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Starbucks bans outdoor smoking

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SEATTLE - The time-honoured pairing of a cup of coffee and a cigarette is going up in smoke - at least at the world's biggest coffee chain. 

Starbucks said on Friday that it would ban smoking in outdoor patio areas and within eight metres of its shop doors starting on Saturday.

The company already bans smoking inside its coffee shops.

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