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[Texas] El Paso's ban on smoking at all city facilities starts Jan. 1

The second phase of the Clean Air Ordinance city councillors passed this summer goes into effect Jan. 1. It prohibits smoking and using electronic cigarettes at all city-owned facilities, including bus stops, playgrounds, parks, transportation stations a
El Paso (TX) Times / Borderland News
added Dec 28, 2014 21:48
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[Japan] Tokyo to consider public smoking restrictions in preparation for 2020 Olympics

Just as Beijing and London did when they hosted the Olympics, Tokyo is considering smoking bans in public areas and restaurants, as well as establishing separate areas for individuals to smoke in. In August, Tokyo Gov Yoichi Masuzoe said the effects of
Japan Today
added Nov 3, 2014 11:13
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[Arizona] E-cigarette commercial during Super Bowl has lung association officials fuming

The president of the local chapter of the American Lung Association said the commercial featuring NJOY’s King cigarette sends a dangerous message because these electronic cigarettes look like real cigarettes and may harm smokers even though they don’t co
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Feb 8, 2013 12:40
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[Greece, Poland] Secret of Greek success . . . smoking

Lighting up: Fernando Santos can’t resist a cigarette during training
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:49
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[California] Tony Gwynn’s Family Sues Tobacco Industry, Seeking Recourse Over Fatal Habit

The family of Tony Gwynn, a baseball Hall of Famer who died of salivary gland cancer in 2014, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against the tobacco industry, charging that Gwynn had been manipulated into the addiction to smokeless tobacco that ultima
New York Times
added May 24, 2016 13:11
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Smoker-friendly Japan mulls restrictions ahead of 2020 Olympics

Smoking could get tougher in Japan ahead of the Tokyo2020 Olympics, as members of the ruling party outlined a bill to restrict the practice in public places, a report said Monday. Japan is one of the more smoker-friendly countries, with people often seen
The Nation (th)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:35
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California, San Francisco Lawmakers Introduce Measures to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

Lawmakers in Sacramento and San Francisco today introduced statewide and citywide legislation to eliminate the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco – at all baseball venues within their jurisdictions, both to set the right example for
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 24, 2015 15:45
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Tony Gwynn, 8-Time National League Batting Champion, Is Dead at 54

Gwynn had undergone surgery for cancer of the mouth and salivary glands in recent years and had been on medical leave ...He attributed the cancer to having dipped tobacco throughout his career.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2014 12:57
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[Louisiana] New Orleans Pelicans, Saints players take part in Tobacco-Free Living event

Players from the New Orleans Pelicans and the New Orleans Saints on Tuesday visited Arthur Ashe Elementary School as part of Tobacco Free Week to talk to students about the significance of living tobacco-free and how to overcome peer pressure.
NBA.com
added Dec 11, 2013 02:19
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Pfeifer: Electronic-cigarette ads on television should end

The FDA needs to provide regulatory guidance to prevent ads like the spot for electronic cigarettes that ran during this year's Super Bowl
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Feb 10, 2013 11:19
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