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[Texas] Vapers prepare for city-wide electronic cigarette ban starting Monday

They say they are being discriminated against and are being lumped in unfairly with cigarette smokers. The ban on the devices begins Monday.
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Sep 1, 2014 03:21
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[Canada] Gelinas wants e-cigarettes regulated

New Democrat Health and Long-Term Care critic France Gelinas was disheartened when she patronized a downtown Sudbury restaurant on the weekend and someone at the next table 'lit up' a cigarette at the next table.
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 20, 2014 23:32
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6% Less smokers in Russia since smoking ban entered into force

number of smokers in Russia has dropped 6 percent since the country adopted a strong tobacco control legislation last year. The opinion poll shows that that the percentage of smokers has decreased from 41 to 35 percent in the past year.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 12, 2014 11:43
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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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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