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Germany marks five years of smoking ban

Many politicians argue that if a smoking ban can work at the Oktoberfest, it can work anywhere. Indeed, Germany has had a ban on smoking in public buildings and transportation for five years. The ban also applies to government agencies, courts, buses, tr
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Aug 31, 2012 20:27
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[Canada] Victoria bylaw loophole opens door for hookah pipes

A loophole in Victoria's anti-smoking bylaw has opened the door for businesses to allow indoor smoking with hookahs, or water pipes. Medical health officer Dr. Richard Stanwick says the bylaw only bans tobacco smoke, but it doesn't prohibit people from
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2012 20:17
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[Missouri] One of two anti-smoking efforts won't be on November ballot in St. Charles County

County Elections Director Rich Chrismer said Thursday that a petition drive funded heavily by Ameristar Casino fell short of the required 18,535 signatures it needed to get on the ballot.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 25, 2012 04:38
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[Missouri] Invalid Signatures Mean Casino-Backed Smoking Ban Vote Won't Be on November Ballot

Organizer Carl Bearden says he'll sue to keep another smoking ban proposed by County Councilman Joe Cronin off the November ballot.
Patch.org
added Aug 25, 2012 04:33
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[Alabama] Mobile City Council approves far-reaching smoking ban that excludes bars (Update)

The Mobile City Council today unanimously approved a ban on smoking in most public places -- including restaurants while excluding bars -- after weeks of debate
Mobile (AL) Press-Register
added Aug 22, 2012 14:03
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[Alabama] Mobile bars excluded from smoking ban passed by council

Bars in Mobile will be excluded from a ban on smoking in public places that was unanimously approved by the Mobile City Council on Tuesday.
Birmingham (AL) Business Journal
added Aug 22, 2012 14:01
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[Florida] Tax Loophole Fueling Rise In Teen Tobacco Use

CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald reports that public health experts fear the trend is fueled by a federal tax loophole, one that allows small cigarette-style cigars to sell for less than regular smokes. The result: it's getting the next generation hook
CBS
added Aug 21, 2012 20:58
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[Australia] Gaming areas escape smoking bans

the State Government in NSW has confirmed new smoking bans will not affect outdoor gaming areas. The new legislation, passed in NSW Parliament on Tuesday night, will ban smoking in outdoor areas such as bus stops, train stations, taxi ranks, swimming po
The Shout (au)
added Aug 17, 2012 12:29
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[Missouri] City Exempts 7 Businesses From Indoor Smoking Law

Seven Springfield businesses have been granted exemptions to the Smokefree Air Act of 2011, city health officials announced Thursday. The exemptions came about after the City Council approved modifications to the indoor smoking law, to allow smoking at
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Aug 16, 2012 20:21
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[Europe] Casino Plan Runs Into Opposition in Spain

New York Times
added Aug 16, 2012 12:09
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