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Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

Aleksei wrote for the Russian-speaking audience. The English-speaking trolls were kept apart, he said, but from their loud conversations in the communal smoking room, it seemed like they were engaged in similar work.
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2018 18:11
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[Virginia] Back in the Day | Sit-down protests spread to Portsmouth

1993 • A new policy implemented earlier this month aboard the Norfolk-based carrier Theodore Roosevelt restricts smoking to seven bathrooms aboard the ship. Recently, studies revealing the dangers of secondhand smoke have prompted the ship’s officers to
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Feb 18, 2018 18:33
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Smoking rooms in bars and restaurants in the Netherlands banned

The Dutch Court of Appeal in The Hague has decided to ban smoking rooms in restaurants and bars in the Netherlands. This decision comes as a result of the lawsuit put forward by Clean Air Nederland (CAN).
IamExpat (nl)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:49
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[Australia] Austria's plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

Now the Vienna Chamber of Physicians and Austrian Cancer Aid are launching a petition calling on the government to reconsider. Dr Thomas Szekeres, the head of the Austrian and Vienna Chamber of Physicians, says they "don't understand why the government
BBC Online
added Feb 15, 2018 17:40
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[Ireland] Smoking ban should be extended outdoors where food is served: James Reilly

Dr James Reilly says nobody can enjoy a meal outside, without being surrounded by cigarettes. The Senator believes people who want to smoke should have to take their break in a separate area. "Smoking kills over 6,000 peope every year on this country
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:23
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Southern California’s First Cracker Barrel and Our Love Affair With New Chain Restaurants

More recently, the company was sued by the NAACP for allegedly segregating black customers by seating them in the smoking section and then giving them subpar service. The chain never admitted wrongdoing, but settled the lawsuit for $8.7 million.
Los Angeles Magazine
added Feb 15, 2018 17:14
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[UK-Scotland] Ninewells Hospital 'fresh air' garden closed due to smokers

Later this year it will be made illegal to smoke within 15 metres of a hospital building NHS Tayside has temporarily restricted access to the fresh air garden at Ninewells Hospital to promote its no smoking policy. It says it regularly receives complain
BBC Online
added Feb 14, 2018 19:53
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Dutch court stubs out smokers' corners in cafes

A Dutch court on Tuesday upheld an appeal by anti-cigarette campaigners and barred the use of public spaces in cafes and bars reserved for smokers. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 percent o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 17:12
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[California] San Francisco allows pot-smoking lounges. Is Sacramento next?

Outside of homes, state law allows cannabis consumption in just two places – dispensaries and special events. Jirsa lives near a dispensary that has a lounge area and allows cannabis consumption on site. She says she goes to Sparc on Mission Street three
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 12, 2018 12:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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