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Dutch court stubs out smokers' corners in cafes

A Dutch court on Tuesday upheld an appeal by anti-cigarette campaigners and barred the use of public spaces in cafes and bars reserved for smokers. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 percent o
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 17:12
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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[California] Half Moon Bay considers restrictions on smoking

a variety of sample ordinances based on the existing regulations of other San Mateo County jurisdictions, including options for a phase-in period, length of buffer zones, potential smoke-free locations and a possible cannabis exception.
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 10, 2018 02:32
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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Singapore government will not make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings

"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 told Channel NewsAsia. Chong Kee Hiong, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Payoh GR
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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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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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Japan] Stamping out Secondhand Smoke

The Health Ministry hopes to strengthen regulation ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The new measures completely ban indoor smoking in schools, universities and hospitals. Smoking at large restaurants, newly opened businesses, and c
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:57
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