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Austria mulls pro-smoking bill despite protests

Austrian government MPs presented a bill on Wednesday which would continue to allow smoking in bars and restaurants, despite a huge groundswell of opposition. The bill, which would overturn a ban due to come into force on May 1, was branded a "huge step
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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42% of non-smokers say they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than smokers

A whopping 42% of non-smokers feel they should get 3-5 extra vacation days than non-smokers... To understand how workers feel about the time their co-workers spent smoking, e-cigarette maker Halo surveyed 1,005 American adults.
USA Today
added Mar 1, 2018 03:45
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[Florida] Lawmaker Looks To Give Locals Control Over Smoking

Right now, decisions about where smoking is allowed are left up to the state. But Senator Debbie Mayfield wants local governments to decide whether people should be allowed to smoke in public parks. “This bill gives authority to the municipalities and t
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Mar 1, 2018 03:40
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[Colorado] Denver Will Soon Have Its First Legal Recreational Cannabis Club

The development could introduce big changes on the specific issue of smoking in public places.... The biggest restriction is that customers at the Coffee Joint will not be allowed to smoke their herb. But they will be allowed to vaporize cannabis and to
High Times
added Mar 1, 2018 03:38
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[Montana] VIDEO: Changes to Missoula's smoking ordinance are on hold

City Council sent the plans back to committee. ... If approved, the proposal would ban the use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, indoors. The discussion comes down to this: vape shop owners say vaping and smoking cigarettes are two very differe
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:43
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[Egypt] AUC Launches Smoke and Tobacco Free Campus Initiative

In an effort to make The American University in Cairo (AUC) a healthier campus by the centennial celebration in 2019, the University has launched an initiative to ban smoking and tobacco use on campus in phases. The initiative kicked off this month, perm
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Why smoking on flights is banned

A sad reminder came from Varig Flight 820, which made an emergency landing in France in 1973 as a result of smoke inside the cabin, triggered by a fire in one of the lavatories. It resulted in 123 deaths, with only 11 survivors. The suspected cause was a
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Citilink passenger removed from flight for smoking

A passenger was removed from a Citilink flight on Sunday for smoking while boarding the aircraft as it was refueling, the budget carrier stated...The Citilink crew were alarmed upon seeing the passenger, who continued smoking while climbing the aircraft
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:14
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Designated smoking areas better than ban

Unquestionably, members of Cortland City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in that city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before a final vote next week that would place even more restrictions on a s
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 28, 2018 14:50
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[UK-Wales] Vaping and e-cigarettes have been banned in Swansea's main shopping centre

The Quadrant shopping centre put the ban into effect on Monday. Lisa Hartley, centre manager, confirmed the decision, and said: “Smoking has not been permitted in the centre for a number of years now, and with the growth in popularity of vaping and e-ci
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 28, 2018 14:47
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