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Bill would allow smoking at Michigan outdoor cafés, patios

Legislation that would roll back a provision of Michigan’s restaurant smoking ban to allow smokers to light up while dining at sidewalk cafés or patios outside of restaurants has gained bipartisan support. Besides 10 Republicans, the bill has Democrats f
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Dec 2, 2013 13:47

[Korea - South] How Korean Net Cafes Are Fighting a New Smoking Law

Now, PC bang owners think they have found a loophole: There are new "smoking rooms" popping up in South Korea that offer you a place to smoke while giving you "free" access to a PC. The sign in the top image reads, "Smoking Room, 1000 won per hour. PC us
Kotaku (kr)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:38

[Canada] Robyn Urback: Don’t feed the smokers

Unless Thunder Bay reveals that this is all a big hoax (which, frankly, would make more sense than the status quo), we are forced to believe that smokers at a Thunder Bay, Ont. bus terminal must now retreat to a little fenced-off pen if they wish to smoke
National Post (ca)
added Jun 26, 2013 07:02

[Texas] Coffee And Cigarettes Part Ways In Starbucks Smoking Ban

Hallett said many areas presently lack legal prohibitions against smoking near building entrances. "It's huge," she said. "What Starbucks is doing differently, by banning smoking outside and on the patio, is showing leadership."
Medical Daily
added Jun 4, 2013 09:43

[Thailand] Airport smoking rooms 'should go'

Anti-smoking campaigners on Tuesday urged international airports in Thailand to close the smoking lounges, citing health dangers to non-smokers from second-hand smoke. Nipapan Kungsakulniti of the Public Health Faculty, Mahidol University, said second-h
Bangkok Post (th)
added May 7, 2013 08:54

[Australia] Parramatta Council overturns smoking ban in alfresco dining areas

PARRAMATTA councillors have overturned a ban on smoking in alfresco dining areas, taking anti-smoking campaigners by surprise. It was a move no-one saw coming as Liberal councillors raised it at the end of last night's meeting as a suspension of standin
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:43

[North Dakota] Smoking Shelters Violate New State Law

The new statewide anti-public smoking ordinance went into effect in North Dakota on December 6th. And Bismarck city leaders say outside smoking shelters that were built to give smokers a place to light up are technically illegal.
KQCD-TV (Dickinson, ND)
added Jan 9, 2013 11:38

Smoking lounge innovation

Pioneering the concept of contemporary smoking lounges While about a quarter of the 2.4 billion people who travel by air every year are smokers, smoking bans have restricted where these travelers are able to smoke, particularly once through passport cont
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:07

[New Jersey] N.J Devils to Charlie Sheen: We have a smoking balcony

The Devils reached out to Sheen on Twitter after the actor was not allowed to re-enter the Staples Center for game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
added Jun 9, 2012 22:55

[Colorado] Editorial: Punitive ban on smoking at DIA

Closure of the airport's smoking lounges punishes smokers, but it doesn't protect the public at large.
Denver (CO) Post
added Jun 2, 2012 22:18
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