Tag: smoking bans

Tobacco smoking ban working

Tobacco smoking ban working

| January 16, 2017

With smog outside and tobacco smoking bans successfully in force inside, Beijingers could do worse than to pop inside for a breath of fresh air.

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Olympic ban on the cards

Olympic ban on the cards

| January 16, 2017

In the lead-up to 2020, Japan is preparing to ban tobacco smoking in public places, perhaps because it doesn’t want people sitting in café’s puffing on performance-enhancing drugs.

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Smoking ban a priority

Smoking ban a priority

| January 13, 2017

About 1 in 10 Chinese people lives in a place where tobacco smoking is banned in public places, but a national ban is said to be coming – perhaps this year.

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Lawyer calls smoking ban “torture”

Lawyer calls smoking ban “torture”

| May 20, 2013

A lawyer who described a smoking ban at health facilities in West Auckland and North Shore, in New Zealand, as cruel and torturous has told a court hospitals need dedicated smoking rooms, according to a story on Radio New Zealand. Smoking has been banned on all Waitemata District Health Board sites since 2009. Two former […]

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Smoking bans move further into the open

Smoking bans move further into the open

| May 14, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that New York’s smoke-free areas will be expanded to state parks and historic sites, according to a report by Jess String for The Legislative Gazette. The expansion will take effect in time for the 2013 peak summer season. Violators will be liable to a fine of up to $250, plus […]

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