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[Asia, China] One month in, Beijing smoking ban burns on slowly

One month after Beijing introduced a tough smoking ban, 40 organizations and 90 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2015 17:44

[West Virginia] Mountaineer opens $2 million smoking pavilion

Mountaineer Casinos, Racetrack & Resort has opened a $2 million smoking pavilion to comply with a local clean air regulation. The pavilion has 210 slot machines, six table games, its own entrance, heaters and large ceiling fans.
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 4, 2015 17:38
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[Canada] City of Vancouver won't tolerate pot smoking lounges

marijuana smoking lounges cropping up in Vancouver, especially where there is a high density of dispensaries. The city insists they are illegal and will be shut down because any smoking in any public indoor location is against city bylaws.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:21

[Australia] Smoking ban under spotlight after Melbourne prison riot

Australian experts are split over whether smoking bans are a crucial advance in prison health or "a bridge too far" that can only spark unrest. On Tuesday, hundreds of prisoners lit fires, broke walls and smashed windows in a 15-hour riot at a Melbourne
BBC Online
added Jul 4, 2015 17:20

[Oregon] VIDEO: Celebratory pot smoking at Burnside Burn goes uncited

What remains illegal is smoking marijuana in public, which is what some of the Burnside Burn attendees did. "We can certainly hope that one day, we'll have public use venues so that we don't have to be on the side of the road," Kaliko Castille with Port
KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:19
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[Massachusetts] Cape towns ban beach smoking

In Massachusetts, the trend of prohibiting smoking on beaches started, oddly enough, in an inland community. In 1995, Sharon enacted the state’s first beach smoking ban at its three lake beaches. Today, the municipal association lists nearly four dozen M
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 4, 2015 17:17
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[UK] Queen meets the war pilot she told off for smoking 72 years ago

He bumped into a 16-year-old Princess Elizabeth after sneaking out for a cigarette and was promptly “politely admonished” for not being where he should.
BT (British Telecommunications) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:15
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[Asia, China] Beijing holds its breath on effectiveness of smoking ban

Ma Yongsheng, who runs a restaurant in Beijing, canceled a wedding banquet reservation on Monday, as a guest insisted on smoking during the meal. "If we continue to host guests who smoke, we'll surely be fined," Ma said. At Beijing Capital International
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:14

[UK] Smoking debate sparked by Superhospital portrayal of lung cancer patient Glyn

Terminally ill Glyn Moss was filmed smoking a cigarette on the ITV show Superhospital, filmed at the Royal Derby Hospital, where posters ask people not to smoke... He was heard to say that he had "cut down on the ciggies" but, in a hospital that has noti
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:12

[Asia, China] Mixed Results After First Month of Beijing's Smoking Ban

Want China Times reported that enforcers of Beijing's smoking ban were able to collect around $16,120 or about 100,000 yuan during the campaign last month.
China Topix
added Jul 4, 2015 17:08
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