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[Asia] China tobacco regulator argues for indoor space for smokers

The regulator of China’s tobacco industry, which oversees state monopoly China National Tobacco Corp, said on Monday that designated indoor smoking areas should be introduced to deter smokers as enforcing bans in all public spaces was too difficult.
Reuters
added Jun 4, 2018 21:53
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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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[Pennsylvania] Majority of Lebanon County now bans smoking in parks

If you sit on a Lebanon County park bench to light up a cigarette, you'll likely see a sign reminding you it's not only against the rules - it's bad for kids. Lebanon Family Health Services is behind the trend. In less than five years, it has installed t
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Jun 4, 2018 16:06
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New Jersey tries _yet again _ to ban most beach smoking

but it still hasn't answered a question that has snubbed out past efforts: Who would be responsible for enforcing the ban? State Assembly and Senate committees are scheduled Monday to consider the state's latest bill that would ban smoking at public beac
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 4, 2018 16:04
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[Louisiana] When you can't smoke, why not try quitting?

From the Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialists at Ochsner, which offers a comprehensive program free to those who qualify, come these five tips to help you quit: 1. Know that quitting smoking is a journey with a lifestyle change and not a single event
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jun 4, 2018 16:03
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[Canada] Smoke 'em if you've got 'em: Violators rarely get ticketed for smoking in Metro Vancouver

If you smoke a cigarette in parks and on beaches in parts of Metro Vancouver, you’re subject to a fine. But chances are slim you’ll ever be ticketed. Municipal governments with smoking bans for their outdoor gathering places are counting on signage, edu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:46
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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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[Alaska] Fair moves smoking areas to the parking lot

FAIRBANKS — Smoking areas at the Tanana Valley State Fair are being moved out to the front parking area in an act being applauded by the local chapter of the American Lung Association. “Going smoke-free is a trend across Alaska and we are following suit,
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Jun 2, 2018 10:08
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[Canada] Edmonton councillors to consider long list of no-toke zones

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon, Edmonton city council is considering how to regulate the drug in public places. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press) City councillors are grappling with where, when and how people use recreationa
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:26
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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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