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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

[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Stivers cites absurd reason for blocking statewide smoking ban

If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04

Taiwan's new traffic regulations include smoking ban

Motor vehicle drivers caught smoking while driving on busy roads will soon be fined 600 new Taiwan dollar (US$18.9), according to a package of amendments coming into force next year aimed at raising the penalties for various offenses affecting traffic
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Dec 25, 2014 02:04

[Netherlands] Total ban on smoking in bars will be delayed again

Just 57% of the Netherlands' bars and cafes now keep to the ban on smoking. Some 61% of discos and 88% of cafes which serve food are smoke free, according to health ministry inspectors. (nl)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:36

[Canada] Editorial: E-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco

the wait-and-see approach is backfiring disastrously. It is urgent that the electronic devices that mimic the act, appearance and sensations of smoking while claiming to be something wholly other, be regulated like traditional tobacco. This means an imme
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:21

[Jamaica] Deadline for tobacco regulations compliance today

inesses to ensure that they meet today's deadline to comply with the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. "There will be major consequences for business places such as hotels, clubs and bars [that] do not adhere to the requirements of the Public
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:57

Americans Favor Ban on Smoking in Public, but Not Total Ban

A majority of Americans, 56%, are in favor of making smoking in public places illegal. This is in line with what Gallup has measured since 2011. By contrast, until 2008, Gallup found most Americans were opposed to a ban on smoking in public places, with a
Gallup Organization
added Jul 30, 2014 06:24

France to ban electronic cigarettes from all public places and subject them to the same tight rules as tobacco

The move has sparked outrage among sellers and users of the battery-powered devices which contain liquid nicotine that is turned into a vapor when inhaled. Health Minister Marisol Touraine confirmed reports that a ban would go ahead on France’s Europe 1
World Observer Online
added Jul 29, 2014 02:10

No Smoking In Russia? Tough New Antitobacco Rules Come To The Land Of Cigarettes

This Moscow street scene, circulated on the Internet in a video, illustrates the tensions between smokers and antitobacco activists as tough new legislation comes into force in Russia, the world's second-largest cigarette market. The latest provisions o
Radio Free Europe
added Jun 28, 2014 09:44

Image examples of marketing claims to accompany “Smoking Revolution". A Content Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Retail Websites

Conclusions: Health claims and smoking cessation messages that are unsupported by current scientific evidence are frequently used to sell e-cigarettes. Implied and overt health claims, the presence of doctors on websites, celebrity endorsements, and the u
added Mar 30, 2014 06:29
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