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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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[Asia, Singapore] Government has no plans to make smoking rooms compulsory in public buildings: Amy Khor

“With smoking already disallowed in most buildings with public access, the Government has no plans to mandate the provision of smoking rooms in such premises,” she said. Dr Khor was responding to a question by Member of Parliament (MP) for Bishan-Toa Pa
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:41
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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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[Japan] Stamping out Secondhand Smoke

The Health Ministry hopes to strengthen regulation ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The new measures completely ban indoor smoking in schools, universities and hospitals. Smoking at large restaurants, newly opened businesses, and c
NHK WORLD (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) (jp)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:57
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[Canada] Ontario proposal to allow cannabis consumption in hotel rooms could jump-start pot tourism

The provincial regulations unveiled last month propose that cannabis could be consumed by residents and their guests at rooms in hotels, motels and inns, as long as the drug is not smoked or vaped. Smoking and vaping marijuana would be allowed in designat
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:42
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[UK] Just don't mention Brexit! Tatler issues new 12-step guide to hosting a dinner party... including not catering for vegans or fussy eaters and allowing guests to smoke inside

‘If you can bear it, let people smoke. Those are always the best dinner parties. Otherwise you’ll have everyone smirting [flirting and smoking] outside.’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:09
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Japan's antismoking plan with gaping loophole sparks outcry

Japan's recently unveiled antismoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists as it has a gaping loophole -- basically allowing customers at restaurants and bars to carry on lighting up. The plan released last Tuesday by
Kyodo News Service (jp)
added Feb 3, 2018 13:43
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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Japan's revised smoking measures threaten smoky 2020 Olympics, critics say

Two Japanese doctors on Wednesday raised concerns about the government’s latest effort to prevent second-hand smoking, saying it could lead to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo being held in an “extremely smoky environment”.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 15:43
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