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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12
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Cigar Magazine Launches Campaign to Snuff Out FDA Rule

Cigar Aficionado...has a message for the new Food and Drug Administration Commissioner: Hands off our sticks. In a letter to FDA head Scott Gottlieb, the magazine’s editor and publisher called on the administration to exempt “handmade” cigars from the t
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:02
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BLOOM: Don't exempt e-cigarette products from FDA or tobacco standards

Federal legislation recently introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) proposes to eliminate oversight of e-cigarettes ... I encourage parents, health professionals, and the public to urge your legislators to continue FDA regulation of e-cigaret
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2017 03:53
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[Pennsylvania] First test for new indoor smoking ban is delayed in Pa. House

A new bill to end most exceptions to Pennsylvania's 10-year-old indoor smoking ban saw its first test vote delayed Tuesday. Sponsor Matt Baker, a Republican from Bradford County, said he is making some refinements to the bill that he hopes will broaden
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32
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[Rhode Island] Law allows smoking at new casino in Tiverton

Despite a plea from a resident who is also a health practitioner to not allow smoking in the planned Twin River-Tiverton casino so workers are not subjected to the risks of second-hand smoke, state law dictates that casinos are exempt from the law that pr
Newport (RI) Daily News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban shelved as LDP and health ministry reach impasse, sources say

the ministry and the LDP still cannot agree on what kinds of eating and drinking establishments should be designated as exceptions to an indoor smoking ban. The current Diet session is set to end on June 18, after which an extraordinary Diet session is e
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 6, 2017 19:23
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: LDP should back Tokyo chapter’s lead on indoor smoking ban

But it is hard to believe the LDP is so foolish as to dupe voters in Tokyo to win the election. There is no reason why what the party can do in Tokyo cannot be done on a national level. The LDP’s Tokyo chapter should make serious efforts to persuade th
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:14
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[Slovenia] Smoking allowed on theatre stage ($$)

Although Slovenia imposed a ban on smoking in indoor public and work spaces in 2007 and further tightened its anti-tobacco law in mid-February, theatre actors on stage have now been exempted from the ban.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added May 30, 2017 23:33
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[Texas] Nightclubs file lawsuit to stop Arlington’s new smoking ban

The lawsuit, filed in state district court, seeks a temporary injunction, claiming that the ordinance in unconstitutional and “places a business-killing burden” on bars, while exempting other businesses such as bingo parlors and fraternal organizations.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 27, 2017 19:29
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[Nebraska] HO-CHUNK, INC. et al v. LYNCH et al: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION

Plaintiffs, tribal-owned corporations engaged in the distribution of cigarettes, seek a declaration clarifying whether certain recordkeeping requirements of the Contraband Cigarettes Trafficking Act apply to Indian tribal entities like them. The Court c
Justia
added May 27, 2017 17:25
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