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Australia rules out total smoking ban

Australia plans the world's toughest laws on tobacco promotion but Health Minister Nicola Roxon denied Sunday the government's ultimate goal was a complete ban on smoking.

May 22, 2011
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China's new indoor smoking ban takes effect

(AP) -- China's latest push to ban smoking in indoor public venues came into effect Sunday, but the vaguely defined expanded rules were not expected to dramatically reduce the country's heavy tobacco addiction.

May 01, 2011
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CDC predicts smoking bans in every state by 2020

(AP) -- By 2020, every state may have bans on smoking in restaurants, bars and the workplace, federal health officials predicted Thursday, based on the current pace of adopting anti-smoking laws.

Apr 21, 2011
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China renews push to ban smoking starting May 1

(AP) -- Chinese health authorities are renewing a push to ban smoking in indoor public places, adding more venues like hotels and restaurants as of May 1, though still excluding many workplaces.

Mar 24, 2011
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Shop a smoking neighbour and pocket 560 euros in Sweden

Ratting on neighbours who light up on the sly can be lucrative in Sweden, where a landlords' association said Thursday it would offer a hefty reward for shopping people who violate a strict smoking ban in a residential building.

Jan 13, 2011
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Alcohol and tobacco advertising bans don't work

(PhysOrg.com) -- Bans on alcohol and tobacco marketing are among the least effective tactics for combating underage drinking and smoking, according to a Penn State economist, who has studied the effects of advertising since ...

Aug 16, 2010
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