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Smoking Ban in Bars Rejected in Kokomo

In August, City Council of Kokomo, Indiana, discussed the proposal to prohibit smoking on workplaces in clubs and bars. The ban was approved with 5-4 vote. However, the final vote took place on Monday current week, and Republican Kevin Summers changed his opinion and voted against the ban. Thus the propsal to ban smoking on workplaces in bars was rejected … Continue reading Continue reading

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Smoking Banned in More Than 80% of American Homes

It was found that 4 out of 5 homes in the USA today prohibit smoking inside. The new report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that in previous two decades the number of smoke-free homes was significantly increased in the country from 43% in 1992 to 83%in 2010. These days homes become less tolerant towards smokers with 91.4% … Continue reading

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Public Comment on Smoking Ban at Oregon Coast Beaches

In state of Oregon this week will take place public meetings where is going to be discussed smoking ban on the state beaches. The first meeting is appointed today. The proposal comes from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department Commission, which prohibited smoking at all Oregon parks in February current year. The Commission wants that smoking cheap cigarettes to be … Continue reading

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Manhattan Beach Extends Smoking Ban

Smoking ban in Manhattan Beach begins on Monday and it is the strictest anti-smoking laws in the state of California. The Manhattan Beach City Council took a decision in June to prohibit smoking in all public places, which includes use of cigars, cigarettes and e-cigarettes. Earlier smoking was banned in parks, on the greenbelt, on beach.  However, smoking still will … Continue reading

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Smoking Ban on Oregon Beaches

The state of Oregon in the USA wants to prohibit smoking cigarettes on all its beaches which do occupy 362 miles along the Pacific coast. The proposal came from  the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department which already banned smoking at most other state park properties. Chris Havel, the representative of the department, told that people complain that early adopted smoking … Continue reading

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Carnival and Norwegian to Ban Smoking on Balconies

In autumn Carnival Cruise Lines is going to prohibit smoking on cabin balconies. Smoking already is banned in all staterooms.  The idea to ban smoking came from numerous compains from passangers who do not want to breathe tobacco smoke. The line representatives told that the smoking ban on stateroom balconies is effective from October 9, 2014, and it comes in … Continue reading

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Smoke-Free Movement in The Hub City

West Texas Smoke Free Coalition decided to create a smoke-free movement in The Hub City. Today in the city smoking is permitted in bars, restaurants and cocktail lounges in designated areas. Bartender Antoine Craft is the member of the coalition and he says that they do fight for the right thing. People do not want to sit in a bar … Continue reading

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History of Smoking Bans in Massachusetts

Let us see the evolution of anti-smoking policies in the state of Massachusetts from 2004 till present days. July 2004 First anti-smoking law comes into action on July 5 and it bans smoking in bars, restaurants and workplaces. There were established next fines: $100 for people caught violating it and $300 for business owners who permitted smoking in their establishment. … Continue reading

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University of Louisiana Bans Tobacco on Campus

From August 1, 2014, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette prohibits tobacco use on its campuses. Joey Pons, associate director of Public Safety at UL Lafayette, says that the new state law imposes that public universities should have smoke-free policies. Now smoking is allowed at the distance of 25 feet away from building entrances, but the new policy will totally … Continue reading

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Russia Extends Smoking Ban From June 1

In 2013 Russia introduced smoking ban which came in full effect yesterday, June 1, 2014. The anti-smoking law prohibits use of cigarettes in bars, restaurants, nightclubs, hotels. One year ago the smoking ban was introduced for public places such as airports, train stations and other public transport.  The ban of yeasterday just expands the list of places where smoking is … Continue reading

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