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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Partial outdoor smoking ban better than none

While we support the ban, we don’t believe legislators should bother expending any political capital or sacrificing other needs to get this done now. We recommend accepting the terms of the conditional veto, and revisiting the issue under a new governor.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Jul 28, 2016 17:54
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[California] Want to smoke in Hermosa Beach? Starting next month, good luck

Smoking tobacco and electronic cigarettes — or marijuana, for that matter — in any Hermosa Beach public area will soon be outlawed as city leaders mount a more aggressive campaign to try to snuff out the practice. The City Council voted 5-0 on Tuesday ni
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59

[Massachusetts] Extent of anti-smoking ban questioned as Board of Health postpones vote

But some local business owners said to forget about making smoking a thing of the past. Just eliminating smoking on patio areas – it is already banned inside restaurants – would hurt business for many. “We get a lot of people who come down here late at
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Jul 28, 2016 16:59

[UK] 'When I smoked I didn't get preferential treatment' - readers react to suggestions that 'vapers' should be given extra breaks at work

A Telegraph poll showed that 50 per cent of readers said vapers should be given extra breaks, while the other 50 per cent though vapers should have the same number of breaks as their non-vaping co-workers. Public Health England (PHE) have issued advice
Coventry Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 15:58

BANZHAF: E-Cigarette Study Portends Lawsuits and Public-Use Bans

A new study showing that e-cigarettes [e-cigs] emit two additional cancer-causing chemicals is likely to lead to law suits and to additional bans...the study shows that when food-safe glycol and glycerin are heated in these devices, they give off the carc
added Jul 28, 2016 14:10
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Shisha ban takes its toll on eateries

Time has run out for establishments here that have shisha tobacco on the menu to phase it out and find other business models. From Monday, they will have to stop serving shisha....say shisha was their main offering and that they have not been able to fin
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:43

[Asia, China] Shanghai proposes stricter smoking ban

is proposing stricter smoking bans at hotels, restaurants, airports and other public venues. Under a draft revision... The amendment would ban smoking in outdoor audience seating and performance venues, outdoor areas of protected cultural heritage sites
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:32

[Germany] Forget a cabin in the woods try one in the sky! Airline lists economy SEATS on Airbnb (for £168 less than the normal price)

Continuing to outline their terms in the style of other accommodation on the site, the airline host reminds prospective guests that smoking is not permitted and the customer will not be allowed pets or to have a party.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21

[Virginia] Ask Eli: Banning Smoking in Condos, Part I

There is not any case law in Virginia that establishes smoking as a nuisance, making a successful lawsuit against your neighbor or Association unlikely. Communities that explore a smoking ban should work to find a convenient, safe place for owners and th
added Jul 27, 2016 15:02

[New York] Town Park and Beach Smoking Ban Okayed in Putnam Valley

The Putnam Valley Town Board voted unanimously on July 22 to ban smoking from town park facilities, including beaches. The legislation stated the town board was creating the ban because of the potential health hazards associated with smoking and the deb
The Examiner (White Plains, NY)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:51
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