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VIDEO: Lawmaker renews efforts to ban tobacco products on University of Hawaii campuses

State Senator Kaiali’i Kahele told KHON2 he introduced the bill at the request of the University of Hawaii, but a local union said the measure violates worker’s rights. Its been nearly two years since UH Manoa declared itself a smoke-free campus. We’re
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] KAPOK | SMOKING GUN

Even pro-business legislators of the Legislative Assembly Second Committee in charge of examining the amended law had been “shocked” to find the report of KPMG — a global accountancy firm with a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry — on the
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:39
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] SANDS CONFIDENT OF ACHIEVING STRICTER SMOKING ROOM STANDARDS

Sands China president and chief operating officer Wilfred Wong said yesterday that he is confident that the gaming operator will be able to meet the stricter technical standards that the government may soon issue on smoking rooms on casino gaming floors.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:47
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] GROUP CALLS FOR SECOND-HAND SMOKE TO BE CONSIDERED OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD

The Macau Gaming Industry Frontline Workers’ Union delivered a petition this week to the government calling for second-hand smoke to be considered an occupational hazard to casino workers. The association would like to challenge the idea that improving
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:39
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[UK] Stop smoking service teams up with local hospital to help patients and staff

The region’s stop smoking service has teamed up with residents and staff at a hospital to help people struggling to end their addiction to cigarettes. Smokefree Norfolk has started holding monthly clinics at Jeesal Park Hospital, Cawston, thanks to the e
Norwich Evening News (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:17
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[Asia-pacific] Labour group petitions against smoking lounges in Macau

Lei Man Chao, deputy director of the activist group, told GGRAsia that the association is not happy with the Health Bureau’s plan to retain smoking lounges in the city’s casinos. The association claims that the decision “goes against” the government’s or
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:33
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[Africa] Tobacco Association of Malawi against farming tenancy ban

Tobacco Association of Malawi has expressed concern over government decision to ban farming tenancy in the country....Government has dubbed farming tenancy as modern slavery.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:28
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WEST VIRGINIA JOINS STATES DISCUSSING TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE INCREASE

A trio of state senators in West Virginia have entered their state into the race to see which will be the third to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old.
HalfWheel
added Feb 19, 2017 15:32
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[UK] Doncaster employers asked to help with campaign

A new ‘stop smoking’ campaign involving workplaces across Doncaster and the wider region has been launched. Yorkshire Smokefree’s message is that “stopping smoking is everyone’s business”, within a year-long campaign that targets routine and manual worker
Doncaster Today (uk)
added Feb 17, 2017 20:22
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[Asia-pacific] Macau casino staff mixed reviews on UM tobacco survey

results of a survey on the vexed topic of smoking in casinos, that was commissioned from the University of Macau by the city’s six casino operators. The poll indicated more than half of respondents supported the retention of smoking lounges on casino main
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 14, 2017 19:37
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