Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with waivers/exceptions 6,229 headlines found

6 Views

[Asia-pacific] Japan’s tobacco lobby fires up as government pushes ahead with tougher smoking laws

Establishments can build a separate smoking room under the latest proposal. And places with less than 30 sq. meters of floor space would not be affected by the restrictions — excluding a huge number of establishments in space-challenged Japan.
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 13, 2017 13:51
1 View

[Minnesota] Minneapolis Park Board expands tobacco ban

By early May, Minneapolis residents and visitors will enjoy completely tobacco-free city parks, recreation facilities and buildings. The Park Board voted unanimously Wednesday to ban the use of all tobacco products at parks and park facilities. Official
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Mar 10, 2017 23:29
3 Views

[Illinois] Simpson: Where smoke still gets in your eyes

"Sounds awful," my daughter said when I told her about the smoky bar down the road. She's a creature of her era, a blooming health care professional just like her mom, and wasn't around when bars smelled like, well, bars. Newsrooms smelled like smoke wh
Pekin (IL) Times
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
4 Views

[Asia-pacific] With Strict Anti-Smoking Legislation, Japan Tries To Kick The Habit

Japan is moving to pass its strictest-ever smoking laws, but the country's powerful tobacco lobby wants to stub out measures that were adopted years ago by other developed nations. The government is keen to change Japan's image as a puffing paradise - sm
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:29
3 Views

Japan’s tobacco lobby seeks to head off indoor smoking ban

The “manners” drive has created the often bizarre situation where smokers sitting on terraces outside restaurants or bars are obliged to come indoors to light up.  Japan Tobacco...has seized on this oddity in an effort to dilute the blanket ban on indoor
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:21
0 Views

[Indiana] City, county to vote Monday to prohibit smoking in bars, clubs

Howard County Board of Commissioners and Kokomo Common Council will vote Monday on measures that would establish a county- and city-wide smoking ban in bars, taverns, private clubs and other places. The legislation...would reverse previous exceptions ena
Kokomo (IN) Tribune
added Mar 2, 2017 12:01
0 Views

[California] New McK smoking rules backed

McKINLEYVILLE – Mack Town’s advisory committee is urging the Board of Supervisors to adopt a smoking ordinance, but with some caveats. At its Feb. 22 meeting the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee voted 5-1, with member Kevin Dreyer dissenting,
Mad River Union (Arcata, CA)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31
3 Views

[Cyprus] New smoking law scrapes through

Legislative amendments attached to the government bill on smoking watered down many of its initially draconian clauses on Friday, prompting outrage by opposition parties, though the bill was eventually voted into law by the slimmest of margins.
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:21
2 Views

[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

opponents should realize that passive smoking is a real health hazard — and that Japan’s efforts to address the problem are long overdue...more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmak
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 14:35
6 Views

MedPage Today Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill

A letter backed by 42 of the nation's leading medical organizations was sent to all members of Congress this week, urging them to reject legislation that would exempt so-called "premium cigars," including some flavored cigars, from regulation by the FDA
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2017 15:21
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines