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[Asia, Singapore] 2 smoking shelters to be built on Orchard Road by mid-April

SINGAPORE: Authorities are planning to build two smoking shelters on the streets of Orchard road by mid-April as part of a study to find out how effective these structures are in encouraging smokers to light up away from crowds.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2017 19:10
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking at eateries a realistic way to protect nonsmokers’ health

Damage to people’s health caused by passive smoking, the inhaling of other people’s cigarette smoke, should not be left unaddressed. Measures should be advanced steadily in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:50
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[Asia-pacific, China] Macau Casinos, Health Bureau Try to Find Common Ground on Smoking Lounge Issues

The Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China is working alongside the city’s six major casino operators to determine the best regulations regarding smoking lounges. Since 2013, smoking has been banned inside casinos, except in desi
Casino.org
added Mar 14, 2017 15:47
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51
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[Asia-pacific] With Strict Anti-Smoking Legislation, Japan Tries To Kick The Habit

Japan is moving to pass its strictest-ever smoking laws, but the country's powerful tobacco lobby wants to stub out measures that were adopted years ago by other developed nations. The government is keen to change Japan's image as a puffing paradise - sm
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:29
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[Australia] Mt Eliza Deli owner Ian Wigg signs up to Peninsula Health’s smoke-free charter

SMOKERS will have to butt out if they want to dine outdoors at a cafe in Mt Eliza. Mt Eliza Deli owner Ian Wigg said smoking and food don’t mix, so he took steps to solve the problem. “There is nothing worse than sitting (and) eating, and cigarette smo
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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[Georgia (Country)] Georgia mulls public smoking ban

if Parliament adopts the bill, the legislation will not immediately come into force. The bill envisions a preparatory period, allowing bars, cafes, restaurants, casinos, clubs, and others to allocate special smoking areas until 1 January 2018. These secti
OC Media
added Feb 25, 2017 15:22
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

opponents should realize that passive smoking is a real health hazard — and that Japan’s efforts to address the problem are long overdue...more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmak
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 14:35
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] SANDS CONFIDENT OF ACHIEVING STRICTER SMOKING ROOM STANDARDS

Sands China president and chief operating officer Wilfred Wong said yesterday that he is confident that the gaming operator will be able to meet the stricter technical standards that the government may soon issue on smoking rooms on casino gaming floors.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:47
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[UK] Council unveils new yellow 'smoking zones' to cut down on litter in town

COLCHESTER Council has introduced two new smoking zones at 'hotspots' in town in a bid to cut down on litter. The dedicated smoking areas, marked out by a yellow line, are designed to help tackle littering and reduce the cost of cleaning in the town cent
Colchester Gazette (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:25
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