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Republic of Congo passes anti-smoking law

Minister of Health Francois Ibovi said Friday the law prohibits the consumption, purchase and possession of tobacco for minors, pregnant women and the mentally ill, with fines for those selling to that population starting at nearly $400. It also prohibit
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 09:54
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French Researchers Recommend Stopping E-Cigarette Use in Public

Use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces such as restaurants should be forbidden, French researchers wrote in a government-commissioned report. Use of the devices, electronic tubes that simulate the effect of smoking by producing nicotine vapor, sh
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 28, 2013 13:27
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[Kuwait] Activate law that bans smoking of shishas in restaurants – MP

MP Saud Al-Huraiji has called on the Minister of Commerce and Industry and cafe and restaurant owners to activate a law that bans the consumption of ‘shisha’ (water pipes) in restaurants, especially indoors. “This behavior contradicts with the traditions
Arab Times (kw)
added May 27, 2013 11:32
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Greece Says Smoking Ban To Start

The newspaper Kathimerini said that the Health Ministry’s General Secretary, Christina Papanikolaou has issued a circular calling for the intensification of checks at schools, hospitals, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by inspectors in charge of the imp
Greek Reporter
added Feb 23, 2013 22:03
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[Australia, Europe, Ireland, UK, USA] ANALYSIS: Big Tobacco hurt by legal and mindset changes

Big Tobacco is proving notoriously hard to stub out but legal changes, excise hikes and the illicit trade are hurting it, writes John Hearne
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 22, 2013 10:45
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[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02
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Hilton Worldwide Has Directed All Their Hotels To Install Smoking Shelters

A Handi-Hut smoking shelter installed at Hilton Worldwide headquarters was used to define the directive. Smoking shelters comply with the law without imposing a total smoking ban. The prefabricated sections are easily installed with options for designs,
PR Newswire
added Feb 8, 2013 14:23
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China poised to overhaul tobacco industry

China is formulating a new law that further intensifies efforts in enforcing a national ban on smoking in public places, says a joint announcement released by the State Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (SIQSAQ) and a numbe
SINA (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:42
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[UK] Isle of Man government proposes more smoking restrictions

Around one in five people smoke regularly in the Isle of Man, according to the Department of Health The Isle of Man government has launched public consultation to strengthen smoking legislation to combat secondhand smoke.
BBC Online
added Oct 24, 2012 14:57
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A public consultation on protecting public health through smokefree legislation in the Isle of Man (PDF)

Government of Isle of Man (im)
added Oct 24, 2012 11:44
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