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[Canada] Stay in, butt out: Senators

The Canadian Tire Centre is beefing up its security for the upcoming season which, in addition to installing walk-through metal detectors, means fans won’t be allowed to leave the arena and come back during games, even to smoke a cigarette.
Ottawa (ON) Community News (ca)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:48
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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[California] Calm Before Tobacco Storm in Sacramento

Facing four challenges this session in the California Legislature, the tobacco industry has been conspicuously absent from the debate so far. But Sacramento veterans don't expect it to last. "I think they're trying to figure out what's the strategy," sai
California Healthline
added Mar 12, 2015 22:13
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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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