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Germany's most populous state toughens smoking ban

Germany's most populous state is toughening a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, closing loopholes in its five-year-old restrictions. North Rhine-Westphalia, a western region of about 18 million people that includes Cologne, Bonn, Duesseldorf and t
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 30, 2012 09:34
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[Canada] Gap in smoking laws allows Manitoba hookah lounges to stay in business

Manitoba’s current legislation only bans the smoking and vaping of cannabis and tobacco in public places — it doesn’t ban smoking a hookah. Which means some businesses, like the Ramallah Cafe on Pembina Highway, are able to allow customers the chance to
Global News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:57
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[Florida] Rubio Visits Regulation-Burdened Historic Cigar Manufacturer

Rubio, with fellow Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, is the original cosponsor of the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act (S. 441)... Congressman Patrick Murphy, who is challenging for Rubio's Senate seat in November, has sig
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:11
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[Czech Republic] MfD: President Zeman must pay for smoking in restaurant

had to pay 15,000 crowns for the privilege to smoke in a strictly non-smoking restaurant while on a visit to Brno on Thursday, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote Friday. Smoking in such a restaurant is a presidential privilege, but the president has to
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:42
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[Utah] Cigarette tax loophole goes up in smoke

The House voted 60-10 to pass SB36, and sent it to Gov. Gary Herbert for his signature. It will begin taxing cigarettes that are made by any rolling machines capable of making 150 cigarettes in less than 30 minutes.
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 28, 2013 04:37
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[California] LETTER: GALLEGOS: Secondhand smoke drifts regardless of scale

The health of the citizens of Glendale has been sold out to private retail tobacco interests ... I hope voters will remember this action next spring when Friedman and Najarian are both up for reelection to the City Council.
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Jan 4, 2013 14:56
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E-cigarette industry gains allies in regulation fight

the measure would be the latest sign of the $4.4 billion vaping industry’s growing clout in Washington. The provision favored by the industry was introduced by Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., and would exempt thousands of vaping produ
USA Today
added Apr 27, 2017 14:58
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U.S. House bill would exempt e-cigarettes from tobacco regulations

The bill, from Republican Representative Duncan Hunter of California, would reverse the Obama administration's "Deeming Rule" which deems e-cigarettes to be tobacco products, subject to the same strict regulations governing traditional cigarettes. E-cigar
Reuters
added Apr 26, 2017 02:53
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[Asia-pacific] Some U.S. Industries Seen as Winners in Pacific Trade Pact

Tobacco companies are among losers in the pact. The agreement is the one of the first in the world to allow countries to prevent the tobacco industry from suing foreign governments over antismoking measures in special arbitration panels. Philip Morris In
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 5, 2015 23:34
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[Pennsylvania] Bills would expand Pa. smoking ban to all bars, casinos

Senate Bill 80, by state Sen. Stewart Greenleaf, and House Bill 1485, by state Rep. Mario Scavello, seek to eliminate the exemptions in the Clean Indoor Air Act of 2008. The existing smoking ban makes exceptions for places such as tobacco shops, casino f
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Jan 23, 2014 00:27
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