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[Connecticut] Hamden smoking ban may be expanded to all public areas

Hamden Mayor Curt Leng is hopeful about a proposed new smoking ban that would extend a current ban to all public areas in the city. The new ban, to be debated Monday night, is an expansion of a current ban on smoking in parks. Approved last July, that ba
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:04
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[Canada] Proposed bylaw would ban smoking on Main Street and near many business entrances

Smoking would be completely banned on Main Street and restricted in front of many businesses under a potential new Flin Flon bylaw. City council has sought input from the business community about the proposed measure, but there’s no indication as to whe
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 18:16
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[Spain, UK] Boxing star Kell Brook is quizzed by police for 'causing drunken havoc' on easyJet Liverpool to Barcelona flight

He was even smoking in the toilets, according to passengers on the flight
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 17:52
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[Luxembourg] LUX. EXTENDS SMOKING BAN SINCE 1 AUGUST

People aged under 18 are no longer to be sold cigarettes in Luxembourg as part of a raft of new measures introduced on 1 August to combat smoking. Other measures include a ban on smoking in the vicinity of children’s playgrounds, in private vehicles in
Delano: LUXEMBOURG IN ENGLISH (Maison Moderne) (lu)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:13
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[Asia-pacific] Politics is faster, more effective in Japan's capital, new governor says

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike...said she plans to introduce an anti-smoking ban in the Japanese capital before the 2020 Olympics. Efforts for a national ban on smoking in public died in parliament this year, opposed by many pro-smoking politicians in the L
Reuters
added Aug 7, 2017 12:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

Tokyo is as hooked on the ¥2 trillion of tax revenues tobacco adds to state coffers annually as smokers are to nicotine. The LDP is so addicted to tobacco cash that 90 percent of members oppose an indoor smoking ban. The LDP championing cigarettes is emb
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:06
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[Michigan] Woman seeking ban over neighbor's secondhand smoke

a lawsuit from an asthmatic breast cancer survivor who says the smoke from her neighbor's condo is making her sick. Phyllis Davis lives in the Echo Valley complex in Farmington Hills. Four condos in her building share hallways, a basement — and a ventil
Detroit (MI) Free Press
added Aug 5, 2017 15:01
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[Indiana] Goshen may consider comprehensive smoking ban

A city council member is considering a comprehensive smoking ban that could cover all bars and include e-cigarettes as well as tobacco. Councilwoman Julia Gautsche introduced the idea Tuesday, saying she thought enough time had passed since the city's l
Elkhart (IN) Truth
added Aug 5, 2017 14:36
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[Australia] WHITE: It’s good it’s hard for smokers

As an asthmatic I would wake up with a rough cough from all the second-hand smoke, and my long hair would smell like Satan’s ashtray for at least a day. I say the smoking bans do not go quite far enough. If people want to spend a stupid amount of money
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Aug 5, 2017 14:34
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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