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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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[Virginia] Smoking; unlawful for person to smoke in motor vehicle with minor present, civil penalty. (SB975)

ent. Provides that any person who smokes in a motor vehicle, whether in motion or at rest, when a minor under the age of 15 is in the motor vehicle is subject to a civil penalty of $100. The offense may be charged on a uniform traffic summons. View Full T
Richmond (VA) Sunlight
added Jan 22, 2013 12:10
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[California] LETTER: GALLEGOS: Secondhand smoke drifts regardless of scale

The health of the citizens of Glendale has been sold out to private retail tobacco interests ... I hope voters will remember this action next spring when Friedman and Najarian are both up for reelection to the City Council.
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:56
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ZUMER: The end of smoking as we know it

in seasons like this, it means standing outside in the freezing cold just waiting for your cigarette to burn down. I think smokers have been penalized enough, and I'm OK with running across some occasional smoke. It's kind of nostalgic, and it's a remin
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 10, 2012 15:56
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