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[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments include a ban on flavored tobacco products in retail establishments in the city, with the exception of tobacco shop-style store
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 18, 2014 18:33

[China] Beijing anti-smoking bill doesn't go far enough, says professor

Wang Qingbin, an associate law professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, said the draft amendment for Beijing's anti-smoking regulations is quite disappointing. The revision only bans smoking in "shared indoor public places," compa
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 18, 2014 07:07

[Louisiana] Abbeville Adopts Smoke-Free Air Ordinance

It forbids smoking in places like city parks, government buildings, government vehicles, and even forbids smoking inside private businesses. However, bars and bingo halls are exempt from the new ordinance.
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:55

[Korea - South] No-smoking policies still lacking consistency

The World Health Organization recommends banning smoking in all public indoor places, though the government has exempted cafes and restaurants with smoking booths and billiard halls from no-smoking regulations over fears of backlash.
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Sep 17, 2014 13:41

[Indiana] Editorial: Truly 'ban' smoking

We again urge council members not to bow to the claims of businesses arguing such a ban would hurt them financially, just as state lawmakers did in 2012 and city councilmen did in 2006. Last year’s results from Gallup’s annual Consumption Habits Poll fou
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Sep 5, 2014 13:05

[Kentucky] Owensboro Votes To Go Smoke-Free

City Commission unanimously approved an amended smoking ban ordinance at their meeting Wednesday night, a ban that eliminates smoking in almost all public places in the city...allows smoking to continue in bars already in operation. New businesses will ha
WKU Public Radio (Western Kentucky University)
added Sep 4, 2014 13:51

[Missouri] Governor talks e-cigarettes with health advocates ahead of veto session

Gov. Jay Nixon appeared at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center yesterday accompanied by health advocates to bolster his argument for sustaining his veto of a bill dealing with e-cigarettes. Nixon said Senate Bill 841 would jeopardize public health by exempting e
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Sep 4, 2014 13:36

[Missouri] Gov. Nixon enlists health professionals on e-cigarettes

enlisted the support of health care professionals Wednesday as he sought to persuade lawmakers to sustain his veto of legislation exempting electronic cigarettes from state tobacco taxes and regulations.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 4, 2014 13:35

[Nebraska] Cigar bars forge plans after high court's ruling

Representatives of 11 cigar bars in Nebraska, including Jake's Cigars and Spirits in downtown Lincoln, met Wednesday to discuss how to respond to a recent Nebraska Supreme Court decision that ruled their stores' exemptions to the state's indoor smoking ba
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Sep 4, 2014 13:12

[Nebraska] High court snuffs out smoking in cigar bars

Just how soon the state’s shops that sell tobacco products and 11 cigar bars will have to halt smoking in their establishments was not immediately clear. They could ask the court to reconsider the ruling, a request that is rarely granted.
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Sep 3, 2014 10:02
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