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[Philippines] Health Department: Nationwide smoking ban starts July 22

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said the ban will start even if the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) — the set guidelines to assure compliance with the executive order — are still being finalized. "Unfortunately there's a lot of vetting that has t
CNN
added Jul 17, 2017 14:00
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[UK] Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking ban on pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pi
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:40
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Holes under the spotlight

Questions have been raised in the EU parliament about the possible health risks associated with cigarettes whose filters have ventilation holes. In a preamble to their questions, which will be answered in writing by the Commission, the Dutch ME
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 22, 2017 18:16
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Cigarette filters may increase lung cancer risk

In a review of research on changes in lung cancer rates, and changes in the types of lung cancer that are most common, the study authors argue that tiny ventilation holes in virtually all cigarettes sold today are creating a new health risk.
Reuters
added May 23, 2017 12:34
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[Texas] Smoking ban opponents deliver 1,500 signatures to City Hall

Roughly a dozen opponents of a proposed smoking ban met Friday afternoon on the steps of Arlington City Hall wielding more than 1,500 signed petitions in opposition. The group of mostly bar owners and employees are against a proposed 100 percent smoke-f
Arlington (TX) Voice
added Apr 22, 2017 12:44
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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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[Nevada] Achieva to introduce air-filtration system for casinos at Global Gaming Expo

The PurAPlay digital clean air system, which uses the company’s Smoke Away advanced-filtration technology...prevents the release of secondhand smoke by vacuuming it from the cigarette and the smoker, Tanner said. The air then passes through the filter, wi
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 27, 2016 15:17
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[California] Smoke From Licensed Hookah And Smoking Lounges Not Regulated

Do-Re-Mi Korean Restaurant...He told NBC 7 Investigates the smell of tobacco smoke from Excalibur Cigar Lounge, next door to his restaurant, is seeping through the walls, ceilings and air vents....American Lung Association experts used equipment to test t
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Feb 12, 2016 12:22
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[Missouri] Petition drive challenges Kansas City e-cigarette restrictions

Bistate Regional Advocates for Vaping Education (BRAVE) is gathering signatures to overturn that indoor vapor use ban in Kansas City...said health advocates did not reach out to the vapor industry to hear their perspective before the council’s vote. He s
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 30, 2015 17:36
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[Asia, India, Korea - South] New air filter can clear cigarette smoke quickly

A new air cleaning equipment has been developed that can purify the air completely in an hour inside a smoking room where 10 people are simultaneously smoking. The equipment has been developed by Korean researchers.
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:00
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