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The smoking ban, which comes into effect on 1 July 2022, aims to makes beaches cleaner.
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The move aims to prevent the next generation of Danes from touching any form of tobacco.
New Zealand plans 'smoke-free nation' by banning sale to young people
"People aged 14 when the law comes into effect will never be able to legally purchase tobacco," a top health official said on Thursday.
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US to attempt once again to ban menthol cigarettes
Previous attempts to ban menthol cigarettes in the US faced pushback from lobbyists and members of Congress.
Galicia bans smoking in public areas to curb COVID-19 outbreak
The authorities believe that smoke can spread the deadly virus.
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Should workers have pay deducted for coffee and cigarette breaks?
Spain's High Court has ruled in favour of a company that began deducting time for employees who took breaks for coffee and cigarettes.
Greece's new leader plans to stub out smoking in enclosed public place
It's not the first time the Greek government has attempted to impose a ban but enforcing it has been the problem
San Francisco moves closer to ban on e-cigarettes
San Francisco has outlawed the sale of e-cigarettes until the United States Food and Drug Administration completes a review of the health effects.
Hawaii considers new bill banning cigarette sales to anyone under 100
A new bill introduced in Hawaii's State House proposes banning cigarette sales to anyone under 100 years old by 2024.
Paris: Smoking banned in some public parks
It's a trial which started in July, to reduce the effects of passive smoking and provide cleaner air and less cigarette butts on the ground. Six parks are participating in the scheme until Autumn
One million French smokers ditch habit in a year: survey
In 2017, 26.9% of 18- to 75-year-olds smoked every day, compared to 29.4% a year earlier, according to the study by France's public health agency.
Popular backlash forces government rethink as Austrians mobilise again
Plans to scrap a smoking ban due to come into force in May has created uproar in the medical community, and spawned a successful petition of nearly half a million signatures, forcing a parliamentary debate.
Japanese company gives non-smoking employees six extra days holiday a year
The new incentive was brought into play after an employee complained about the amount of time other staff members spent on their breaks
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The British Lung Foundation's position on the safety of E-Cigarettes or "vaping".
Smoking set to kill and cost more than ever
Smoking is on the rise according to the World Health Organisation and the costs far outweigh global revenues from tobacco taxes.
Philippines: Duterte set to ban smoking in public
A nationwide ban on smoking in public places is set to be signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte this month.
World No Tobacco Day: Plain packaging push to help smokers kick the habit
Today of all days, the message is “stub it out”.
UK body back e-cigarettes
A UK government agency says e-cigarettes should be made available on prescription