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[Russia] Moscow Hookahs Lose Buzz as Tobacco Ban Hits Pipe Smoking

Vasilchuk’s Chaikona No.1 outlets no longer offer tobacco-based versions of the devices, also known as shisha, narghile or hubbly bubbly. Visitors can instead puff on steam cocktails stuffed with nicotine-free fruit mixes.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 27, 2014 10:41
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[Malaysia] Enlarging smoke-free areas might not help

Malaysian Non-Smokers' Rights Association is of the opinion that enlarge smoke-free areas will not effectively reduce the number of smokers in the country. The association urged the government to tackle the issue of smoking from educating the public since
MySinchew.com (my)
added Jun 19, 2014 10:52
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Massachusetts imposes tough smoking ban

A statewide indoor smoking ban covering work places, bars and restaurants went into effect Monday throughout Massachusetts, and public health officials said they plan to aggressively pursue violators. Smokers face a $100 fine for each violation, and busin
NBC News
added Jun 11, 2014 18:11
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Secondhand smokers in Qatar get the wrong end of the stick

It is not always comfortable getting into an argument on smoking with colleagues. While over half of the respondents who smoke said they would put out the cigarette if someone protested, 15% said they would ignore or ask the complainant to move. Accordi
JustHere Qatar (qa)
added Jun 1, 2014 22:40
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[Canada] SHERRING: Winning the war on smoking

But in fact, though he heads up the city's health department, not even Levy could realize the incredible revolution going on between smokers and non-smokers. The non-smokers were in the vast majority, and they just didn't want the two groups separated i
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 9, 2014 00:00
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Tobacco industry lobbying dismissed

from tobacco firms as it aims to further reduce smoking rates, the public health minister has said. Michael Matheson made the comments on No Smoking Day as he reaffirmed a pledge to create a "tobacco-free generation", with smoking rates under 5%, in the
Press Association (uk)
added Mar 12, 2014 12:09
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[Greece] Greek Attorney General Orders Strict Application of Anti-Smoking Law

has sent a circular to all the Procurator Generals of the country, in which she asks them to give all the appropriate directives to the competent authorities for the strict application of the anti-smoking law. In particular, the circular refers to the app
Greek Reporter
added Mar 12, 2014 01:05
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Bill to ban smoking in Kentucky dead, sponsor says

"It's died. It's dead," Rep. Susan Westrom, a Lexington Democrat, said of House Bill 173. "I've been told there aren't enough votes and we're just going to have to wait until next year. That came from the Governor's Office."
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 7, 2014 02:40
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[Lebanon] Jordan nargileh ban sparks public outcry

A ban on water pipes in restaurants and cafes has caused uproar in Jordan where $1 billion worth of tobacco goes up in smoke every year. Under a decision based on a 2008 law that was not previously enforced, the government has announced that by the end
Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:11
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[Georgia] BOR emphasizes health benefit in tobacco ban

When the Georgia Board of Regents meets next week, the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy that was introduced last month to the on Personnel and Benefits Committee will likely be brought before the full board.
Technique (Georgia Tech)
added Feb 7, 2014 12:30
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