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[Asia-pacific] U.S. Chamber Works Globally to Fight Antismoking Measures

From Ukraine to Uruguay, Moldova to the Philippines, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its foreign affiliates have become the hammer for the tobacco industry, engaging in a worldwide effort to fight antismoking laws of all kinds, according to interviews w
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:39
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[Australia] Prisoners riot at Melbourne's Ravenhall remand centre over smoking ban

Police armed with tear gas and water cannons were on Tuesday evening still attempting to contain a riot that broke out at a maximum security prison in Victoria earlier in the day, after prisoners became angered by the introduction of a smoking ban.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 30, 2015 08:38
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Why Is This Russian Soldier Carrying a Gigantic Wooden “iPhone”?

smoking on duty is apparently a big no-no in the Ground Forces. As evidence, we offer this poor recruit who was forced to carry a gigantic wooden “cigarette” around all day. Kent is a European brand of cigarette, if you’re wondering.
SocialNewsDaily.com
added Jun 30, 2015 00:45
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[Australia] No butts about it: Cancer Council, cafe owners welcome new anti-smoking laws coming into effect

SECOND-hand smoke is off the menu at all outdoor dining venues from next Monday, much to the delight of the Cancer Council and cafe owners like Derek Carver. The new laws, introduced by the State Government, were originally announced in 2012 but come do
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:56
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[Arizona] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking with kids in car: a Bloombergian act

In May, Tempe and Kingman both enacted laws forbidding people with kids in their car from smoking The biggest problem with campaigns to enforce health standards through ordinance is burden they place on cops
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Jun 29, 2015 13:53
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[Canada] Reminder: Changes to smoking legislation take effect July 1

New Brunswickers are reminded that changes to the Smoke-Free Places Act and to the Tobacco Sales Act come into effect July 1. “These changes represent our government’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers live longer, healthier lives,” said Health Mini
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:07
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[Australia] Prison wardens want total ban on smoking in WA jails

Smoking was banned inside WA’s prison buildings in 2008, but is still allowed in outdoor areas, and the union says there’s a problem with inmates smoking in their cells, especially at night.
The Australian (au)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:59
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[Canada] Derek James From: City should butt out of controlling e-cigarettes | Calgary Herald

even though the city should be free to enact policies restricting or banning vaping on its own property, it should butt out and let people decide what to permit on their own.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 29, 2015 12:57
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[Pennsylvania] Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

Mayor Michael Nutter says, “My administration has made it a priority to prevent youth from taking up smoking, to help current smokers kick the habit and to protect residents from secondhand smoke in indoor and outdoor spaces.” The report says in 2008, th
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:22
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[New York] NY's Di Blasio moves to stop smokers from lighting up in homes

The mayor's administration is planning to pay four health-advocacy groups $9,000 apiece to press landlords and developers to prohibit lighting up in their apartment complexes so neighboring tenants don’t breathe in secondhand smoke, according to the Ne
Fox News
added Jun 29, 2015 12:20
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