Risk to children of passive smoking
Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" smoker. It occurs when tobacco smoke perme...
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Beijing Public Smoking Ban Begins
Public smoking in China's capital, Beijing, is now banned after the introduction of a new law. China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from smoking-related illnesses eve...
Smoking ban
Smoking bans (or smoke-free laws) are public policies, including criminal laws and occupational safety and health regulations, that prohibit tobacco smoking in workplaces and other public spaces. Legi...
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List of smoking bans
This is a list of smoking bans by country. Smoking bans are public policies, including criminal laws and occupational safety and health regulations, which prohibit tobacco smoking in workplaces and/or...
List of smoking bans - Wikipedia
Smoking bans in private vehicles
Smoking bans in private vehicles exist to protect passengers from secondhand smoke and to increase road traffic safety, e.g. by preventing the driver from being distracted by the act of smoking. Priva...
Animals and tobacco smoke
Animals are exposed to tobacco smoke and other cigarette by-products through their use as experimental subjects and through contact with smokers, as in the case of pets in houses where smoking takes p...
Smoking in Greece
Smoking in Greece was at the highest rate of tobacco consumption (more than 40%) in the European Union in 2010.Since older legislation was not very efficient a new, stricter law was passed. Effective ...
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Beijing Public Smoking Ban Begins
Public smoking in China's capital, Beijing, is now banned after the introduction of a new law. China has over 300 million smokers and more than a million Chinese die from smoking-related illnesses eve...
Smoking in the People's Republic of China
Smoking in China is prevalent, as China is the world's largest consumer and producer of tobacco: there are 350 million Chinese smokers, and China produces 42% of the world's cigarettes. The China Nat...
Smoking in the People's Republic of China - Wikipedia
Smoking in Indonesia
Smoking in Indonesia is common, as there are approximately 57 million smokers in Indonesia. Of Indonesian people, 63% of men and 5% of women reported as smokers, a total of 34% of the population. Eigh...
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Smoking in Japan
Smoking in Japan, though historically less restricted by law than in many other nations, has significantly changed in recent years. Tobacco use has been in constant decline since 1996 and the decline...
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Smoking in Iceland
Smoking in Iceland is banned in restaurants, cafés, bars and night clubs as of June 2007. A large majority of Icelanders approve of the ban. At the time the ban went into effect, almost one in four I...
Tobacco in New Zealand
The use of tobacco for smoking in New Zealand has been subjected to government regulation for a number of decades. On 10 December 2004, New Zealand became the third country in the world to make all in...
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Smoking in Germany
The 16 federal states of Germany each have their own smoking laws, which range from relatively weak bans to full smoking bans in all restaurants and bars. As of December 2014, nearly 40% of the Germa...
Smoking in Taiwan
Smoking in Taiwan is regulated by the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (Taiwan). Tobacco advertising is banned, and smoking is banned in all indoor public places. Taiwan was the second Asian country to ...
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Smoking in Uruguay
Smoking in Uruguay in enclosed public spaces became illegal on 1 March 2006. On that date, bars, restaurants or offices where people are caught smoking, began facing fines of more than $1,100 or a thr...
Smoking in Uruguay - Wikipedia
Smoking in Ireland
Smoking in Ireland is banned fully in the general workplace, enclosed public places, restaurants, bars, education facilities, healthcare facilities and public transport. However, it is permitted in de...
List of smoking bans in the United States
The following is a list of smoking bans in the United States. For smoking bans and restrictions outside the United States, see the worldwide list of smoking bans.The United States Congress has not att...
List of smoking bans in the United States - Wikipedia
Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005
The Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005 (asp 13) is an Act passed by the Scottish Parliament in 2005, after being introduced by Scottish Executive Health minister Andy Kerr. The Act e...
Health Act 2006
The Health Act 2006 (c 28) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It provides for a number of administrative changes in the National Health Service.
The Act is best known for having in...
Smoking in Turkey
Smoking in Turkey is banned in government offices, workplaces, bars, restaurants, cafés, shopping malls, schools, hospitals, and all forms of public transport, including trains, taxis and ferries. Tu...
Smoking in Colombia
Smoking in Colombia was banned in May 2008 in public transport vehicles, hospitals, kindergartens and schools, bars, clubs, restaurants, business centers and airports. Smoking areas in enclosed public...
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Smoking in Finland
In Finland, the smoking figures are among the lowest in Europe. There are several factors that have influenced the decrease in the smoking prevalence, such as legislative actions, health promotion and...
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Smoking in Syria
Smoking in Syria is steadily increasing in popularity amongst the Syrian population, mainly in the forms of cigarettes or Narghiles. In Syria, the General Organization of Tobacco manages the growth an...
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Smoking in Singapore
Smoking in Singapore was first banned in buses, cinemas and theatres in September 1970, and it was extended to indoor locations where it is frequented by most people on August 1977. After the King's ...
Smoking in Singapore - Wikipedia
Smoking in Nigeria
Smoking in Nigeria is prohibited in public places and is punishable by a fine of not less than N200 and not exceeding N1000 or to imprisonment to a term of not less than one month and not exceeding tw...
Smoking in Argentina
Smoking in Argentina accounts for 15% of total tobacco consumption in Latin America. As of 2010, there is no nation-wide smoke-free law, but there are a number of smoking restrictions in place in diff...
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Smoking in Canada
Smoking in Canada is banned in indoor public spaces and workplaces (including restaurants, bars, and casinos), by all territories and provinces, and by the federal government. As of 2010, legislation...
Smoking in Italy
Smoking in Italy has been banned in public places including bars, restaurants, discotheques and offices since 2005. A majority of Italians supported the ban at the time it was first implemented, but...
Smoking in Ecuador
Smoking in Ecuador is more common among men and younger people. More than half of Ecuadorian smokers desire to quit. The Government of Ecuador plans to reduce second-hand smoke in public spaces by 201...