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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking ban makes an impact though not in stairwells

Smoking was found in 31 percent fewer indoor public places after the ban was introduced, the city’s Health Promotion Commission said in a report released yesterday — which was also World No Tobacco Day. Restaurants and entertainment venues remained the
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 1, 2017 03:09
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM10,000 for smoking in parks

SHAH ALAM: Those caught smoking in parks in Selangor will be hauled up under the Control of Tobacco Product (Amendment) Regulations 2017 beginning today. They will face a maximum fine of RM10,000 or up to two years’ imprisonment. The ban also includes e-
The Star (my)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:35
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation’ of anti-smoking laws pledged

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions on violators,
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:33
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Advocates making second effort to ban smoking in bars and casinos

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Dozens of people showed up at a rally on Wednesday at the Cinemark Theater in Perkins Rowe to support expanding a smoke free ordinance to include bars and casinos. That included five councilwomen: Barabara Freiberg, Erika Green
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:29
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[Georgia] Breathe Easy poll results, ‘69 percent of voters support Columbus smoking ban’

Breathe Easy Columbus, an organization pushing for a citywide smoking ban, released results from a poll Wednesday that supports its position. The poll was conducted by Landmark Communications Inc., a company based in Alpharetta, Ga., to determine public
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 1, 2017 02:28
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[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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[Asia, India] Even after a partial ban on smoking

Despite ban on smoking by the government in public places, offices, educational institutions, etc. it seems smoking is on a rise, which can be justified by the fact that lung cancer in Kashmir is rapidly rising which is directly related to smoking in 80%
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:21
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[Europe] Czech Republic Hangs a ‘No Smoking’ Sign After Years of Debate

Unlike most of Europe, the Czech Republic had remained tolerant of smoking until now — and it was up to restaurant owners to decide whether to allow it in their establishments. According to data from the European Union, 17 member states of the bloc hav
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 1, 2017 02:20
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[Australia] 2016 ndshs key findings: Tobacco smoking

little or no improvement was made among people aged 30 or older between 2013 and 2016... Tobacco contributes to more drug-related hospitalisations and deaths than alcohol and illicit drug use combined. However the proportion of people who perceive
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 02:03
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[Australia] 'He'll never be a surgeon again': Doctor who was 'punched from behind' by a man after telling him to stop smoking outside the hospital faces 'devastating' brain damage

A heart surgeon allegedly king hit from behind after telling off a visitor for smoking will 'almost certainly' never work as a doctor again if he wakes up from a coma, a colleague says. Dr Patrick Pritzwald-Stegmann, who studied medicine in New Zealand
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:49
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