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[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends 2014 EDITION (PDF)

Now in its fifth edition, the usefulness of this report is proven and we continue to improve the report based on your feedback, which we appreciate.
Propel Centre for Population Health Impact (ca)
added Aug 5, 2014 12:03
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[Iceland] Price Increases on Tobacco and Strong Alcohol

The levy of tobacco increased by 12.5 percent in 2008, 15 percent in 2009, 10 percent in 2010, 7 percent in 2011 and 5 percent in 2012. The plan is to raise the levy by 20 percent early this month, increasing the price of a packet of cigarettes by ISK 10
Iceland Review (is)
added Jan 5, 2013 15:28
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[Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Eastern Europe, Georgia (Country), Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine] Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet Countries

We obtained cigarette packets of each of the 10 most smoked cigarette brands in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine. . . . Despite progress in the use of health warning messages, gaps still remain—particularly wi
Tobacco Control
added Oct 10, 2012 05:24
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[Canada] Hookah ban to take effect in Toronto, starting April 1

The city is taking a soft approach as it ushers in a ban on hookah smoking in bars and lounges. Thursday is the last day for Torontonians to legally enjoy a hookah puff, as new regulations take effect on April 1. A motion to ban the smoking water pipes p
Metro (ca)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario bans vaping, medical marijuana use in areas where smoking is prohibited

E-cigarette and medical marijuana users in Ontario will soon be banned from smoking or vaporizing anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited, unless the Liberal government changes its mind -- again. Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the new rules are common s
CP24 (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 22:19
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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco’s Latest Target: Myanmar

As Myanmar emerges from decades of isolation and military rule and international sanctions are lifted, the Associated Press details how tobacco companies – including multinational giants British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco – are moving in as quick
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:01
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[New York] Smoking out the cowboy 'Indians' Cigarettes produced on Canada’s native reserves are at the heart of ‘multinational’ smuggling

The 3,000-mile frontier with Canada has seen smuggling involving organised crime develop on a potentially global scale, with both governments apparently powerless to do anything about it. The smugglers’ commodity is tobacco, mostly ready-rolled cigarett
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing. / These should be salad days for anti-smoking crusaders. New data show only 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke, and just 11 per cent on
Macleans Magazine
added Feb 24, 2015 14:07
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[Africa] Mauritius: Tobacco 'kills 1000 Mauritians yearly'

Despite the decline in cigarette consumption per capita from 1,075 in 2009 to 750 in 2012, tobacco still kills 1,000 Mauritians every year, according to Mauritian Health Minister Lormus Bundhoo. Speaking Wednesday at a workshop in Port-Louis, the ministe
Afriquenligne (fr)
added May 15, 2013 20:00
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