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[Illinois] VIDEO: Gary Casinos May Ban Smoking

Dorothy Tucker has the battle of health versus wealth. The Majestic Star is Gary’s largest entertainment venue. It attracts 1.6 million visitors a year, employing 1,000 workers and pouring millions into the city’s tax coffers. But with a proposed ordina
CBS 2 Chicago
added Nov 17, 2017 19:15
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry proposes laxer indoor smoking rules, but with a catch

Under the ministry's proposal, in principle lighting up would be banned in eating and drinking establishments except in dedicated smoking rooms. However, smoking would be permitted in places with total floor areas of 150 square meters and under, and 100
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Nov 17, 2017 19:13
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Japan likely to tolerate smoking at restaurants after LDP's resistance

The ministry, which initially planned to ban smoking at restaurants excluding those with a floor space of up to 30 square meters, is now leaning toward allowing smoking at restaurants with a floor space of up to 150 square meters.
Japan Today
added Nov 17, 2017 19:11
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Japan health ministry to water down proposal on restaurant smoking: media

health ministry is likely to drastically water down a proposal restricting smoking in restaurants, media said on Friday, a move that risks Tokyo becoming one of the unhealthiest hosts of the Olympic Games hosts in years.
Reuters
added Nov 17, 2017 15:18
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] After resistance from ruling LDP, health ministry waters down planned smoking rules at eateries and bars

The health ministry has drastically relaxed its planned regulations on indoor smoking at restaurants, after a plan to tolerate smoking only at small eateries and bars met with opposition from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, government sources said Th
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:54
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[Louisiana] BUNKIE ASKED TO CONSIDER SMOKING BAN ORDINANCE

A group supporting a smoke-free environment has asked Bunkie officials to consider banning smoking in and around most businesses in the municipality. Mayor Mike Robertson said he has not decided if he will present a no-smoking ordinance to the City Counc
Avoyelles (LA) Journal
added Nov 10, 2017 17:24
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Breathing better air in McAllen

we applaud the McAllen City Commission for its action on Monday night to enact a tough, no-smoking policy, for businesses and most public venues located within its city limits. In doing so, the City of McAllen becomes the 84th city in Texas to adopt what
Mcallen (TX) Monitor
added Oct 26, 2017 04:41
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[Iowa] Clear Lake passes smoking ordiance, excludes smokeless tobacco

After gathering public opinion during the last couple of months, Clear Lake city council members approved an ordinance banning smoking in its public parks and beaches at its meeting Monday evening. The ordinance, however, underwent a minor revision, as "
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Oct 20, 2017 13:15
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[West Virginia] No Action Taken On Smoking Ban in Ohio County

but three new board members expressed concern for the potential economic impact of an expanded smoking ban. The board held a special meeting to discuss the countywide clean indoor and outdoor air regulation, which contains an exemption that allows smoki
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Oct 11, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Imports of e-cigarettes rose sharply since conventional tobacco tax hike in 2015: data

Industry sources attribute the sharp rise to smokers switching to e-cigarettes which are exempted from higher taxes. The government increased taxes on cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.70) per pack from Jan. 1, 2015, raising the price to 4,500 won per pack, a
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:27
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