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[Asia, India] Panel moots total ban on smoking in B’luru bars, restaurants

Smoking may be completely banned in restaurants, bars and cafes in Bengaluru, if the high-power committee on tobacco control has its way. On February 5, 2018, the panel suggested that no designated smoking zones be allowed in bars, restaurants and cafes,
Times of India
added Mar 5, 2018 20:23
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[California] Inside the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

And what of those cigarettes? Once freely available by the carton loads, they were now replaced by miniature “No Smoking” signs indoors. But at this party space...there was the unmistakable smell of marijuana.
New York Times
added Mar 5, 2018 20:23
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Austrian far right comes distant second as former bastion votes

The national coalition government has been in place for less than three months, during which it has faced growing opposition to its plans to keep allowing smoking in bars and restaurants. A petition for a ban has been signed by more than 460,000 people,
Reuters
added Mar 5, 2018 15:59
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[Egypt, Mid-east] Arab Countries Considering Broad Ban on Smoking

The Council of Arab Ministers of Health called on Thursday for banning smoking in all its forms in public and closed places, and prohibiting advertising and promotion of tobacco, its products and derivatives. The council decided to present its resolutio
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:06
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[Colorado] DIA officially becomes a smoke-free airport as it bids farewell to last smoking lounge

The Smokin’ Bear Lodge Smoking Lounge, located on Concourse C, will close its doors for the last time at 9 p.m., a move that’s being celebrated by the Colorado Tobacco Free Alliance. “The closure of this last DIA smoking lounge marks the successful concl
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Mar 5, 2018 15:03
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[Australia] Power erodes far right's appeal as old stronghold votes

more than 460,000 people have now signed a petition against the FPO's flagship policy of allowing smoking in bars and restaurants -- an embarrassment for a party committed to direct democracy.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46
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[Canada] Saskatchewan won’t implement vaping regulations despite increased health concerns

A report from John Hopkins University found that the aerosol vapor from over 50 per cent of sampled e-cigarette devices contained concentrations of toxic metals like lead, manganese, nickel and chromium that exceeded health limits. They also found that n
Global News (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:45
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Groundhog day as vapers try to talk their way into our smokefree public places

Chapman disputes these claims and in the article below cites a range of evidence which demonstrates that both primary and secondary exposure to vaping can pose serious health risks. He argues that therefore vaping should be subject to the same public pol
Croakey (au)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:23
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HACKETT: Adequate Funding Can Turn Around Nevada’s Tobacco Grades (Opinion)

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition (NPTC) and its statewide partners urge state lawmakers to enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke by: Improving Nevada’s Clean Indoor Air Act to include all indoor places. There is
ThisisReno (NV)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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[UK] MANKTELOW: Vet’s opinion

Studies show that pets exposed to cigarette smoke are at a greater risk of respiratory problems such as asthma and chronic coughing. There are also potential links to certain types of cancer, such as lymphoma. The obvious way of reducing the risks to yo
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 16:27
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