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South Africa: FMF Against Smoking Ban

Aaron Motsoaledi, the Minister of Health of South Africa, said he faced a strong opposition from the Free Market Foundation (FMF) when he told about the idea to prohibit tobacco use in public spaces. The...
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Norway: No Smoking on Balconies

Bærum, an suburb of Oslo, developed a new condominium project which would prohibit tobacco use on balconies and in the garden terraces of apartments on the first floor of housing buildings. Developers...
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Singapore to Ban Alternative Tobacco Products

Singapore is to prohibit alternative tobacco products including smokeless tobacco and any new product of this category. The change comes into effect from December 2015. Starting from August 2016, the...
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Ten Days of Smoking Ban in Beijing

On June 1, China launced new tougher tobacco control policies in Beijing. The new policy is in effect more than one week and how does it work? Today use of tobacco is not allowed in all indoor public...
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Nevada: Smoking Banned in Cars with Kids

A coalition consisting of heath organizations showed last week their support for a law which bans use of cigarettes in cars where kids are present. The proposed bill bears the name AB322. According to ...
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Macau: Smoking Ban in Place from January

Starting from January 1, 2015, in Macau acts a smoking ban which prohibits use of tobacco in dancehalls saunas, bars and massage parlours. The law passed three-year transitional period and now is in effect. According...
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Less People Smoke in Luxembourg Since Smoking Ban

A latest survey showed that since Luxembourg banned smoking in cafes and bars and the law came into effect on January 1, 2014, more smokers say that they smoke less. In September the TNS-ILReS survey...
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Montpelier Considers Smoking Ban in Parks

Parks Commission in Montpelier, Vermont, proposed to the City Council to make its parks smoke-free. Also at the City Council meeting which took place last week there was proposed to limit smoking in city’s...
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A Night Market in Taipei Became Smoke-Free

Starting from November 1,  Ningxia Night Market in Taipei, Taiwan, became first night market in the city which prohibited smoking. A number of volunteers organized a kind of flash mob at the entrance...
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Australia: Randwick Council Approves Smoking Ban on Beaches

During its last meeting,  Randwick Council  approved proposal by councillor Kathy Neilson to make beaches smoke-free. Last time similar law was proposed six years ago, in 2008, but it was not supported...
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