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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker: Cancer patients shouldn’t work if they fear smoke

A gaffe-prone politician of the ruling party sparked another outrage by saying that cancer patients “should not work” if they are concerned about secondhand smoke in their workplaces. Lower House member Hideo Onishi of the Liberal Democratic Party was r
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added May 23, 2017 12:53
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Patio smoking ban should be in place

People have a right to clean air. Even the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association said most of its members are on board with the proposed change. So let’s get it done.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 19, 2017 21:01
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House committee moves bill to prohibit smoking at VA facilities

The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted unanimously Wednesday, May 17, 2017, to move forward with legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside Department of Veterans Affairs facilities and require the agency to eliminate outdoor smoking a
Stars & Stripes
added May 17, 2017 18:37
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[Canada] Ontario's strict anti-smoking laws: Over enthusiastic enforcement?

Lately it’s been getting out of hand. He says the “smoking police” visited his work last year. He sometimes has a puff in his upstairs closed office with the window open and the fan on. He says smoke never goes downstairs where the employees are. Never
Radio Canada (ca)
added May 9, 2017 21:29
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[Canada] Overzealous Canadian 'smoke police' slap 79-year-old with THREE tickets worth more than $1,000 for having a cigarette alone in his own Porsche

He was fined more than $1,000 for smoking in an enclosed workplace, failing to have a no-smoking sign in his SUV, and failing to properly supervise a workplace But Kraemer argued his luxury Porsche SUV was never used as part of the cleaning business he o
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 9, 2017 16:53
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[Canada] Ticketed for smoking in his car, Ontario man wins fight against the 'smoke police'

His defence lawyer, Gordon Cudmore, successfully argued that Kraemer wasn't an employee, the SUV wasn't a workplace where an employee might actually work and that "common sense" would dictate that Kraemer wasn't breaking any smoking law.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added May 9, 2017 14:47
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[New York] BRUNSTEIN: In a Law Office, Coping With a Boss’s Toxic Trail

Mr. S. chain-smoked throughout the day, inhaling power, exhaling invective, leaving a toxic trail in every room. He talked to us through a poison cloud that made his deep-set eyes look sinister. For a few moments after he turned away, the smoke lingered
New York Times
added May 5, 2017 20:57
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[Japan] Lax indoor smoking rules applied to top ranking ministry officials: Mainichi study

Smoking is allowed in 10 out of 23 offices of Cabinet ministers depending on the minister's own discretion, a Mainichi Shimbun survey has shown, a move which runs counter to the government's efforts on anti-secondhand smoke measures ahead of the Tokyo Ol
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added May 1, 2017 12:48
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[France] E-cigarettes banned in schools, public transport, factories and open-plan offices

Electronic cigarettes are to be banned in schools, public transport and certain workplaces such as open-plan offices, factories and other group-working areas. Offenders face fines varying from €35 to €150 (if payment is delayed) while businesses face a
The Connexion (fr)
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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[Colorado] Cortez says ‘no’ to no-smoking zones

Cortez city council has decided not to move forward with a policy that would create designated smoke-free areas on city property. During a workshop on Tuesday, the council discussed the results of a two-month online survey by the parks, recreation and fo
Cortez (CO) Journal
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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