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[Washington] Smoking ban eyed for Walla Walla parks

Smoking will not be banned in city parks for the time being, but the city may establish designated smoking areas in the future. Walla Walla City Council members did not vote on a proposal to ban smoking and vaping in city parks at its meeting Wednesday
Walla Walla (WA) Union-Bulletin
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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[California] San Diego sees decrease in stores selling tobacco, hookah lounges, vape shops

The decreases come after California tripled the state cigarette tax in 2017, and the state’s minimum age for tobacco purchases increased from 18 to 21 in 2016. The percentage of tobacco stores selling illegally to minors during undercover stings also we
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 13, 2018 12:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:17
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Doug Ford’s first acts as Ontario premier are worrisome

to the joy of the Canadian vaping industry, his government paused changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act that were to have come into effect on July 1. The new legislation would have sensibly banned vaping everywhere smoking is disallowed, and expanded the
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:17
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[Canada] Renter with more than 11,000 units to ban all smoking, pot or not, for all apartments and patios this fall

"Our buildings will be no-smoking buildings for both cigarette smoke and marijuana," confirmed Sheena Keslick, the vice president of Mainstreet Equity Corp., on Thursday. The smoking ban will also cover medical marijuana and vaping and will extend to t
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gangnam Cracks Down On Smoking; South Korea’s Beverly Hills Announce Non-Smoking Zones, Schedule

In an unusually tough anti-smoking move, Gangnam Boulevard, one of the most bustling spots in Seoul, will be designated as a no-smoking zone, the local government office of Gangnam-gu in Seoul announced recently. Officials also said that violators would
Korea Portal
added Jul 4, 2018 16:33
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Let Tokyo's secondhand smoke ordinance set example for rest of Japan

The Olympic and Paralympic event venues will not be limited to Tokyo, however. To expand and ensure the effects and spirit of Tokyo's new ordinance, other prefectural governments who will be hosting events should consider taking similar measures. The ga
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jun 29, 2018 20:35
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[Nevada] Las Vegas officials discuss possibility of marijuana lounges

Las Vegas city officials today discussed a proposed ordinance to allow licensed marijuana establishment operators to open lounges where adults could consume the plant. Deputy City Attorney Bryan Scott said the ordinance would also permit lounge owners t
Las Vegas Sun
added Jun 28, 2018 02:46
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[UK] Secrets of the Love Island villa REVEALED: Tweet claims alcohol is NOT limited, all their meals are prepared and contestants can help themselves to endless supplies of makeup and condoms

Where the contestants are rationed is on their cigarettes with the list claiming that they are given a maximum of 20 a day and must go to an off-screen smoking area to have it following last year's deluge of complaints.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 3, 2018 15:39
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[Asia, China] Chinese Court Removes Smoking Areas From Trains

A Beijing court ruled Monday that a train operator should cancel all designated smoking areas on its trains after a passenger sued the company over secondhand smoke, The Beijing News reported. The case marks China’s first lawsuit over smoking in public
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Jun 26, 2018 20:49
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