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Higher cigarette taxes and stronger smoke-free policies may reduce alcohol consumption

A new study has found that increases in state cigarette prices and restrictions on indoor smoking can lead to decreases in state per capita consumption of beer and spirits, but not wine.
added Sep 23, 2014 19:18

[Canada] Man charged after smoking on bus

OPP arrested Donald Stillar, 62 of Severn Township and charged him with smoking tobacco in a public place contrary to the Smoke Free Ontario Act, and public intoxication. (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:14

Most of cafes and restaurants in Russia observe smoking ban — Consumers International

The monitoring demonstrated that as many as 93.7% of cafes and restaurants subject to inspections observed the anti-smoking ban. In the remaining 6.3% of public catering establishments, the ban had been violated due to both the owner’s fault and the lack
added Sep 23, 2014 19:07

[Asia, India] Police plan to turn Kerala capital 'tobacco-free'

Kerala capital may turn into a tobacco-free city soon with city police taking several initiatives, including strict implementation of anti-tobacco laws. Close on the heels of the state government increasing the tax on cigarette, the city police has joi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:36

[Louisiana] Should smoking be allowed in New Orleans music clubs and bars?

Our columns generated hundreds of responses, including accusations that some commentators were paid propagandists for larger interests on either side of the issue. The not-so-simple question on the table remains: Should smoking be allowed in New Orleans
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 23, 2014 14:35

[Mississippi] Sparks fly at city meeting over smoking ban enforcement ($$)

Monday’s city board meeting began with a bang as city Commissioner Bo Plunk reminded police Chief Whit Read that the board could fire him.
Clarksdale (MS) Press Register
added Sep 23, 2014 14:33

[Iraq, Mid-east] Isis Suffers its First Defeat as Cigarette Smokers of Kirkuk Defy Islamic State Ban

The Islamic State (also known as Isis) has made a spectacular U-turn on its Sharia laws in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, stubbing out its draconian cigarette ban in an attempt to boost popularity among the local population of hardcore smokers. A resident of
IBTimes (uk)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:21

[New York] Bid to ban smoking in common areas of buildings

The city is poised to put the kibosh on smoking in the common areas of buildings with 10 dwellings or less under a bill coming before the City Council on Tuesday. The proposed ban, which is being pushed by Bronx Councilman James Vacca, would outlaw smoki
New York Post
added Sep 23, 2014 14:16

[North Carolina] Amazon's new Baltimore warehouse has outdoor cages for smokers

When Duke Realty Corp. leasing broker Matthew Bremner drove up to the new 1 million-square-foot warehouse his company has built for Amazon Inc., he couldn't figure out why there were two huge fenced-in areas jutting off the back side of the building.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Sep 23, 2014 14:15
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[Washington] City attorney requests public pot smoking tickets to be dismissed

Public marijuana smoking remains illegal, even after the passage of Initiative 502, which legalized the use and limited possession of recreational marijuana. However, police officials said the enforcement of marijuana laws has been inconsistent and uncle
Seattle (WA) Post-Intelligencer blogs
added Sep 23, 2014 14:13
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