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[Canada] Why would rules regarding smoking pot in public be any different than cigarettes?

Short answer- they shouldn’t be. Premier John Horgan said this week that marijuana smokers may have to abide by the same public smoking rules as tobacco users when cannabis becomes legal next year. He seems to leave some doubt, though, that the same rules
CFJC Today (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:34
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[Canada] Smoke breakdown: How will legal marijuana impact Canadian workplaces?

Once recreational cannabis use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated. At least that's the fear among some human resources officials who wonder if the law change will bring impairment at work, decreased p
Canadian Press
added Dec 15, 2017 22:32
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[Japan] More restaurant chains go smoke-free ahead of 2020 Games, but izakaya reluctant to alienate customers who drink and smoke

More and more major restaurant chains are making their outlets completely smoke-free ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The central and Tokyo Metropolitan governments are slated to tighten measures against passive smoking to prepare f
Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:29
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[Thailand] Marine chief defends beach smoking ban

Marine and Coastal Resources Department, Thanet Mannoi, met with foreign tourists in Pattaya to explain why Thailand has banned smoking on its beaches.... Thanet and his deputies planned to provide foreigners with a better justification for outlawing toba
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:39
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[Canada] More than $8,000 in charges laid under Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conviction was to a local employer for not meeting their due diligence in preventing smoking in the workplace inclu
Sudbury.com (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:37
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[Canada] Health Alliance going smoke-free Jan. 1

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance will begin 2018 by going smoke-free in and around its Chatham and Wallaceburg campuses, but supports will be available to help smokers cope with the situation. The decision to prohibit smoking cigarettes and any other sm
Chatham (Ont) This Week (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:33
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Shisha Completely Banned On Rwandan Territory

“The Ministry of Health informs the general public that the use, advertisement, and import of waterpipe tobacco smoking known as shisha tobacco is banned on Rwandan territory effective December 15, 2017,”
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:37
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[Rwanda] Shisha Smoking: Bursting Kigali’s Secret Marijuana Network

One of the official flavours like Laroma (50gms) has health warning inscriptions, “It’s more dangerous than you think” which no one seems to notice... UN Clinic medical specialist in Rwanda, Dr. Abanda Tueche on bursting the shisha myths says that 40 – 8
KT Press (rw)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:36
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[Africa] KAGAME FOLLOWS MAGUFULI’S LEAD, BANS SHISHA SMOKING IN RWANDA

Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) in an advisory note to regulators revealed that smoking shisha posed grave health risks as shisha smokers in a single session would inhale smoke of 100 or more cigarettes.
Nation Media (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:30
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[Africa] Kenyans speak their minds following ban of Shisha tobacco smoking in Rwanda

The ban of Shisha tobacco smoking by Rwanda's Ministry of Health has sparked wild and hilarious reactions from Kenyans - Through a public notice published on Friday, December 15, the Ministry of Health in Rwanda declared use, advertisement and importation
Tuko (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:27
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