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[Canada] Ottawa looks to follow Toronto's hookah ban

The health unit wants the province to expand the Smoke-Free Ontario Act to include smoking anything combustible -- whether or not there's tobacco involved -- in indoor and outdoor public spaces. Stittsville Coun. Shad Qadri, the chair of the health boar
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Nov 7, 2015 16:22
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[Canada] Shisha smokers react to potential ban by City of Ottawa

Hookah lounges can bunny hop over provincial anti-smoking laws because the substance isn't actually tobacco. But the local government can still instate a city-wide ban on the practice in an effort to improve public health for young people swayed by the
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Nov 7, 2015 02:59

[Missouri] Farmington, MO residents vote 'yes' on smoking ban bill

With all precincts reporting, 500, or 59 percent, voted "yes" and 349, or 41 percent, voted "no."... The Farmington city council decided on a 5-3 vote in July to put the issue on the ballot. The bill will put a ban on smoking inside most private busines
KFVS Channel 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO)
added Nov 5, 2015 01:52

[Wyoming] Voters approve full smoking ban in Casper

Nearly 54 percent of voters favored extending the city's smoking ban to bars, according to unofficial but complete election results. More than 6,200 people cast ballots in the election. Kim Holloway, a former member of the Casper City Council, was confi
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 5, 2015 01:12

[Alabama] Research shows dangerous levels of secondhand smoke found in Florence businesses

Results of an air quality study in the Shoals, show employees in Florence restaurants and bars that allow smoking are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke. This study has a local group pushing for a smoke free ordinance.
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 5, 2015 00:57

[Wyoming] Tuesday vote determines future of smoking in Casper bars

Many hope Tuesday’s vote will spell an end to the long debate, which started with a 2012 ban that the city then retracted before a petition took the issue to the courts. Casper City Councilman Steve Cathey said residents are tired of the issue and wants
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 3, 2015 16:46

[Wyoming] LETTER: Lorenzen: Vote no to protect Casper residents from secondhand smoke

ordinance No. 15-13 isn’t just about the person who chooses to smoke in the bar. It’s about the rights of everyone to exist in smoke-free environments. This includes workers, patrons, patients and you. Everyone in Casper deserves the right to breathe clea
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Nov 1, 2015 09:07

[Asia, India] Hookah bars violating COTPA with impunity

The mushrooming hookah bars across the city, which are frequented by minors, will be under the scanner for violation of the Cigarette and other Tobacco Products...development comes nearly a month after the high court clarified the ambiguity over the oper
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:46


The recent ruling by the Karnataka High Court stating that there is no need for a separate license for serving tobacco-only hookahs has raised many eyebrows. The anti-tobacco crusaders say that the judgment has been misinterpreted and there is a mushroom (Times of India) (in)
added Oct 29, 2015 14:44

[Massachusetts] Hookah lounge owner complains of illegal use in Lawrence bars

“I would like to give you some information about what's happening in the city of Lawrence after midnight when you are sleeping,” Patel wrote in an email ... He named six bars and clubs in the city that he said are providing tobacco hookahs to customers,
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 29, 2015 14:41
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