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[Australia] No timeline on Vic smokefree dining

The Victorian government won't put a timeline on banning smoking in outdoor dining areas, despite being the last state to adopt such a policy. The state opposition wants smoking in eating areas banned but Health minister Jill Hennessy says it's vital to
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:09
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[Illinois] No more smoking on Elgin Community College campus

a new rule went into effect banning smoking even in Elgin Community College's outdoor areas. Smoking now will be allowed only by people inside cars parked in Parking Lots A, H and J who have their doors and sunroofs closed and their windows rolled up, or
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 1, 2015 11:19
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Consensus rather than bans is key

None of us wants to see smoking outside hospitals but we must have support of local communities to make it work, writes Sheila Duffy
The Scotsman (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:54
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[UK-Scotland] NHS becoming smoke free

NHS premises in Tayside and Fife have become entirely smoke-free as part of a new Scottish Government initiative. Smokers could now be given fixed penalty notices under the tough new scheme, which has seen all NHS premises in Scotland commit to a comple
Dundee Courier (uk)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:53
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[Singapore] Malaysians yearn for a Malay version of Mr Lee Kuan Yew

Dr Mahathir - Malaysia's longest-serving prime minister - noted in his blog...the two rarely agreed. Except, perhaps, on their shared disgust for smoking. Dr Mahathir banned smoking at Cabinet meetings and gave his children hell if he caught them smoking.
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:15
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[Asia-pacific] SOME SINGAPORE LAWS

The smoking prohibition covers all indoor places where the public congregates. The ban was revised in 2009 to include indoor public places not air-conditioned such as shopping centres, offices, and shops. Outdoor public facilities like fitness areas, spor
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Apr 1, 2015 10:13
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[Wisconsin] Walters: E-cig popularity lights up Capitol

It’s a three-sided debate: Republican Rep. Joel Kleefisch wants to tell local governments they can’t ban e-cigarettes. Democratic Rep. Debra Kolste wants to add e-cigarettes to the statewide indoor smoking ban. And others ask whether Wisconsin should foll
Beloit (WI) Daily News
added Mar 31, 2015 14:19
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[California] PD Editorial: Banning multi-family smoking

Smoke, like noise, knows no walls, which is why the city of Santa Rosa is on the right track... We sympathize to some degree with those who, as a result of this change, will be unable to smoke inside their own living areas. But we have greater sympathy
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: The Record: Smoking in Fort Lee

Restricting places where people can smoke not only is comfort to non-smokers, it can encourage smokers to stop. Fort Lee's ordinance is a win-win, and it's something officials in other towns should consider emulating.
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 31, 2015 12:32
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[Asia-pacific] Less Stringent Regulatory Framework as Compared to Cigarettes Drives the Global Cigar Market, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Machine made cigars, cigarillos and little cigars represent the bulk of the global cigar market in terms of volume and value. The relatively less stringent tax framework and regulatory structure for cigars in comparison to cigarettes is driving smokers to
PR Web
added Mar 31, 2015 12:31
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