Daily Archives: April 4, 2009

Court spares small Dutch cafe over smoking ban

A Dutch court on Friday rejected a bid by prosecutors to punish a small cafe for defying the smoking ban, arguing it was too small to be subject to the country’s tough restrictions.

San Mateo County supervisors back restrictions on showing smoking in movies

Is an actor shown puffing a cigarette in the latest teen movie? Slap it with an “R” rating, say San Mateo County supervisors, who passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a campaign to reduce the use of tobacco products on the silver screen.