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[Canada] The final frontier: smoking bans in apartments, condos

The private home is one of the last places where Canadians can indiscriminately light up a cigarette without risking breaking the law. And a growing number of people would like that to change. Specifically, people who live in apartments, condominiums and
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 27, 2015 13:56
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[Canada] E-cigarette cafe in Moncton sparks debate about regulations

Vape Vision Cafe owner Marc Sonier believes e-cigarettes healthier than tobacco cigarettes
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 3, 2014 11:06
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[Canada] Careless smoking sparks $60000 damage at city's tallest building

No one was injured as a thick, black plume could be seen billowing from the 16th floor of a west-facing unit at Landmark Place - formerly known as Century 21. "We're not sure if the cigarette came from the tenant at the source of the fire," said Fire In
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:51
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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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[Papua New Guinea] PNG ranked 5th highest smoking nation in 2012

Papua New Guinea was ranked as having one of the highest rates of smoking in 2012. The country ranks fifth with 51.4 per cent of the population classed as smokers. The highest is East Timor with 61.1 per cent, Indonesia with 57 per cent, Kiribati with 54
Islands Business International (nz)
added Jan 10, 2014 01:18
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[Canada] Vape at Your Own Risk: Company-Ordered Recalls and the Lack of Regulation in the Canadian E-Cigarette Industry

Flavour Crafters...received a 26-page report from a chemical analysis laboratory... on Flavour Crafters' line of e-liquids, found one of them to contain a chemical linked to a devastating respiratory disease, and led the London, Ontario company to rapidly
Vice.com
added Mar 30, 2015 21:35
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[Canada] Ontario health minister studying e-cigarettes as Toronto mulls ban

Health Minister Eric Hoskins won’t rule out action on e-cigarettes but says he’s gathering more information on the “new phenomenon” as Toronto considers a ban on their use in public places. “There may be measures that need to be taken by the province but
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 14, 2014 06:08
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[Canada] Alberta bans flavoured tobacco but not menthol

Failing to include menthol in Alberta’s new flavoured tobacco ban has critics smoking mad. As of June 2015, the sale of flavoured tobaccos will be illegal — although the ban does not include menthol cigarettes — and minimum cigarette pack sizes will be
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 16:54
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[Canada] BELCHETZ: The Unadvertised Health Risks of E-Cigarettes

So when no evidence exists to show that e-cigarettes are safe for long-term use by humans, when laboratory studies demonstrate worrisome potential physiological risks, and when strong evidence is mounting that e-cigarettes are leading our youth to consid
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:07
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[Canada] Quebec tables bill to crack down on e-cigarettes

"You won't be able to smoke anywhere you smoke a real cigarette. You won't be able to smoke in a restaurant. You'll have to be nine metres from the door...All the laws that are there for regular cigarettes, you're going to have to respect that," said Luc
CBC News (ca)
added May 11, 2015 14:48
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