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[Canada] Sheridan College Campuses will be smoke-free as of October 17, 2018

Sheridan has adopted a new smoke-free policy, which will see all of its campuses become 100% smoke-free as of October 17, 2018. As such, smoking any form of tobacco and/or cannabis, vaping and use of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco (commonly known as
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:27
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[Canada] Council votes to stop smoking and growing cannabis in social housing

Canadians will be able to grow and smoke cannabis when it becomes legal next week – but not if they live in public housing in Elgin County. St. Thomas city council recently approved a new policy prohibiting tenants in 530 public housing units in the cit
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Davao collects P2.3 million from smoking, liquor ban violators

Since the implementation of the new anti-smoking ordinance in 2013, Dr. Ashley Lopez, chief of Anti-smoking Task Force-Davao, said in July to September 2018 alone, there were 2,194 apprehensions, where 70 to 80 percent of those went through counseling an
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:26
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[Australia] Victorian campaign aims to raise awareness of high smoking rates in LGBTI community

A short film competition run by the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) and Quit Victoria will aim to raise awareness around high smoking rates in the LGBTI community. The ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ competition will ask filmmakers to submit a written pitch
Star Observer (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:23
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[Canada] Smoking Bylaw defeated

Strathcona County council opted to abide by provincial regulations for smoking of substances including tobacco and cannabis, rather than implement a county-specific bylaw in addition to existing legislation.
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:20
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: Higher taxes show way to cut smoking

In her policy address, Carrie Lam proposed a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, fearing possible harm to health and abuse by youngsters, but one measure has already achieved results
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 21:19
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[Ohio] Cleveland Heights "Tobacco 21" legislation up for final approval

City Council could approve legislation Monday (Oct. 15) raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco, "e-cigs" and other nicotine "vape" products from 18 to 21. If passed, it would not take effect until January 2019. The proposed "Tobacco 21" ordinance re
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Oct 12, 2018 21:17
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[Asia, Israel] Rambam: Teenager given hyperbaric oxygen therapy after smoking hookah pipe

The teenager smoked a hookah pipe with her friends at home and lost consciousness,” said Professor Ram Weiss, a Pediatrics Director at Rambam.
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 12, 2018 21:16
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[Australia] How big tobacco hopes to get you hooked on e-cigarettes

In an exclusive interview with The New Daily, the managing director of Philip Morris International, Tammy Chan, insisted the tobacco giant has consumers’ best interests at heart. But our investigation leaves little doubt that big tobacco, in the face of
The New Daily (au)
added Oct 12, 2018 19:20
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FDA advances investigation into whether more than 40 e-cigarette products are being illegally marketed and outside agency's compliance policy

sent letters to 21 e-cigarette companies, including the manufacturers and importers of Vuse Alto, myblu, Myle, Rubi and STIG, seeking information about whether more than 40 products – including some flavored e-cigarette products – are being illegally mark
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 12, 2018 18:19
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