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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta Commission should strengthen city’s smoking laws

This newspaper’s support of a stronger smoking ban might surprise some, given our conservative bent. But we don’t happen to believe pollution is a conservative value... The proposed local ordinance would extend the ban to other public establishments such
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2018 00:35
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo Gov. Koike to push for smoking ban stricter than government's watered down proposal

As the city gears up for Tokyo Olympics in 2020, Gov. Yuriko Koike presented a draft ordinance that would ban smoking at all bars and restaurants with employees, regardless of size, thereby applying to 84 percent of all such facilities in the capital.
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 25, 2018 19:53
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Vote on Louisiana smoking ban pushed to next week

A proposal to expand a no-smoking policy to casinos, bars and entertainment venues across the state has been deferred for a week, after opponents questioned whether the bill would unintentionally lead to the closure of some businesses. The measure (HB 8
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 17, 2018 16:10
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Alaska workplace smoking ban moves toward vote after yearslong stall in House committee

Senate Bill 63, to enact a statewide workplace smoking ban, advanced Tuesday evening at a rare meeting of the House Rules Committee. The legislation had been warehoused in the committee by Anchorage Republican Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, the committee chair,
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Apr 15, 2018 16:25
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Smoke-free Louisiana act to be introduced at the State Capitol

Just last week, state officials launched a campaign to persuade legislators to say yes to a policy that would make all of Louisiana's workplaces, including bars and casinos smoke-free. On Thursday, April 9 at 9 a.m., numerous organizations and advocates
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:46
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[Kentucky] City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance

A more restrictive smoking ordinance was approved by the Paducah City Commission Tuesday night. The new ordinance prohibits smoking and the use of electronic cigarettes in enclosed public spaces and in both public and private places of employment. Socia
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Apr 12, 2018 03:24
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[Indiana] Zionsville bans tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping in public parks

Town Council voted Monday to ban tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vaping in parks and places of employment. The town's smoking ordinance had already included cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. The ban includes all places of employment (such as restaurants), publi
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 10, 2018 20:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Companies more willing to give their smokers a kick in the butts

Instead of letting employees light up as usual, Japanese companies are getting creative in encouraging their smokers to kick the habit, with some even introducing total bans or extra paid holidays for nonsmokers. Indeed, more companies are not only chan
Japan Times (jp)
added Apr 8, 2018 18:03
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[Louisiana] VIDEO: Proposed bill bans smoking in all workplaces statewide

Several cities in the state have already passed laws of their own, but Representative Miller is hoping to take it a step further by banning smoking in all workplaces statewide. He says that Louisianans are losing loved ones from diseases that are prevent
KPLC-TV Channel 7 - NBC (Lake Charles, LA)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:19
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Proposal could force all Louisiana bars and gaming facilities to go smoke-free

A measure that will be introduced Tuesday (April 3) by Representative Dustin Miller calls for a statewide comprehensive smoke-free policy that would make all workplaces, including bars, casinos and gaming facilities smoke-free
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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