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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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GOLDSTEIN: Is Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Child Abuse? Yes

As our understanding of the harms of secondhand smoke increases, so does our responsibility to advocate for those involuntarily placed in harm’s way. Today, parents who willfully and continually expose their children to secondhand smoke are committing ch
Annals of Family Medicine
added Mar 10, 2015 13:40
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[Korea - South] Smokers Challenge Ban in Restaurants

Smokers and restaurant owners have asked the Constitutional Court to review the legality of a blanket smoking ban in all restaurants. They argue that the ban deprives the restaurants of their business and property rights and freedom to choose their job.
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 4, 2015 17:54
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[Nebraska] Cigar bar bill should pass court's muster, experts say

An effort to allow for smoking in cigar bars would likely hold up in court if it passes the Legislature, according to a legal expert from the University of Nebraska. But that's a big if. Sen. Ernie Chambers of Omaha has said he'll likely filibuster any
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jan 27, 2015 00:40
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Could Czech Republic finally get smoking ban?

the country’s health minister is working on legislation that would ban cigarettes from all bars and restaurants. Previous efforts to introduce a ban have come to very little – but the minister says the time is now right for such a change.
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:17
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[Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Smoke-free area fight

THE Labasa Town Council will work closely with the Ministry of Health to increase no-smoking signs at all smoke-free zones in the municipality...Non-smoking zones under the Tobacco Control Legislation Amendment Act 2010 include amusement centres, theatre
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jan 3, 2015 14:00
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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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WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58
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Chilean news media coverage of proposed regulations on tobacco use in national entertainment media, May 2011–February 2013

Chile introduced legislation to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. From May 2011 to January 2013, Chilean lawmakers discussed amending this legislation to include a ban of all forms of indirect TAPS. The tobacco and entertainment industries lobbied ag
Tobacco Control
added Nov 1, 2014 22:43
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[USA] College University System of Georgia enacts tobacco ban on all campuses

At the University of Georgia, students voiced their concerns through an organized protest on Tate Plaza last Tuesday, Sept. 30. About 50 students attended throughout the 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. time block.
USA Today
added Oct 8, 2014 05:50
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