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[North Dakota] Statewide Smoking Ban Burns Bar Owners

Vigen says she's already spent nearly 10-thousand dollars building her heated smoking shelter, and there's no way for her to recoup the money that will be spent making changes. However, she does say that overall, she's had more business since the smokin
KVLY TV 11 (Fargo, ND)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:37
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Smoking at Dulles Airport causes spike in poor air quality, CDC says

Along with Dulles, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Denver International Airport and Salt Lake City International Airport were included in the CDC study.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:07
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Smoking Policies in the 35 Busiest U.S. Airports (PDF)

This list describes the smoking policies of the 35 busiest U.S. airports. Airports are ranked according to the number of total volume of passenger traffic.* As of October 2012, 28 of the top 35 U.S. airports are 100% smokefree indoors.
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Nov 20, 2012 19:38
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Secondhand smoke at five major airports puts flyers at risk: CDC

Thanksgiving travelers who pass through the five major U.S. airports that still allow indoor smoking in designated public rooms face a hidden health hazard, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Nov 20, 2012 19:12
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CDC: Airports that allow smoking pose health risks

How dirty is the air next to an airport's smoking lounge? The U.S. government reports Tuesday that it's five times more polluted than the overall air at smoke-free airports. Tampa International Airport has a series of caged outdoor patios for smokers,
USA Today
added Nov 20, 2012 19:11
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[Colorado] DIA travelers subjected to secondhand smoke, CDC study says

A study by the Atlanta-based CDC showed that five of the 29 largest airports in the U.S., including DIA, subjected travelers and workers to measurable levels of smoking-related particulates near designated smoking areas.
Denver (CO) Post
added Nov 20, 2012 15:17
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Bulgaria’s restaurants and bars invest in keeping smokers outdoors warm in the face of winter

The strict ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces that came into force in Bulgaria in June 2012 is producing a new sight as winter slowly encloses its chilly grip – smokers, bundled up warm clothing and headgear, still determinedly puffing away at outd
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Nov 16, 2012 14:56
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[Florida] Mardi Gras opens smoking patio, called The Dog Pound

some places in South Florida want to welcome them again: casinos. On Thursday, Mardi Gras Casino will cut the ribbon on a smoker-friendly outdoor slots area, becoming the second venue to work around a state law. Mardi Gras staff cleared out a patio near
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Nov 14, 2012 06:16
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[New Zealand] Man fatally burnt having a smoke

Staff at a Waikato rest home are in shock after an elderly resident suffered extensive burns - later dying in hospital - after a cigarette set fire to his clothing. . . . , and died later in Waikato Hospital. The man is believed to have been smoking in
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Nov 13, 2012 02:49
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[UK] Smoking shelters at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Smokers are to be provided with shelters outside Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital after a smoking ban proved impossible to enforce. The shelters are aimed at moving hardened smokers away from the main entrance, where smoke has caused distress to some vis
Lynn News (uk)
added Nov 11, 2012 21:41
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