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[Alabama] Bars adjust to Gadsden's new smoke-free public law

In efforts to accommodate customers, Townsend built a patio and equipped it with a large television, heaters and extra seating for comfort. “We have always tried to accommodate smokers and non-smokers. Some bars will not go by the law; I will go by the
WVTM (Birmingham, AL)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:20

[Japan] Chiyoda Ward increases financial support for indoor smoking areas

Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward, where smoking outside on the street is banned, has begun introducing measures to increase the financial support offered for indoor smoking areas -- with the first such location opening on Jan. 19.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 1, 2015 16:56

[Asia] China Prepares for Bigger Smoking Crackdown With Fines

China is considering fining smokers who light up indoors as much as 500 yuan ($81) and penalizing operators who don’t stop them, a sign of rising political willingness to curb an industry that brings in billions in tax revenue.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2014 16:37

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
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