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Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

Austria passed a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants as of May 2018. But that will now be overturned under a deal between the conservative People’s Party (OVP) led by Sebastian Kurz and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) reached during their ongoi
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2017 21:08
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[Arkansas] Pulaski County smoke breaks to be restricted to cars

A Pulaski County executive order that will restrict employees who smoke to do so inside their cars will protect public health, the county judge says.... Come March 1, all 14 Pulaski County buildings and their outdoor areas will be entirely smoke free, ac
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Dec 10, 2017 17:39
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[Texas] PRICE: Going smoke-free is the right choice for FW

On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars and bingo parlors. These prohibitions will be in addition to those already in place for workplaces and restaurants. By passing this ordinance, Fort Wort
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 11, 2017 20:47
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[Pennsylvania, Vermont] Jim Kenyon: Where There’s Smoke ... There’s Likely to Be Higher Inmate Health Care Costs

Vermont inmates are once again legally lighting up inside prison fences — albeit 450 miles away at a Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution where Vermont shipped 270 inmates in June.....unlikely that Vermont prisoners will stay in Pennsylvania foreve
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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[California] Council Conducts First Reading of Smoking Ban Ordinance

After more than an hour-long debate at the City Council meeting on Dec. 5, a first reading was held of an ordinance amending chapter 6.40 of the Dana Point municipal code relating to the regulation and prohibition of smoking in the city.
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[Canada] No butts about it, smoking banned on B.C. Ferries property, starting Jan. 22

Smoking, which includes marijuana and vapour products, will be prohibited on all B.C. Ferries property. Smoking in private vehicles has generated a number of complaints, said B.C. Ferries spokeswoman Deborah Marshall, including people smoking with their
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 18:17
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LETTER: Pushback against smoking ban was pitiful

Japan must catch up with the rest of the world to protect the health of its people. We are appalled to read the recent decision by policymakers in the Nov. 17 story “After LDP resistance, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and
Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:46
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[Washington] Kent bans smoking, vaping at all city parks

Kent City Council passed a resolution making smoking, vaping or any use of tobacco products on park property against the law. This ban includes both noncombustible products, like e-cigarettes or other vaping devices that produce smoke or vapor, and dippi
Q13FOX, KCPQ-TV (Seattle,WA)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:04
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[Canada] Theatre hit with $682 ticket after actor smokes a cigarette onstage

The Théâtre du Trident in Quebec City learned the hard way...was slapped with a $682 ticket after one of its actors smoked a cigarette onstage as part of a performance of the play Le Cas Joé Ferguson... playwright Isabelle Hubert to illustrate the anxiet
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:14
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