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[Asia] Bangladesh passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places

The Parliament of Bangladesh has just passed a “tough law” banning smoking in public places, including on transport. According to this new law those who violate the law will be slapped and a fine of 300 TKs will be fined. It is an amendment brought in t
Asian Tribune
added May 6, 2013 01:39

[Oklahoma] Debate Underway At State Capitol Over E-Cigarette Regulation

The main concern from e-cig retailers was the bill would classify them as a tobacco product, even though their business is to get people off of tobacco products. Monday afternoon, the lawmaker who wrote the bill says he is changing that. Even on a Mond
News 9 WWTV (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Apr 30, 2013 22:27

Companies Get Strict on Health of Workers

CVS Caremark, the large drugstore chain and pharmacy benefit manager, recently said it would require ... that smokers try to quit. Several other major employers, including PepsiCo and Wal-Mart, have also adopted such policies.
New York Times
added Mar 26, 2013 03:35

[Bermuda, Canada] MacNeil family denies smoking on airplane

“On the issue of smoking, there has been misinformation regarding whether members of the MacNeil family were smoking on the airplane,” the statement reads. “At no point did any member of the MacNeil family smoke on the air plane. At the honourable magist
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Feb 9, 2013 13:50

[China] Chinese government to crack down on cigarettes, maybe

China's cigarette smokers sucked down 40% of the world's supply last year, a phlegmy 5% more than in 2006. The Chinese government plans to fight this trend with upcoming legislation that would outlaw smoking in most public places throughout mainland Chin
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Dec 24, 2012 17:44

[Missouri] LETTER: Ban e-cigarettes in indoor public places

I write as a concerned St. Louis resident, consistently disgusted at the fact that I am offered an e-cigarette every time I pass by Supreme Nicotine, a kiosk in the center of the Galleria mall. Not only am I offered an e-cigarette, I am forced to breathe
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 4, 2012 11:04

Germany's most populous state toughens smoking ban

Germany's most populous state is toughening a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, closing loopholes in its five-year-old restrictions. North Rhine-Westphalia, a western region of about 18 million people that includes Cologne, Bonn, Duesseldorf and t
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2012 09:34

IN PICTURES Smoking bans around the world

From Bhutan to Ireland, we take a look at smoking bans in different regions around the globe.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 29, 2012 12:40

LAUGESEN: Smokers only allowed to buy deadly tobacco cigarettes in New Zealand? – Ministry of Health moves to ban nicotine electronic cigarettes

The Ministry's current policy misses the opportunity to improve quality of e-cigarettes. Import of the world's best e-cigarette brands could be allowed, and the rest excluded.
New Zealand Doctor (nz)
added Sep 20, 2012 13:36

[New York] Proposed St. Lawrence County law might also ban tobacco within 20 feet of bars, stores, restaurants, colleges

Ambiguity in St. Lawrence County’s proposed law tobacco law leaves questions with little time left for answers before a public hearing scheduled for Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the courthouse at 48 Court St.
North Country (NY) This Week
added Sep 18, 2012 01:16
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