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[Asia, China] Putting out the cigarettes

The city of Shanghai is set to approve 13 amendments to its six-year-old public-smoking law. If passed, the local laws would expand the municipality's no-smoking areas and authorize the city's enforcement units to impose on-the-spot fines to both venues
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:44

[Australia] Darwin council repeals al fresco smoking ban in Smith Street Mall

Darwin city business owners are "relieved that common sense has prevailed", after council backtracked on a cigarette ban that left bars without outdoor smoking areas. In May a total smoking ban was introduced in the local government-managed public space
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Aug 20, 2016 02:26
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[Massachusetts] Extent of anti-smoking ban questioned as Board of Health postpones vote

But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59

[Asia, China] City legislators aim to ban smoking at all indoor public venues

LOCAL hotels, restaurants, offices and airports will have to close down their smoking rooms and violators will face a fine up to 30,000 yuan, according to a draft regulation submitted to the city’s legislative body today. The draft amendment bill of the
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:57

[China] Chinese travelers want to smoke in hotel guestrooms

Inbound Chinese travelers would most like free WiFi, smoking found in a survey. According to, about a quarter of the approximately 50,000 hotels in the U.S. have smoking rooms, though the website doesn’t say how man
Travel Weekly
added Jul 27, 2016 13:55

[Massachusetts] Worcester health board not ready to decide on ban on outdoor smoking at restaurants

The board tabled action Monday night on the proposal so members can have time to research environmental exposure of secondhand smoke in outdoor venues.
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Jul 27, 2016 03:07

[Texas] Playback: The Return of the Austin Smoking Ban

A public health organization is working to amend Austin's smoking ordinance to restrict vaping anywhere smoking is forbidden and prohibit cigarette smoking on patios of restaurants and bars. The initiative comes courtesy of Central Health, a taxpayer-fi
Austin (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 22, 2016 01:59

[Canada] AUDIO: City of Coquitlam mulls over banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces

has put forward a report to council about banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces. The report suggests banning e-cigarettes at transit shelters, parks, places of public assembly, customer service areas like restaurant patios and places of employment. Tha
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:25

[China] Ninety-two percent of Chinese travelers plan to increase or maintain spending despite the economic slowdown

Top 5 Common Requests from Chinese guests to U.S. hoteliers: Free Wi-Fi – 75% Smoking room – 20%
PR Newswire
added Jul 19, 2016 19:20

[UK] Bosses told to give staff on e-cigs EXTRA BREAKS and create special vaping rooms at work to encourage the end of regular cigarettes

Workers should not be forced to vape outdoors - in places set aside for regular smokers - because this will ‘undermine their ability to quit smoking’, the advice says. Public Health England has abandoned the ‘precautionary principle’ towards e-cigarett
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:51
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