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Japan's ruling party OKs antismoking plan with many loopholes

While the ministry had sought to introduce a total indoor smoking ban in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, it gave up after staunch opposition from the LDP, whose members have strong ties with tobacco and restaurant industries.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP approves new draft of watered-down health ministry passive smoking plan

The new draft submitted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Feb. 22 stipulates that existing restaurants and bars that have a seating space of 100 square meters or less fall outside of the ban on smoking indoors. While the exemption rolls bac
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:46
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises,” she said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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[New Jersey] BUTTERFLIES, BOOZE, BUT NOT BACTERIA — WHAT NJ’S LAST-MINUTE LAWS COVER

A-3975/S-3361 permits smoking in certain facilities for medical or health-related scientific research. It is now legal to smoke indoors in New Jersey, but only for scientific purposes. The new law carves out a pocket in the strict “no smoking” state pol
NJ Spotlight
added Jan 9, 2018 22:07
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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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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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[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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First "hemp" cafe now open in Colorado Springs

The cafe is right below "Studio 64" a smoking lounge, where people are required to bring their own cannabis to smoke. The food and beverage items on the menu are infused with CDB, also known as, Cannabidiol which is the part of the marijuana plant used
KRDO TV 13 (Colorado Springs, CO)
added Aug 28, 2017 21:39
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[Colorado] This Week in History

25 Years Ago • The Loveland City Council began considering a smoking ban in restaurants in the city because of the dangers of second-hand smoke. Smoking was already prohibited, by a 1985 ordinance, in city-owned buildings and public areas with exception
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Aug 27, 2017 07:20
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[Oregon] Loopholes delay college ‘tobacco-free’ campus policy

The Clatsop Community College Board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a proposed tobacco-free policy back to the drawing board because of loopholes allowing people to smoke in cars and on the fringes of campus. The policy stated that all college propert
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09
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