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No Smoking In Russia? Tough New Antitobacco Rules Come To The Land Of Cigarettes

This Moscow street scene, circulated on the Internet in a video, illustrates the tensions between smokers and antitobacco activists as tough new legislation comes into force in Russia, the world's second-largest cigarette market. The latest provisions o
Radio Free Europe
added Jun 28, 2014 09:44
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[Australia] Government could control taste of cigarettes, raise taxes in battle against smoking

THE flavour and ingredients of cigarettes would be regulated, smoking in movies controlled and the cost of tobacco would sky-rocket under a radical Government blueprint to stop one million Australians smoking. The five-year war on smoking would also see
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:02
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What Airlines Were Like Before the Smoke Cleared

If you think the air travel experience generally stinks now, consider what it was like before smoking was banned on domestic flights 25 years ago. Tracy Sear, a flight attendant with US Airways, was looking over some Facebook posts from colleagues recal
New York Times
added Feb 23, 2015 15:31
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[New York] Doctor fired employee for smoking at home: suit

A Brooklyn woman claims she was fired from her job in a doctor’s office after one of the physicians saw a picture on Instagram of her lighting up, according to a lawsuit. Philipa Quito, 36, says her bosses at Doc Care, a medical office in Ridgewood, Quee
New York Post
added Sep 21, 2014 05:32
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Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
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Massachusetts imposes tough smoking ban

A statewide indoor smoking ban covering work places, bars and restaurants went into effect Monday throughout Massachusetts, and public health officials said they plan to aggressively pursue violators. Smokers face a $100 fine for each violation, and busin
NBC News
added Jun 11, 2014 18:11
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[UK] Cancer death caused by two cigarette a day habit

A RETIRED miner died 'traumatically' from lung cancer after smoking two cigarettes a day for 50 years, an inquest has heard. ... Mrs Bodell said her husband had smoked around two cigarettes a day and added: "He worked in four different collieries in a c
Burton Mail (uk)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:20
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In one Florida county, nicotine is a banned drug

Critics of so-called tobacco lifestyle bans often cite discrimination and privacy violations. But federal law does not provide tobacco users equal protection, and Florida state law does not protect off-work tobacco use. Other local governments have enac
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Sep 6, 2013 13:19
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[USA] China and US partner against smoking

On September 7, the China-US Smoke-free Workplace Initiative, a public-private partnership that represents the next cooperative effort on tobacco control between the US and China, was launched in Beijing. The new initiative aims to expand the number of s
Global Times (cn)
added Sep 27, 2012 16:17
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[Oregon] Editorial: Caesar issues a smoking ban

Think ahead 50 or 100 years. If nobody objects and — like Katniss Everdeen — rebels and fights back, what else will the government have banned in the name of protecting health? Will there still be any little slivers of liberty left?
Albany (OR) Democrat-Herald
added Aug 7, 2012 13:36
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