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[Canada] Hookah lounges find niche audience in region

KITCHENER — Another hookah lounge has quietly popped up in Kitchener at the corner of King and Scott streets. The Babylon Restaurant and Lounge is one of five known hookah hubs, where water-pipes with non-tobacco shisha, can be smoked in Waterloo Region.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 30, 2016 02:32
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[Canada] Blaze at Six Nations cigarette factory was deliberately set: Fire Chief

Miller said evidence found at the scene made it "quite obvious" that the fire was deliberately set, but he referred all other questions about the investigation and building damage to police.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[Canada] Hookah bar owners battle Toronto, Peel in court for right to let customers smoke

. Both say the fate of their businesses hinge on the outcome of a bylaw being contested in Ontario courts. Fatoos and Mehany are part of two separate groups of hookah bar owners fighting bylaws in Toronto and Peel Region that forbid hookah smoking. The T
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:08
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[Canada] Jailhouse smoking struggle continues

A local correctional officer who’s been fighting for over three years to include provincial jails in the Smoke-Free Ontario Act is taking his fight to the next level. Keith Berry, a 31-year veteran correctional officer at the St. Lawrence Valley Correc
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:00
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[Canada] Cornwall Regional Task Force Seizes 3 Tons of Tobacco

On December 20, 2016, during an enforcement operation, the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) intercepted a cube van exiting a South Glengarry shoreline property. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 3,080 kilograms of contraband fine cut tobacco
Cornwall (ON) Free News (ca)
added Dec 24, 2016 14:46
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[Canada, USA] US warnings debate under way

the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE), has issued a mild warning about the effectiveness of shocking warnings... Sontag said a study had ‘somehow calculated’ that packs with such pictures would be 60 times more likely to inspire smokers to quit th
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 21, 2016 22:46
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[Canada] City begins process to restrict smoking in public places

Regina begins the public consultation process to look at extending the smoking bylaw to ban smoking on patios and other public places. “I think that it is fair to say that community standards are changing and people will want to see restrictions on smok
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Dec 21, 2016 18:39
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[Canada] Regina considers smoke-free patios and some outdoor spaces

On Monday, city councillors voted in favour of public consultations. The city will be asking residents if they would be in favour of a smoking or vaping ban in certain areas, like outdoor patios or public parks.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 21, 2016 18:38
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[Canada] Susan Sontag on Cigarette Pack Graphic Warning Labels / From: Regarding the Pain of Others

Will those still smoking five years from now still be upset? Shock can become familiar. Shock can wear off. Even if it doesn’t, one can not look. People have means to defend themselves against what is upsetting—in this instance, unpleasant information for
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:44
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[Canada] Regina city council wants your thoughts on banning smoking in certain public places

At their final meeting of the year, city council voted unanimously in favour of holding public consultations early next year to gauge the interest in banning smoking and vaping on patios and municipal properties like parks, stadiums and outdoor concerts.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 20, 2016 16:28
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