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1999: When Smokers in New York Made Their Last Stand

By 1995, the city was had begun conceding to nonsmokers, leaving the city’s unrepentant tobacco heads searching for chic night spots where they could puff in peace....Enter Circa Tabac... in 2014, he would cave to shifting tastes and remodel the space as
New York Times
added Feb 21, 2018 19:33
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[Europe] Campaigners tell Austria smoking ban is not ‘freedom of choice’ but a health right

The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) told EURACTIV.com it could not accept the government’s plan to take back a smoking ban under the “freedom of choice” argument. “It is the responsibility of a government to protect the health
EurActiv
added Feb 21, 2018 14:43
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Popular push for Austrian smoking ban gathers pace

More than 200,000 Austrians have signed a petition calling for a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants... As part of a coalition deal they struck in December, the far-right Freedom Party and Chancellor Sebastian Kurz’s conservatives agreed to lift a smok
Reuters
added Feb 21, 2018 01:32
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[Europe] Austria: Thousands sign up to scupper government's plans to stub out smoking ban

More than 100,000 Austrians have signed a petition against the government's scrapping of a complete ban on smoking in the country's bars and restaurants. The high number of signatures means the issue will now have to be debated in parliament. The ban,
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:48
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[Michigan] Richmond City Council mulls downtown smoke shops

officials are considering amending the land use table of the zoning ordinance to allow tobacconist or cigar/cigarette shops...If you’re looking to spend time at a hookah lounge or purchase prescribed marijuana at a local dispensary, you might not want to
The Voice News (MI)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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Smoking rooms in bars and restaurants in the Netherlands banned

The Dutch Court of Appeal in The Hague has decided to ban smoking rooms in restaurants and bars in the Netherlands. This decision comes as a result of the lawsuit put forward by Clean Air Nederland (CAN).
IamExpat (nl)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:49
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[Australia] Austria's plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

Now the Vienna Chamber of Physicians and Austrian Cancer Aid are launching a petition calling on the government to reconsider. Dr Thomas Szekeres, the head of the Austrian and Vienna Chamber of Physicians, says they "don't understand why the government
BBC Online
added Feb 15, 2018 17:40
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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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