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[Georgia] Council delays first reading of smoking ban ordinance another 60 days

Overwhelmed with the task of crafting an ordinance that would ban smoking throughout the city, Columbus Council decided Tuesday to research the topic for another 60 days. The decision came after a lengthy discussion about aspects of the proposed ordinan
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[New York] Rotating Recipes at Chefs Club Counter in NoLIta

SUGAR EAST Abraham Merchant has turned Merchants NY Cigar Bar, which he closed last year, into this homage to Havana...Grandfathered from the cigar bar is a smoking permit.
New York Times
added Mar 29, 2017 10:00
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[North Carolina] Bill filed to raise minimum age to buy tobacco products in NC

Four Republican House members filed a bill Wednesday that would raise the minimum age to purchase or receive tobacco products in North Carolina. House Bill 435 would raise the purchasing age from 18 to 21 years old, except for people currently serving in
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Mar 27, 2017 04:17
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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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[Mid-east, Qatar] Anger at smoking near entrances of shopping centres

many residents have raised concern over the increasing number of smokers puffing away at the entrances of shopping malls and other public locations. The Peninsula noticed that shopping malls allowed their visitors to smoke cigarettes and pipes freely at
The Peninsula (qa)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:34
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[West Virginia] Health department reconsidering smoking ban exemptions

“When it was finally approved last year it included two exemptions and so the board is going to go back and review to see if they need to remove the exemptions and make the county completely smoke free,” said Howard Gamble, administrator of the Wheeling-
WTOV TV9 (Steubenville, OH)
added Mar 16, 2017 12:59
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THE FLAVOR TRAP How Tobacco Companies Are Luring Kids with Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars (PDF)

This report documents the widespread availability of these flavored other tobacco products and the scientific evidence demonstrating that flavors play a critical role in the popularity of these products among youth. These flavored products are undermin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:20
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Booming Market of Candy-Flavored E-Cigarettes and Cigars Threatens to Hook a New Generation of Kids, New Report Warns

“Tobacco products simply shouldn’t be sold in flavors that appeal to kids, let alone in thousands of flavors that make them seem fun and harmless,” said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “When you see a gummy bear e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 15, 2017 15:13
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking at eateries a realistic way to protect nonsmokers’ health

Damage to people’s health caused by passive smoking, the inhaling of other people’s cigarette smoke, should not be left unaddressed. Measures should be advanced steadily in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:50
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51
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