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Smoking Law Could Hit Popular Cartoons

A new law that bans smoking images on TV before 11 p.m. reached the classic “Nu, Pogodi” and “Cheburashka” cartoons. According to the report, the cartoons should be edited in order to remove smoking scenes. Lovers of Soviet-era cartoons will enjoy no more the original scenes from cartoons. Broadcasters say that smoking characters from these […]

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Bulgarians to Rally against Full Smoking Ban Sunday

Tobacco-addicted Bulgarians will protest on Sunday against the ban on smoking in all enclosed public spaces, due to be enforced as of June 1. The rally, to be held on Alexander Batenberg square, will be spearheaded by popular movie stars Andrey Slabakov and Asen Blatechki...

Link to Power to ban smoking in public areas by May 31

Power to ban smoking in public areas by May 31

Health Minister John Hill said the power to ban smoking in any public area would take effect on May 31 and he predicted some strongly anti-smoking councils and private organisations would act immediately. “I think trail-blazing organisations will act almost immediately and others will follow,”...

Moscow to Ban Smoking in Restaurants by 2014

Moscow authorities plan to ban smoking in restaurants and pubs by 2014 and increase penalties for drinking alcohol in public places, according to a draft plan published on the website of the city’s department of economic policy and development. “The ban on smoking in public...

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Russia Ready to Crackdown on Smoking

A bill significantly tightening the rules for smoking in public places will be submitted to the Russian parliament this week, the Rossiiskaya Gazeta daily said on Thursday. The document stipulates a total ban on smoking in restaurants, government, education, medical, cultural and sports facilities as...

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Smoking ban is observed at nightclubs

Smokers are calling it quits on indoor smoking at several nightclubs where the owners had refused to enforce a state ban. The N.C. Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the state law prohibiting smoking inside restaurants and bars that took effect on Jan. 2, 2010....

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Independent retailers to cash in on tobacco display ban

The UK wholesaler, Booker, is launching a ‘D-Day’ campaign aimed at helping its independent retail customers to maximise their sales after a tobacco display ban goes into effect in larger stores on April 6. It will be starting the week-long first stage of its D-Day...

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It’s high time to ban shisha smoking

A large number of elders are now addicts of Shisha while young adults are very much fond of smoking it. Shisha is being served at most public places, including parks, gardens, and beach cabins, as well as at restaurants and coffee shops. Even though smoking...