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[Canada] Smoking ban extended to patios, walking trails, playgrounds

The New Brunswick government will impose more restrictions on smoking in public places. Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes:
CBC News (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:38

[Canada] Proposed hookah ban discriminatory and hurtful to business, Toronto restaurateur says

“I would absolutely call it (discrimination),” says Younes Regragui, owner of the Desert Rose Restaurant in Toronto. “In the Middle Eastern community, (the hookah) has been embedded in our culture for centuries. If you sit in a family gathering and if y
National Post (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:34
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[Alaska] Assembly to consider ban on second-hand marijuana smoke

On Tuesday, Anchorage Assembly Chair Dick Traini plans to introduce an ordinance... “I’ve been getting calls from bar owners worried about people coming in and lighting up inside their bars,” Traini said. “They just want at least five feet away from the
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added May 28, 2015 07:17
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[Canada] Toronto Hookah Ban Proposed By Medical Officer Of Health

In recommending a ban, TPH cited a 2014 report to the city's Board of Health which pointed out that "hookah use of any substance could have negative consequences for health, especially for workers in establishments that allow hookah use."
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 27, 2015 16:47

[Africa] VIDEO: Kenya’s Capital Sees Rise in Shisha Parlors

is the latest craze. Patrons are flocking to shisha parlors to smoke and socialize. But the practice can be addictive and harmful, though many dabblers may not realize the dangers, according experts.
Voice of America (
added May 27, 2015 16:14

[Canada] Changes introduced to the Smoke-Free Places Act

“By restricting smoking in certain public places we are limiting the public’s exposure to second-hand smoke and helping New Brunswickers live longer, healthier lives.” Boudreau introduced amendments...will also ban the use of e-cigarettes and water pipes
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added May 27, 2015 14:33

[Louisiana] Lafayette smoking ban in bars, clubs snuffed out?

Despite pleas to protect workers from second-hand smoke and despite support from the Downtown Lafayette Bar and Restaurant Association, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted Tuesday against banning smoking in clubs and bars. "It's a sad day in Lafayet
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:40

[Louisiana] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban vote a stumble, not an answer

Total smoking bans protect 49.3 percent of the country's population. When — not if — the smoking ban in bars comes to Lafayette, we will trail, not lead the country. This week's vote reflects a stumble. It gives voters pause to question city-parish candi
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:39

[Louisiana] TAYLOR: Why Lafayette’s smoking ban failed

Tuesday’s vote by the Lafayette City-Parish Council not to ban smoking in clubs and bars came down to personal freedom versus public health...That makes sense because the Republic philosophy tends to support individual rights and personal freedoms and le
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:38

[Indiana] Bar owners challenge Indy smoking ban

Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear arguments in the latest challenge to the Indianapolis smoking ban Monday ... Liford said the ban is not fair because it allows certain specialty businesses, like tobacco bars, to continue to allow smoking while forcin
WXIN-TV Fox 59 (Indiannapolis, IN)
added May 20, 2015 06:48
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