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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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UK: Should Smoking be Banned at Outdoor Areas?

Dame Sally Davies, top medical officer in England, told that use of tobacco should be banned at kid’s playgrounds and parks. She welcomes anti-smoking measures aimed at reduction of active smoking...
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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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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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President Zeman Would Not Veto Anti-Smoking Bill

Milos Zeman, the President of Czech Republic, told during his visit to the Plzen Region that he would not put veto on the proposed expanding of no-smoking law which prohibits total use of tobacco in all...
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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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Vietnam: Smoking Banned in Educational Facilities

Pham Vu Luan, Minister of Education and Training in Vietnam, adopted an ordinance which prohibits use of cigarettes and alcohol in all educational facilities. The ordinance says that use of tobacco is...
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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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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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