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[Jamaica] LETTER: Define 'Public Spaces' For Smoking Ban

It should be obvious that these areas do not include bars and nightclubs, because these are areas that are for adults who engage in smoking and other activities.
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jul 9, 2013 05:40
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House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars

DeLauro offered an amendment ...to drop the cigar exemptions, the chairman, Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Ky., hinted he enjoys cigars as he called for a vote. “In complete and full disclosure,” Rogers said, his sentence trailing off to laughter. “I’m a sinner.” T
AP - Associated Press
added May 6, 2016 19:01
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[Austria] Smoking ban bill to become law

Austria’s parliament will pass a new bill on a complete smoking ban on Wednesday - which will come into force in May 2018. The ban covers smoking in “all public places where food and drinks are manufactured, sold and consumed" and affects many restauran
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 13, 2015 09:58
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[Canada] Gélinas: Close loopholes in sale of flavoured tobacco

NDP health and long-term care critic France Gélinas is re-introducing a bill to ban the sale of all flavoured tobacco products including menthol. Gélinas’ bill will close loopholes New Democrats identified years ago that the government has not yet addre
Northern Life (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:47
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Tobacco promotion creeps in through back door

The tobacco industry is successfully using loopholes in legislation to market its products through social media, product placement, brand sharing and displays at points of sale. The new WHO Tobacco Control Database makes it possible to make comparisons b
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2013 03:17
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[New York] Celebrate NYC's Smoking Ban Birthday By Lighting Up In This SoHo Bar

Circa Tabac, a sultry SoHo jazz lounge that owner Lee Ringelheim said remains a smoking stronghold thanks to a legislative loophole. According to Ringelheim, the bar, which opened in 1998 at 32 Watts Street, was given an exemption on the basis that 10 pe
The Gothamist [Blog]
added May 7, 2013 09:25
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Law would allow some easing of Michigan's smoking ban

A bill is being introduced in the Michigan House that would make some changes to the state's smoking ban to allow for a little more leeway in how restaurants, bars, and private clubs can operate. State Representative Doug Geiss says that the ban we have
WKZO 590 AM (Kalamazoo, MI)
added Apr 19, 2013 13:40
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[Canary Islands, Europe, Spain] EU minimum tax legislation for cigarettes has had no effect on smoking prevalence, according to new Spanish study

Up to 2009 there is no statistically significant evidence of any reduction in smoking amongst men -- and very little evidence of a reduction in smoking amongst women -- resulting from the introduction of EU minimum tax legislation in Spain in 2006. This i
ScienceDaily
added Apr 5, 2013 14:02
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[New York] Smokers Are Welcome at This Upper East Side Bar

smoking in bars is making a comeback — or trying to. Sugar East, which opened on the Upper East Side last April, has a tobacco license thanks to the previous tenant, Merchants NY Cigar Bar, making it one of the rare places in New York where smokers don’t
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2017 20:45
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[Florida] Castor to file bill allowing premium cigarmakers to donate stogies to troops

Premium cigar makers who want to donate stogies to U.S. troops serving abroad should be exempt from federal rules that prohibit charitable contributions of tobacco products. Or so says U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, responding to a Tampa Bay Times sto
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Aug 31, 2016 16:12
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