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France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Farmer caught smoking in tractor won’t face prosecution

A local farmer who was facing a possible fine of up to £1,000 for smoking in his tractor will not face prosecution, Antrim and Newtownabbey Council has confirmed. According to the Ulster Farmers Union (UFU), the farmer was parked off the road at a filli
The News Letter (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:26
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VIDEO: The hidden danger of smoking? Terrifying moment woman's car bursts into flames after she lights cigarette while driving in Russia

A shocking video has captured the moment a woman's car burst into flames after she lit a cigarette while driving in Russia. The footage, caught on a dashboard camera, sees the panicked driver jump out of the vehicle just before it turns into an inferno.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 27, 2015 14:09
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba to unveil Tobacco Trail as new tourist attraction

Cuba's Tourism Ministry (Mintur) announced recently it will launch the Tobacco Trail or Tobacco Route in September, during this year's tourism and nature fair (Turnat) in westernmost Pinar del Rio province, home to lush tobacco plantations.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 26, 2015 05:55
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[UK] Taxi driver fined £1,600 for throwing cigarette butt on the floor

A TAXI driver has been fined for smoking in his car, throwing his cigarette butt out of the window, refusing to give his name, and failing to display no-smoking signs. Tallat Mahmood, of Burton, was spotted in November by a council enforcement officer d
Derby Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 24, 2015 10:46
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[Texas] BLOW: Questions About the Sandra Bland Case

2. The officer, while standing at the closed driver’s side door, asks Bland to extinguish her cigarette. As soon as she refuses, he demands that she exit the vehicle. Was the demand to exit because of the refusal? If so, what statute in Texas — or anywhe
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2015 12:43
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Brighton is set to become first UK city to ban smoking on the beach

Simon Clark, saying: ‘Smokers should smoke responsibly, with consideration for others around them, but extending the smoking ban to open spaces is unnecessary, unjust and another attack on individual freedom. ‘There's no evidence that smoking in the open
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 22, 2015 19:21
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[France] French tobacconists sabotage speed cameras in cigarette packaging protest

The radar 'hooding' - by covering them with bin liners - is symbolic: a 'cover up' that deprives the government of money in the same way that the anti-smoking legislation will reduce tobacco sales, and tax revenue, the protesters say. The first hooding
Reuters
added Jul 21, 2015 15:13
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[Canada] McDonald’s asks smokers to butt out in drive-thru

McDonald’s locations in Belleville have posted new signs stating, “Due to hazards of second hand smoke, please extinguish your cigarette before reaching the first Drive-Thru window.” Jessica Elgie, health promoter in tobacco control for the Hastings Pri
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Jul 18, 2015 13:07
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[Massachusetts] Lawmakers to hold hearing on tobacco, marijuana bills

One of the bills would prohibit anyone from smoking in a car with a child in a car seat. Anyone violating the ban would face a $100 fine. Another bill would require makers of electronic cigarettes to file annual reports with the state identifying the con
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2015 12:33
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