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Vaping under threat in tobacco-loving Indonesia

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world's highest smoking ra
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:13
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[Canada] Mayor Jim Watson says he won't support cannabis lounges in Ottawa when pot becomes legal

“As the former Minister of Health Promotion, Mayor Watson does not want to make it easier for people to smoke any substance, including cannabis, in lounges,” said a statement from Watson’s office. “This would also put the health of workers at risk by inh
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:44
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[Kenya] Shisha smoking continues in Mombasa and Kilifi despite ban

A spot check over the weekend revealed that some entertainment joints in Nyali, Bamburi and Mtwapa were still offering the tobacco substance to revellers. The Nyali suburb is leading with a number of bars still selling the flavoured tobacco, with some o
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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Smoking, women’s rights and a really great fake bar

a cartoon by illustrator Harry Grant Dart that appeared in the centerfold of the March 18th, 1908 issue of the political satire magazine Puck went viral.... Cleopatra’s Cafe...populated entirely by women...every single woman in the scene is smoking
The History Blog
added Jan 23, 2018 15:12
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[Canada] Restaurateur drops charter challenge of Ottawa's hookah ban

Brian Mahmoud of the Lebanese Palace on Industrial Avenue argued that smoking the pipes is an important cultural practice in many Arab and Middle Eastern communities, and that banning the tradition amounted to a violation of the equality provisions in th
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:05
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Mahmoud and Lebanese Palace Inc. and Itaif v. City of Ottawa, 2017 ONSC 5138 (CanLII)

[28] For the reasons stated above, the applicants’ motion for an interlocutory injunction is dismissed.
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:03
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[California] Study Shows Public Smoking Bans Benefit Children

theory that as the number of smoke-free public locations rise, adult smokers are more likely to light up inside their homes... But that is not the case, according to a new San Diego State University study examining the impact of anti-smoking laws on tha
San Diego State University
added Jan 20, 2018 01:36
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[North Carolina] Impact of Smoking Ban on Passive Smoke Exposure in Pregnant Non-Smokers in the Southeastern United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results indicate that banning smoking in public spaces may reduce passive smoke exposure in non-smoking pregnant women. The current study also replicates previous findings regarding individual level characteristics associated with gestational passive smok
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Jan 17, 2018 20:42
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Pregnant women in NC exposed to less secondhand nicotine after 'smoking ban'

study from Duke Health has found pregnant women experienced less secondhand smoke exposure since the 2009 passage of the 'smoking ban' in North Carolina, which outlawed smoking inside public places such as bars and restaurants. The research was published
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:37
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Associations of Bar and Restaurant Smoking Bans With Smoking Behavior in the CARDIA Study: A 25-Year Study

Findings suggest that smoking ban associations may be difficult to disentangle from other tobacco control interventions, and emphasize the importance of evaluating equity throughout policy implementation.
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Jan 17, 2018 20:32
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