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[Missouri] Dueling smoking ban proposals could face St. Louis County, St. Charles County voters

Voters in St. Louis and St. Charles counties could see rival sets of indoor smoking bans on the Nov. 6 ballot — a strict, no-exemption plan promoted by health groups and weaker ones offered by affected businesses. In St. Louis County, the owner of Hollyw
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jul 26, 2018 03:27
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Judge Kavanaugh’s Deregulatory Agenda

In a controversial case involving the Food and Drug Administration’s attempt to regulate tobacco products during the Clinton administration, the Supreme Court suggested that in “extraordinary cases” involving issues of great “economic and political magnit
The American Prospect
added Aug 7, 2018 17:46
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[UK] WE'RE ON A ROLLIE Chelsea to give 80-a-day Maurizio Sarri his own SMOKING area so new boss can light up at Stamford Bridge

The Italian was often seen with a cigarette in his hand at Napoli — but smoking is banned in enclosed public spaces in the UK, including sports stadiums
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Asia-pacific] Japan’s watered-down smoking ban clears Diet

The Diet on Wednesday passed an amendment that will ban smoking in public facilities for the first time as the nation — long deemed a haven for smokers — scrambles to combat secondhand smoke in the lead-up to the 2020 Tokyo Games. The ban will be implem
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:25
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Japan OKs 1st anti-smoking law, but seen as lax and partial

The upper house approved and enacted the bill into law Wednesday after it was approved earlier by the lower house. Last month, Tokyo separately enacted a stricter ordinance banning smoking at all eateries that have employees, to protect them from second
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 18, 2018 15:23
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Revised law still allows smoking in most bars and restaurants

Japan will host a far from smoke-free Olympics after watered-down revisions to the passive smoking law passed in the Upper House on July 18 let most bars and restaurants off the hook. The revision of the Health Promotion Law will permit smoking at eatin
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:17
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[Tennessee] Nashville exempt from public housing smoking ban, MDHA says

But MDHA has converted almost all of its public housing to Section 8 housing — which exempts Nashville from this smoke-free rule, according to Jamie Berry, communications director for MDHA. Berry said 18 of their 20 housing facilities have been converte
The Tennessean
added Jul 16, 2018 12:50
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[Texas] Round Rock may expand indoor smoking ban to include bars

The Round Rock City Council is set to vote Thursday night on possibly taking bars off the list of places that still allow smoking. If the change to the ordinance is approved, a city spokesman said that would affect seven bars in town. The mayor says the
KXAN-TV36 (Austin, TX)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:20
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GLANTZ: FDA Should Not Create a Separate Category for So-Called “Premium Cigars” Because it has Already Correctly Concluded that there is No Appropriate Public Health Justification to Exclude Premium Cigars from Regulation

My collegaues at UCSF and I just submitted this public comment...Since all cigars – including so-called “premium cigars” – meet the definition of “tobacco products,” they should be regulated as tobacco products, and there is no rational basis (other than
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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Smoking will be banned in public housing nationwide at end of July

Starting July 31, U.S. Housing and Urban Development will prohibit the use of cigarettes, cigars and pipes in all public housing units and common areas, as well as any outdoor area within 25 feet of public housing grounds. The ban does not apply to e-cig
CBS News.com
added Jul 12, 2018 21:00
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