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[Japan] Health ministry proposing more lenient secondhand smoke regulations

Business establishments (but maybe not the people) may now breathe a little bit easier as Japan's Health Ministry has proposed lenient regulations on secondhand smoke. Revisions on the Industrial Safety and Health Act backed by the health ministry on Feb
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Feb 21, 2014 13:15
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our View: A smokers’ ban that goes too far

exceptions include places such as tobacco shops, casino floors, private clubs (American Legion and VFW), truck stops with shower facilities and bars where food makes up 20 percent or less of gross sales, according to the Associated Press. People can choo
Carlisle (PA) Sentinel
added Jan 28, 2014 08:00
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[Germany] German Youths Smoking Less, But Tobacco Industry Remains Powerful

Between 2001 and the present, the proportion of adolescents in Germany between the ages of 12 and 17 who smoke plunged from 27.5 percent to 12 percent, the Centre stated. In addition, almost three-fourths (71.7 percent) of that population sub-group -- an
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 24, 2013 17:09
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Report to Congressional Committees: TOBACCO TAXES Large Disparities in Rates for Smoking Products Trigger Significant Market Shifts to Avoid Higher Taxes (PDF)

GAO estimates that federal revenue losses due to market shifts from roll-your-own to pipe tobacco and from small to large cigars range from about $615 million to $1.1 billion for the same period. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) has limited op
General Accounting Office (GAO)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:56
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[Netherlands] MPs say yes to extending smoking ban to all cafes and bars

A small majority of MPs voted on Tuesday afternoon for a motion to reinstate a complete ban on smoking in restaurants, bars and cafes. Small bars and cafes run by their owners have been exemp
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Feb 14, 2013 08:54
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[Spain] Madrid pledges to overturn smoking ban to attract €17bn EuroVegas casino

Capital city battling with Barcelona to play host to Las Vegas Sands's proposed 36,000-bed Spanish gambling complex
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 27, 2012 16:13
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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[Asia-pacific] Obama faces TPP deal balancing act as Congress considers approval

Mitch McConnell, may also be jeopardised by the fact that the tobacco industry in his home state of Kentucky has been exempted ...“In the months ahead, the Senate will review TPP and determine if it meets the high standards Congress and the American peopl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:38
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The FDA’s New Deeming Regulations — Preliminary Observations — Potential Exemption for Premium Cigars

Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:17
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[Malaysia] Hotels in smoking dilemma

A loophole in regulations to curb smoking in public places has apparently made them not enforceable in hotels despite the Health Ministry's assertion to the contrary.
Sun Daily (my)
added Nov 29, 2012 16:43
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