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[Japan] Tokyo aims to stub out smoking in homes with children

Parents will be banned from smoking inside their own homes if children are in the room under a new local law to take effect in Tokyo. The authorities said that the measure, aimed at protecting children from passive smoking, was the first of its type in
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly passes ordinance against passive smoking aimed at protecting children

approved an ordinance aimed at protecting children from inhaling secondhand cigarette smoke in homes and other places. The ordinance, cosponsored by Tomin First (Tokyoites First), Komeito and the Democratic Party, was approved by a majority vote in a ple
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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[Texas] RODU: Mythic tobacco endgames

CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Lawmakers, please snuff out smoking at private clubs

the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars believes it’s time to stop all indoor smoking. We are asking the commonwealth to eliminate the smoking exemption private clubs have... A clear majority of delegates at our state convention this summ
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2017 15:25
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[UK] Smoking at work: what are your rights and what can your boss do to help you quit?

Legally, workers have the right to one uninterrupted 20 minute break during a working day (over six hours), however, unless a contract specifically states it, workers are not actually entitled to take smoking breaks. It’s really down to the employer’s dis
West Sussex Today (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:18
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[Australia] Smokers to butt out at bus stops

All Canberra’s public transport stations, bus stops and train stations became smoke-free on 1 October, with smoking and vaping prohibited following changes to the Territory’s Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003. Transport Canberra said smoking was banned
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:38
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Burden of Tobacco in Pakistan: Findings From Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2014

Besides 19.1% tobacco users, the majority (86%) were exposed to second-hand smoke at public places indicating that ban on tobacco use in public places is not being followed. A quarter of current smokers wants to quit smoking who may be provided assistanc
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 6, 2017 02:26
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[District of Columbia] TRUMP BANS BALLOONS, SELFIE STICKS AT THE WHITE HOUSE

A media release announced the dates for the garden tours...“The Secret Service reserves the right to prohibit any other personal items” not deemed to be suitable for the tour, and to confiscate them, the release stated. · Smoking (including e-cigarettes)
Newsweek
added Oct 6, 2017 01:45
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14 Things Flight Attendants Know About Flying-and You Probably Don’t

while the lithium ion batteries in e-cigarettes have shown a propensity to ignite if they are damaged, battery-powered portable electronic smoking devices are permitted on planes as long as they’re not checked or being used. Your exploding Galaxy Note 7,
True Viral News (TVN)
added Oct 6, 2017 01:43
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran slaps ban on hookahs in holy city of Qom

Iranian courts banned the use of hookah water pipes in public in the holy city of Qom and northern province of Alborz, in a fresh crackdown on smokers. “Consuming tobacco or using hookah pipes are forbidden in coffee houses, traditional eateries, restaur
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:30
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