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  • 2003-04-13: NY: SMOKEFREE: Bouncer is fatally stabbed enforcing NYC smoking ban.

Dana Blake, 32, is stabbed in fracas that erupts when he tells Chinese mob boss' son, Jonathan Chan, to stop smoking in nightclub "Guernica."

  • 2003-04-19: CANADA: Halifax, NS, smoking ban goes into effect. The bylaw bans smoking

in restaurants, bingo halls and taxis, and limits smoking areas in bars, casinos and private clubs to separately ventilated rooms covering no more than 25 per cent of the drinking area. Bars are given 3 months to build the rooms.

  • 2003-05: EUROPE: EU adopts the Tobacco Advertising Directive. Member nations must

implement it by July 31, 2005. It bans tobacco advertising in the print media, on radio and over the internet and forbids tobacco sponsorships of cross-border events and activities.

  • 2003-05-05: MA: SMOKEFREE: Boston's smoking ban goes into effect, eliminating smoking

in all workplaces, including all bars and restaurants. Some cigar lounges are exempted.

  • 2003-05-05: SOUTH KOREA: TOBACCO CONTROL: Chosun Ilbo newspaper bans images

of people smoking from its pages.

  • 2003-05-14: UK: TOBACCO CONTROL: 2nd phase of the Tobacco Advertising and

Promotions Act 2002 takes effect, banning in-pack promotion schemes, including 'money-off' coupons contained within cigarette packs, and direct marketing contracts set up after October 1999. Such contracts involve tobacco companies writing to people to promote their products. This direct mailing will be banned unless a member of the public specifically requested inclusion on such a distribution list before October 8, 1999.

  • 2003-05-17: British Medical Journal publishes tobacco-funded secondhand smoke study,

creates uproar.

  • 2003-05-17: Canadian tobacco control advocate Barb Tarbox dies of lung cancer at 42. The

former model's talks to teens brought many to tears.

  • 2003-05-21: TOBACCO CONTROL: WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is

approved by all 192 nations at WHO's annual World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.

  • 2003-05-21: LITIGATION: FL: Florida Appeals Court overturns Engle verdict, disbands

class.

  • 2003-05-23: LITIGATION: AR: BOERNER v. B&W: A federal jury awards the family of

Mary Jane Boerner $19 Million--$5 Million in compensatory and 14 Million in punitive damages.

  • 2003-05-23: CT bans smoking in workplaces, bars and restaurants.. Gov. John G. Rowland

signed into law a bill that bans smoking in establishments with more than five employees. The restaurant ban takes effect Oct. 1, 2003; the bar/tavern ban begins April 1, 2004.

  • 2003-05-23:: CO: Pueblo, CO, goes smokefree. Pueblo's smoking ban went goes into effect

after the results of a special election were made official.Voters in the 4/20/03 election approved the revised ordinance 59-41 percent. Smoking is now prohibited in almost all businesses and

other indoor areas open to the public, including bars and

restaurants.

  • 2003-06-01: SMOKEFREE: CANADA: Prince Edward Island goes smokefree, except in

DSRs. PEI's Smoke-free Places Act comes into effect, forbidding smoking in all workplaces, including bars and restaurants, except in Designated Smoking Rooms (DSRs). Food and

beverage service will not be available in DSRs.

  • 2003-06-01: SMOKEFREE: Egypt Air goes 100% Smoke-free

  • 2003-06-05: SMOKEFREE: TX: Austin city council passes smoking ban.

  • 2003-06-06: SMOKEFREE: OK: Gov. signs Oklahoma's state-wide smokefree

air

legislation

into

law.

It

bans

smoking

in

restaurants

where

less

than

60%

of

the

revenues

are

derived

from

alcohol

sales

and

where

no

one

under

21

is

allowed.

It

allows

separate

smoking

rooms.

The

law

is to take effect March 1, 2006.

  • 2003-06-16: SMOKEFREE: AL: Alabama passes statewide restrictions on smoking, the last

state in the US to do so. It allows employers to decide if they want to have a smoking policy in their private businesses and factories, but also allows local communities to enact stricter policies.

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