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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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[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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[New Zealand] Barry Soper: Cigarettes in parliament

Today thankfully all that's changed, ciggies are not only off limits within Parliament buildings, they're banned from the surrounding area, Helen Clark finally saw to that... Ironically the woman she had the biggest falling out with as Prime Minister was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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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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