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[Asia, China] Smoking rate on decline in Beijing

Smoking rates in Beijing decreased by 1.1 percentage point after the implementation of tobacco control regulations in the capital, city authorities said on Friday. The regulation prohibiting smoking in all public spaces, office buildings and public tran
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:41
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[Canada] Landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in rentals despite tenant laws

Did you also know that It can cost $5,000-6,000 to get the smell of marijuana smoke out of a house and apartment walls and floors? Most provincial landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties once recreational weed is l
Dawson Creek (BC) Mirror (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:02
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ALABAMA HOUSE VOTES TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

Under the bill, violators would be fined $100. Representatives on Tuesday voted 41-30 for the bill by Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 02:45
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[Massachusetts] Agency discovers it’s hard to quit smoking, plans to explore changes to housing policy

Now, three and a half years after the Cambridge ban went into effect, Petruzzi said managers are still hearing many complaints of people smoking inside. “Zero tolerance is not appropriate when you have addiction,” he said. Staff members haven’t received
Cambridge (MA) Day
added Feb 1, 2018 02:44
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[Washington] WINTERER: Smoking ban doesn’t allow freedom of choice

Dasha Winterer, junior astrophysics major, explains how she doesn’t think students should be banned from smoking on campus, and that no one is enforcing the rule anyway.
Daily Evergreen [Washington State U.]
added Feb 1, 2018 01:38
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Japan's revised smoking measures threaten smoky 2020 Olympics, critics say

Two Japanese doctors on Wednesday raised concerns about the government’s latest effort to prevent second-hand smoking, saying it could lead to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo being held in an “extremely smoky environment”.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 15:43
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Can new bill help prevent health damage from passive smoking?

While imposing a smoking ban on eating and drinking establishments, in principle, the bill permits them to set up dedicated smoking spaces... The World Health Organization says there would be no effect unless a total ban is imposed on smoking inside such
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:42
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Alternative may be found to harsh prohibition of smoking in Armenia - media

The draft law proposed by the Armenian healthcare ministry which implies prohibition of smoking in public places and big fines for offenders has aroused discord among the cabinet ministers....Many of them were apposed to the draft law. They said enforceme
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:34
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[UK] Smoking ban and staff shortage led to Wiltshire prison riot, court told

A ban on smoking and short-staffing led to a prison riot with inmates causing “many thousands of pounds worth of damage”, a court has heard. Luke Needham, 30, Andrew Alford, 41, and Deno Harrison, 23, are on trial at Winchester Crown Court charged with
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Smoking ban leads to Spice uptake

Since the smoking-ban came to Whitemoor there have been more Spice-related incidents. Over the Christmas period two prisoners here were badly burnt from smoking Spice pure, with one of them having 60% burns. How many more people need to die before somethi
Inside Time (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 04:04
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