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[Japan] LDP approves antismoking plan with many loopholes

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday approved in principle the government's antismoking plan after the health ministry expanded the scope of exceptions from its initial plan to basically allow continued smoking at eateries. While the mini
Japan Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:47
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Final Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Includes Historic Tobacco Control Provision

"This historic agreement will ensure that ratifying nations can enact tobacco control measures intended to improve public health without lengthy and expensive investment dispute interference from the tobacco industry.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:40
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Ruling LDP embraces even weaker anti-smoking bill ahead of Tokyo 2020

A heavily watered-down anti-smoking plan won preliminary approval from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday, with newly added exceptions paving the way for continued smoking at eateries. While the health ministry once sought to introduce a to
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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Japan's ruling party OKs antismoking plan with many loopholes

While the ministry had sought to introduce a total indoor smoking ban in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games, it gave up after staunch opposition from the LDP, whose members have strong ties with tobacco and restaurant industries.
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 17:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP approves new draft of watered-down health ministry passive smoking plan

The new draft submitted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on Feb. 22 stipulates that existing restaurants and bars that have a seating space of 100 square meters or less fall outside of the ban on smoking indoors. While the exemption rolls bac
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:46
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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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