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[Japan] Taking cue from McDonald's, Masuzoe eyes smoking ban for all Tokyo restaurants

metropolitan government will consider putting a smoking ban in all restaurants in the capital before it hosts the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. "Japan is the only advanced nation where smoking is permitted at restaurants. We'd like to pass an ordina
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:11
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[Idaho] VIDEO: Minor leaguers turn to chewing tobacco alternative

Chewing tobacco is an ugly tradition that's been around baseball for years, but many players are now turning to a healthier alternative.
KIFI (Post Register and Local News 8) (Idaho Falls, ID)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:51
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[Russia] Shape Up Sochi - The Daily Fix

“Every cigarette shortens a smoker’s life by 12-14 minutes.” Prokopyev, a former smoker, has been pressing that message for months in Sochi, campaigning for a smoke-free ordinance that the city recently adopted. Snuffing out the habit here is no easy fe
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Feb 16, 2014 18:16
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[Israel] J'lem to forbid cigarette ads during Formula 1 race

Health Ministry to remind sponsor Philip Morris "to act according to the law."
Jerusalem Post
added May 21, 2013 13:39
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[Canada] Denis Coté's wonderful archive of tobacco promotions

plaintiff's valuable database of exhibits -- a selection of photographs taken by Denis Coté, the former editor of Info-Tabac. ... Looking at these photos today is a reminder of how Montreal's festival season was a veritable billboard for smoking!
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2013 07:33
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[New Jersey] N.J Devils to Charlie Sheen: We have a smoking balcony

The Devils reached out to Sheen on Twitter after the actor was not allowed to re-enter the Staples Center for game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
NewJerseyNewsroom.com
added Jun 9, 2012 22:55
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[Australia] Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performance

However, our research published today shows that the use of nicotine among athletes is high and increasing. In some sports, up to half the team uses nicotine in various forms, mostly as smokeless chewing tobacco or nicotine patches and gum. This led the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:44
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[California] Tobacco company says Tony Gwynn was warned

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company... “Plaintiffs are barred from recovering any damages because the dangers claimed by Plaintiffs, if any, are and were open and obvious,” says the company’s response, filed by attorneys at the firm Shook, Hardy & Bacon.
USA Today
added May 4, 2017 05:50
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Smokeless tobacco to take a dip among big league newcomers

Players new to the majors won't be able to dip next year without risk of penalty, a provision under baseball's tentative five-year labor agreement reached late Wednesday. "Sounds like a good start," Giants head athletic trainer Dave Groeschner said. "Th
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 06:08
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[Asia, Japan] Health ministry unveils draft proposal to crack down on secondhand smoke ahead of 2020 Olympics

Under a draft proposal the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry compiled Wednesday, smoking will be completely banned indoors at public facilities such as stadiums, government offices and welfare institutions. At schools and medical facilities where minors
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 13, 2016 17:24
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