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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

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

[Canada] LETTER: An on-site smoke shack would help

If a building of that nature could be put up on the property, it would make a huge difference to those of us who truly care about our health. Perhaps the hospital needs to hire some security with the authority to enforce the bylaws to ensure that those
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:02

[Canada] LETTER: POVAH: Enforce bylaw, don't build a 'smoke-shack'

I vehemently oppose the “on-site smoke shack” idea. That would be such a huge step backwards anywhere, but especially at a cancer treatment facility? Somewhat like building designated drunk-driving roads through hospitals, morgues and graveyards.
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 21:55

[Macau] Civil group: smoking areas proportional to gaming table numbers

The civil group “Forefront of Macau Gaming” petitioned at the government headquarters yesterday, complaining that the guidelines released by the authority over casino smoking areas is not clear and has loopholes. The Regime of Tobacco Prevention and Co
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:54

[UK] Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King’s Lynn set to abandon ‘unenforceable’ smoking ban and build smokers’ shelters

"We have to accept that smoking is a vital safety valve for some people if they are dealing with a stressful situation or have received bad news."
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Nov 5, 2012 10:28
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