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Casino smoking ban to be 'strictly enforced': Macau govt

The Macau government says it will “strictly enforce” the upcoming smoking ban for casino mass gaming floors. The city’s Health Bureau, the body in charge of enforcing the ban, said in a statement on Thursday that it would “rigorously” inspect the smokin
GGRAsia (mo)
added Sep 19, 2014 20:31

[Nebraska] Billiards parlor clears smoke from cigar bars

Cigar bar owner Jason Hutchison nailed it when he said, “It’s disappointing that one business threw a temper tantrum, and now they’ve basically ruined it for cigar smokers all across the state.”
Kearney (NE) Hub
added Sep 19, 2014 20:14

[New York] ‘You See Your Boys, You Stop’: At Le Basket in Greenwich Village

You’re a bike messenger in New York City and you’ve just finished your day...“Rather Be” played on a Bluetooth speaker, accompanied by the din of Broadway traffic and the rumbling subway below, as beer cans were popped and the no-smoking sign disregarded
New York Times
added Sep 19, 2014 17:46

[Canada] Council motions tackle rents, e-cigarettes

A motion was presented Tuesday requesting city council to call on Quebec to ban electronic cigarettes in all areas where cigarettes are banned in the province.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:04

[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments include a ban on flavored tobacco products in retail establishments in the city, with the exception of tobacco shop-style store
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 18, 2014 18:33

[Louisiana] SPERA: Smoking in New Orleans music clubs stinks, despite the myth: Keith Spera

While musicians have helped foster the myth that smoking is cool, cigarettes don't make music. A Marlboro never strummed a C-chord, and a Lucky Strike never knocked out a drum solo. What cigarettes do accomplish, beyond generating clients for the New Or
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Sep 18, 2014 18:29

[Texas] Citywide smoking ban takes effect in Waxahachie

A citywide ban on smoking in public places went into effect today in Waxahachie. The City Council approved the ban last month to cut down on secondhand smoke in public places and places and the workplace.
Dallas Morning News
added Sep 18, 2014 18:22

[New York] Huntington bans smoking on town beaches; sets housing hearing

The Huntington Town board has unanimously voted 5-0 to ban smoking at its eight town beaches. Previously, smoking was banned only at town playgrounds. The ban does not include the parking lots at the beaches.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Sep 18, 2014 18:21

[New Zealand] NorthTec smoking row still burning

Some teachers at NorthTec have been stuck in a stalemate with management for more than a year about the polytech's reluctance to go smokefree. Nursing tutor Jenni Moore said the nursing school particularly had raised many concerns about the issue.
New Zealand Herald
added Sep 18, 2014 18:16

[Korea - South] In no-smoking debate, Korea parallels Germany

From January, smoking will be banned in all restaurants and bars, a move similar to Germany’s health act in 2007 that prohibited smoking at alcoholic establishments, making enclosed smoking booths inside the exception. The German government soon faced s
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:00
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