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[Louisiana] Letters: New Orleans ban on smoking in bars, casinos already is paying dividends

Here in Louisiana, it costs businesses $2.49 billion in smoking-caused productivity losses each year, and the state pays close to $1.9 billion in annual health care costs directly caused by smoking. The fact that this law is reducing the harmful effects
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 7, 2015 05:10
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Survey: California slipping on anti-tobacco policies to fight cancer

Once a national leader in anti-tobacco efforts, California is slipping in some key measures, including its low cigarette tax...The study comes as California lawmakers are debating several contentious tobacco-related bills in special session. In Californi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 6, 2015 11:50
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HOW DO YOU MEASURE UP? A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality (PDF)

By passing proven public health policies to prevent tobacco use and help those addicted quit, increase access to affordable health coverage for people with cancer and their families and promote patient access to palliative care that improves their qua
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Aug 6, 2015 11:41
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4 men lashed in public in Iran for smoking water pipe

Four young men were flogged in public earlier this week in the town of Torqabeh, north-eastern Iran. The four men each received 74 lashes for smoking a traditional Iranian ghelyoon, or water pipe, in public during the daytime fasting hours in the holy mo
IRAN NEWS UPDATE (fr)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:35
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[UK, UK-Wales] Gov't rules out English e-cigarette ban

E-cigarettes will not be banned in England after industry leaders slammed the decision to outlaw vaping in Welsh pubs. The Department of Health confirmed to the Publican’s Morning Advertiser (PMA) that England would not follow the Welsh government’s
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Jun 17, 2015 06:54
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[Canada] Business owner decries Calgary's proposed rules for e-cigarettes

An Alberta woman who sells vaporizers says a report going before a Calgary city council committee Tuesday — recommending extending the city's smoking bylaw to e-cigarettes — is "excessively restrictive." "It's not the same thing and it's easy to classif
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:45
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[Russia] How Isis is recruiting migrant workers in Moscow to join the fighting in Syria

During their last conversation in April, Gulru told her that Isis had given the family $30,000 for their journey to Aleppo...Her husband barely takes any part in military activities. Rather he inspects cars for alcohol and cigarettes, which Isis has banne
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:57
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment

PROGGA and The Daily Star recently organised a roundtable on "Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment". Here we publish a summary of the discussions...on March 12 this year the government has finalized necessary rules of the Law. It clearly delineat
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:24
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Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non-
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05
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[Jamaica] LIAT bans e-cigarettes in checked luggage

Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline's services, effective immediately.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Mar 10, 2015 16:40
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