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[Uae: Dubai] One cigarette butt kills farm worker in Dubai

An Asian farm worker died of suffocation in a fire that was caused by throwing of a burning cigarette butt by one of his colleagues in Dubai.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:21
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[Zimbabwe] Zim risks losing international tobacco buyers

The chairperson of the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB), Mrs Monica Chinamasa, last week disclosed that buyers have threatened to look elsewhere if African countries do not address concerns around deforestation and child labour.
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Feb 16, 2013 21:42
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[Minnesota] Did a local clean indoor air policy increase alcohol-related crime around bars and restaurants? -- Klein et al. 22 (2): 113

Conclusions Evidence from this study suggests that alcohol-related crimes were not significantly affected by a local comprehensive CIA policy that banned smoking in public workplaces in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 16, 2013 12:57
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[Kentucky] Smoking ban supporters rally at Capitol

Supporters of a state-wide smoking ban gathered in the Capitol Rotunda Thursday morning to rally behind House Bill 190, which would prohibit smoking in all work places including bars and restaurants.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 14, 2013 20:48
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[Kentucky] Governor Beshear and Basketball Star Derek Anderson Join Hundreds of Kentuckians to Push for Comprehensive Statewide Smoke-Free Workplace Law

overnor Steve Beshear and former UK and NBA Basketball great Derek Anderson spoke to hundreds of Kentuckians from across the state who gathered in the Capitol Rotunda to urge the General Assembly to pass HB 190 - a comprehensive smoke-free law that will c
PR Newswire
added Feb 14, 2013 19:51
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[South Africa] Smokers take more sick days

Smokers take on average three more sick days from work every year than non-smokers, according to a recent review published in the journal Addiction. ... Occupational Care South Africa (OCSA) estimated that productivity lost due to absenteeism cost the S
Health-E (za)
added Feb 14, 2013 14:03
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Russia outlaws smoking in all public places

smoking will soon be banned: - In cafes, bars, restaurants and other catering places; - At workplaces and in office buildings; - On beaches; - In long-distance trains, aircraft and long-distance passenger vessels. - At airports, bus stations, sea and
Pravda Online
added Feb 13, 2013 12:40
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[Tennessee, Virginia] Va.-Tenn. health care system to stop hiring tobacco users, says it’s to set good example

Media outlets report that Mountain States Health Alliance announced the new policy Wednesday. It’s effective March 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 23:32
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[UK] Cleankill Environmental Services driver fined for not showing 'No Smoking' sticker

A VAN driver working for a Kenley-based pest controller has been fined for not displaying a 'No Smoking' sticker on his new vehicle. Freddie Beasley, 28, from Cleankill Environmental Services, had just picked up the van from a garage when he was pulled
This Is Croydon Today (Croydon Advertiser/The Post) (uk)
added Feb 10, 2013 20:43
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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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