildings by 2017.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 12, 2016 21:22
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[Iowa] LETTER: For casinos, non-smoking 'areas' are still a gamble

The WinnaVegas casino in Sloan might expect me to be celebrating that they’ve added a non-smoking area. I’m not, for good reason. It doesn’t protect people from the harms of secondhand smoke. Employees are still exposed to smoke and customers are, too.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 8, 2016 13:18
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[Iowa] LETTER: For casinos, non-smoking 'areas' are still a gamble

The WinnaVegas casino in Sloan might expect me to be celebrating that they’ve added a non-smoking area. I’m not, for good reason. It doesn’t protect people from the harms of secondhand smoke. Employees are still exposed to smoke and customers are, too.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 8, 2016 13:18
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