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[UK] Royal United Hospital in Bath to ban smoking - but vaping will still be allowed

It is currently advertised as a smoke-free site but there are designated shelters for lighting up that will be removed to end the ‘conflicting messages'. Vaping will be allowed but anyone wanting to smoke will have to leave the site - a move expected t
Somerset Live (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:12
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[Minnesota] Damon Albarn Declined A Prince Collaboration Because He Couldn't Smoke In The Studio

“I was having a drink and a fag. I don’t actually smoke anymore, knocked that one on the head, but if you can’t be who you are… If I’ve invited someone to my studio, they’re my guest, and there aren’t any conditions like that,” Albarn tells Smart. “It’s
Stereogum.com
added Jun 4, 2018 20:48
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[Netherlands] Dutch health minister calls for cafe terrace smoking ban

Junior health minister Paul Blokhuis wants to ban smoking on cafe terraces and says tough new rules will be unavoidable to really tackle smoking, Dutch media reported on Thursday. ‘I don’t think we can avoid tougher measures,’ he said. ‘We have a long way
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:26
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[Asia, Singapore] In China, industry push-back stubs out anti-smoking gains

But, like the country's broader anti-smoking campaign, the Hangzhou initiative then lost momentum. Instead of blanket bans on smoking in public indoor spaces, the city revised its regulations to allow smoking in designated areas in train or bus stations,
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia] China promotes tobacco-free Olympics

Smoking will be not be allowed, even in Olympic village bars and restaurants, during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May 29 to promote a tobacco-free Winter Olympics by the public health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign

About 70,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the Kingdom every year, the ministry said. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year through cancer, heart and lung disease, and other health problems.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[UK] Australians are smoking as much as they were three years ago despite plain packaging, e-cigarettes and the highest priced smokes in the world

Australia's falling behind the rest of the world, according to the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), despite numerous tax raising and deterrence initiatives. Data shows that between 2013-2016 Australia's annual smoking decline rate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:01
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[California] Southwest jet makes emergency landing after passenger lit cigarette

A Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing in California following reports that a passenger lit up a cigarette in a bathroom. The plane landed safely at San Jose Mineta International Airport, about 50 miles south of San Francisco. The airline sa
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[District of Columbia] Breathe DC Launches Washington DC’s First Smoke-Free Housing Web Portal

The new website promotes smoke-free and tobacco-free living, offering visitors quick and easy access to search more than 20,000 smoke-free Washington, DC apartment units located in over 100 residential communities in Washington.
IS-Stories (au)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Louisiana] Ban on smoking in Baton Rouge bars, casinos take effect June 1

Come June 1, you'll no longer be allowed to light up inside Baton Rouge area bars and casinos. Metro council members approved the ban on smoking last summer, but it's only now taking effect. Advocates who pushed for the ban say about 3,000 workers in th
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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