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Tobacco killjoys ignite Chilean passions, dampen casino attendances

In a country where more than 40 per cent of adults smoke, the highest rate in the Americas, the ban put in place in March 2013 has throttled attendances at the nation’s casinos, sparking a 31 per cent plunge in pretax income in the past year. Enjoy, Chile
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Apr 29, 2014 07:13
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A review of smoking policies in airports around the world

airports represent a public and occupational space that is often overlooked in national or subnational smoke-free policies. Secondhand smoke exposure in airports can be reduced among travellers and workers by implementing and enforcing smoke-free policies
Tobacco Control
added Mar 18, 2014 15:07
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Smokers Ban Home Smoking When They See Dangers to Their Kids

Smokers were twice as likely to strictly enforce a smoke-free home policy if they recognized the dangers posed to their children by residues left behind from smoking, according to a study published online March 3 in Pediatrics.
Medical Tribune
added Mar 4, 2014 16:49
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[Hawaii] Smoking ban yet to be implemented

The ban was set to take effect on Jan. 1, 2014. “The ban will not be implemented as of Jan. 1, 2014, pending ongoing discussions with faculty and staff representatives,” Ideta said. The Office of the Vice President for Administration and the Chief Fina
Ka Leo O Hawai'i [University of Hawaii]
added Jan 17, 2014 18:02
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[UK] Cigars face extinction in Britain by 2026 ($$)

On current trends, the cigar will all but disappear from Britain by 2026. The glamour of cigars – as epitomised by politicians and film stars, from Winston Churchill to Clint Eastwood – has been extinguished as smoking bans, coupled with ever higher rate
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 30, 2013 21:05
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[Canada] Chianello: When the privacy of your own home gets trumped

It comes down to weighing the rights of the individual versus the rights of the many. And that’s not an easy balancing act. .... Poirier said, “We understand that it is difficult and sensitive.” It certainly is. Difficult, sensitive and unsettling.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:19
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[UK] European Officials Mull Ban on All E-Cigarettes

"Behind closed doors in Brussels, unaccountable and unelected bureaucrats are drafting proposals that will deny millions of existing and former smokers access to a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes," said Fraser Cropper, CEO of Totally Wicked. "The
Convenience Store News
added Nov 27, 2013 00:32
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[New York] Hooked On Peach Schnapps E-Cigs? Enjoy It While It Lasts

But before e-cigarette smokers start hoarding packs of their favorite flavored brands, don’t panic just yet: The Health Department says that no decision has yet been made. A spokeswoman told the Wall Street Journal that at this stage, the draft bill is j
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Aug 14, 2013 02:52
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[Canada] ‘We drink. We swear. We don’t f—ing smoke’: Firm’s ban on hiring smokers leaves people asking ‘Who’s next?’

At Momentous Corp., they don’t track vacation or sick days. Staffers can bring their dogs in to the office. The Ottawa Internet firm takes pride in being different, as evidenced by its website, where you will find, in large letters: “We drink. We swear.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2013 10:55
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[Alabama] BRINKERHOFF: UA smoking ban debate founded on falsehoods

The Crimson White (University of Alabama)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:48
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