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[Asia] China Prepares for Bigger Smoking Crackdown With Fines

China is considering fining smokers who light up indoors as much as 500 yuan ($81) and penalizing operators who don’t stop them, a sign of rising political willingness to curb an industry that brings in billions in tax revenue.
Bloomberg News
added Nov 26, 2014 16:37
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[Connecticut] Town wants more data before acting on smoking ban

Before the full council acts on an ordinance proposal, it refers the item to the Ordinance Committee for a public hearing, which took place at the meeting Monday. Three members of the public spoke, including O’Brien, who is athletic director at Sterling
Stratford (CT) Star
added Nov 26, 2014 15:31
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Arizona Republic columnist EJ Montini and reporter Richard Ruelas discuss the possibility of banning smoking in Phoenix's public housing.

Study: Adopting a smoke-free policy in such units nationwide would save nearly $500 million per year There are 500 smoke-free policies at public housing units across the country, up from 12 in 2005
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Nov 26, 2014 15:28
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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[Asia, China] Tobacco control a tough task

China faces a tough challenge to control tobacco use. It has failed to do a good job in the past decade since it ratified the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in 2003. Only 13 cities, such as Beijing and Shanghai, have im
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:25
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[UK] Children’s play parks now ‘smoke-free’

The signs have been put up at play areas and children's centres across North Somerset The signs have been put up at play areas and children's centres across North Somerset
Weston Mercury (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 15:11
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Smoke signals from China are bad for Big Tobacco ($$)

Cold water has been poured on attempts by multinational tobacco companies to force their way into the lucrative Chinese market after the country was reported to be considering a big crackdown on smoking. Draft legislation that would end tobacco advertisi
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:27
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VIDEO: China mulls tougher tobacco controls

China is mulling a ban on all forms of tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotion of tobacco products, according to a draft regulation on Monday. The draft, published on the legislative affairs office of the State Council website, pending public cons
China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:01
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[Maryland] E-Cigarette Bill Could Weaken Smoke-Free Law

Baltimore City is on the fence with whether the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed in public places. As Pat Warren reports, city council passed the bill under protest from a certain organization. The American Cancer Society wants the mayor to veto the
WJZ 13 (Baltimore, MD)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:54
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[Canada] Bill 45, Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014

An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 25, 2014 11:07
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