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The boomerang effect of banning tobacco products

Various civil organizations have been banning the sale and use of tobacco products. Chewing or smoking tobacco is a confirmed health hazard and it has been established that use of tobacco is related to lung and oral cancer.

Is New York City’s Outdoor Smoking Ban Going To Be Successful?

If you’re looking to light up in New York City, your chances of finding a place to do it just went up in smoke.

As smoking bans grow, it’s adapt or quit

When the urge struck, George Davis walked out of a Delaware City bar, pulled a Newport out of the pack, lit it and inhaled deeply.smoking

Michigan’s smoking ban: one year later

Just over a year ago, Michigan followed in the footsteps of 37 states when it ditched the smoggy bar atmosphere for a smoke-free environment. Since then, restaurant and bar owners and patrons have had mixed reviews on the ban and its effects on business and lifestyle.

New indoor smoking ban plans in Taiwan cause controversy

THE anti-smoking measures which could be introduced as part of the draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (the Act), have sparked off acute controversy.

How effective is Virginia’s smoking ban?

On Dec. 1, 2009, bars and restaurants across Virginia were ordered to put out their cigarettes or renovate their buildings to accommodate non-smokers. A year and a half later, how effective is the ban?

Iowa House rejects adding casinos to smoking ban

DES MOINES, Iowa— The Iowa House on Tuesday rejected efforts to include casinos in the state’s three-year-old ban on indoor tobacco in Casinosmoking.

China smoking ban may have little effect

On sunny days, Xu Dongguang, a manager of a trendy cafe in downtown Beijing, arranges tables outside for patrons to while away the afternoon, reading, drinking coffee and chain-smoking. But starting Sunday, all bars, restaurants, hospitals and other public places in China are slated to become smoke-free, inside and out.

China bans smoking in public venues - in theory

BEIJING — China launches a ban on smoking in indoor public spaces Sunday but the effort is widely viewed as vague and half-heartedChina bans smoking and few expect it to have much of an impact in the tobacco-addicted country.