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[Canada] Ontario doctors want ban on flavoured tobacco, menthol cigarettes

Ontario doctors want the provincial government to reintroduce legislation to ban tobacco products with candy and fruit flavours, and to add menthol cigarettes to the prohibited list. A previous bill that would have expanded a prohibition on the sale of ca
Canadian Press
added Oct 20, 2014 12:52
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[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
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[Canada] WARR-HUNTER: E-cigarettes — Freedom to vape

If you want to understand what life is like for the Canadian entrepreneurs who are seeking to serve the growing demand for electronic cigarettes, consider me. My family and I own an online “vaping” business, along with a brick-and-mortar store located in
National Post (ca)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:28
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[India] Nitish Kumar makes tobacco tax free in Bihar, draws flak

The Bihar government has decided to make tobacco tax free in the state, making a complete mockery of the Centre's anti-tobacco drive worth crores of rupees. The decision was taken after tobacco farmers reportedly met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and compl
OneIndia.com (in)
added Oct 16, 2013 09:05
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[Canada] VIDEO: Young TIFF protesters urge directors to 'cut smoking off the screen'

Dozens of young people gathered outside a Toronto International Film Fest venue on Saturday, using a flash mob and fake coughs to draw attention to the issue of smoking in movies. As moviegoers lined up outside Roy Thomson Hall to see St. Vincent, the gr
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 9, 2014 23:37
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[Canada] Quebec on e-cigarettes: No sale to minors, no 'vaping' in public

The Quebec government may soon crack down on the sale of electronic cigarettes, if Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois has her way. Charlebois wants the sale of e-cigarettes to minors banned. She also wants to apply the same rules to e-cigarettes as
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:35
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[Canada] 10 things you need to know about Ontario's new smoking bans

Ontario’s Liberal government will ban smoking on patios at bars and restaurants as of Jan. 1, 2015, but that’s not all the sweeping new regulation imposes. .. The new regulation under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act bans smoking anywhere “the public is ordina
Canada.com (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:16
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[Malaysia] E-cigarettes not banned but liquid used listed as poison

Electronic-Cigarette (or e-cigarette) is not banned in the nation although the vapour solution containing stimulant nicotine used in the cigarettes falls under the group of products listed in the Poisons Act 1952. Therefore, vendors of e-cigarettes must
Borneo Post (my)
added Feb 21, 2013 12:36
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[Canada] Return of the smoking room? Employers grapple with medicinal marijuana use

Could reasonable accomodation for medical marijuana users see a return to the days of smoking rooms?
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:32
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[Canada] Zero tickets issued under Toronto's no smoking bylaw

Despite increased restrictions and prominent signage, many smokers are still lighting up near public buildings on Toronto's streets. There were no charges laid in the city, despite 212 complaints concerning smoking in public areas last year, CTV News has
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 14:55
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