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[Texas] Garland bans smoking in all public restaurants, but updated ordinance exempts private clubs

In a split decision, the Garland City Council updated its smoking ordinance Tuesday night by banning smoking in all public restaurants. However, instead of approving a comprehensive, citywide smoke-free plan as proposed a month ago, council members exemp
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 8, 2018 18:07
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[Canada] Gap in smoking laws allows Manitoba hookah lounges to stay in business

Manitoba’s current legislation only bans the smoking and vaping of cannabis and tobacco in public places — it doesn’t ban smoking a hookah. Which means some businesses, like the Ramallah Cafe on Pembina Highway, are able to allow customers the chance to
Global News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:57
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FDA Should Continue to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health and Prevent Youth Use

There is no public health justification for exempting any tobacco product from FDA oversight. Instead, the FDA should move forward with several critical actions to accelerate progress in reducing tobacco use. These include reducing nicotine levels in cig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:37
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FDA Mulls Exempting 'Premium' Cigars from Regulation

the agency has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to seek scientific data and public input on patterns of use and safety concerns. The FDA is also asking for input on how a premium cigar should be defined. The move comes a week after
MedPage Today
added Mar 23, 2018 19:21
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Austrian parliament votes to roll back smoking ban in 'Ashtray of Europe'

One opposition politician said the government had made "a deliberate decision today in favor of death." Some 13,000 people die every year in the Alpine country due to smoking-related complications.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Mar 23, 2018 20:37
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[Canada] Ontario Moves Ahead With Plan to License Cannabis Lounges

the Province of Ontario has announced plans to legalize Cannabis lounges once the country's Cannabis Act is passed. Leading cannabis companies are already preparing for the increased demand including Canopy Growth Inc. (TSX: WEED) (OTC: TWMJF), MedReleaf
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:02
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[California] LA council expands nonsmoking policy across city

Los Altos City Council unanimously approved a more encompassing smoking ban last week. The original ordinance, reviewed by the council in October, would have extended the smoking ban to cover outdoor dining areas. However, the council asked staff to ame
Los Altos Town Crier
added Mar 21, 2018 11:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41
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[California] City cracks down on cigarette smoking, considers marijuana stores

At a single meeting, Los Altos both cracked down on smoking in public and considered changing its tune on allowing cannabis businesses in town. Smoking was banned in most public places in town, but is still allowed in multi-family buildings under city l
Palo Alto (CA) Daily Post
added Mar 16, 2018 20:45
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[California] San Francisco embraces Amsterdam-style marijuana lounges

The smoke was thick and business brisk at the Barbary Coast Dispensary's marijuana smoking lounge, a darkened room that resembles a steakhouse or upscale sports tavern with its red leather seats, deep booths with high dividers, and hardwood floors. "Ther
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 15, 2018 17:01
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