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[Asia, India] A Manifesto on How to Control Tobacco Use

Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco Control (TNPFTC) released a manifesto... “Two videos of young children smoking has brought to light the way the tobacco industry runs. So we decided to bring a charter in the wake of the coming elections,” said S Cyri
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:57

[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL: Warning: Do not operate machinery of government while high

Ontario called this a “balancing of rights,” though it might better be referred to as “creating a social-media firestorm” or “chickening out.” We entrust government with power to protect our collective health. With smoking, there’s no need for exceptions
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:44

[Canada] Ontario Tells Medical Marijuana Users They Can Light Up Anywhere — And Then Changes Its Mind

Rob Cunningham, a senior policy analyst at the Canadian Cancer Society told VICE News that not much changes under the new regulations, as there was never a province-wide ban on smoking medical marijuana. But, he says he does not support the new exemptio
added Nov 27, 2015 23:44

[Canada] Ontario medical marijuana exemption under review just 1 day after it was announced

Ontario's Liberal government says it will re-examine its recent move to allow medical marijuana users to smoke and vape the drug anywhere in the province, just one day after announcing the change. "We've heard the concerns around this regulation, and we
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:41

[Canada] Ontario government taking medical marijuana plan back to the drawing board

Damerla quickly reversed course Thursday over concerns about exposure to second-hand cannabis smoke in restaurants, theatres, offices and other public spaces where tobacco smoking is banned. “We will consider this feedback, look at it very carefully and s
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:40

[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario reconsiders day-old medical marijuana exemptions

The turnaround came just one day after the exemption for medical marijuana users to a vaporizing law came to light. The government quietly exempted them this week from a law that bans the use of e-cigarettes anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited. It
Canadian Press
added Nov 27, 2015 23:39

[Canada] Leaked internal documents cast doubt on ethics commissioner's investigation

Leaked internal Alberta government documents cast doubt on the findings of an ethics investigation that cleared former premier Alison Redford of conflict-of-interest allegations. The Alberta Justice documents, obtained exclusively by CBC News, reveal fo
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:29

[Australia] The National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 has been developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco as a sub-strategy under the National Drug Strategy 2010-2015. National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 (PDF 491 KB)

Australian Government - National Drug Strategy (au)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

[Florida] Pasco teen leads statewide crusade against tobacco

A Pasco County high school student has been named vice chair of a statewide SWAT team. But instead of tackling crime, MyKenzie Robertson’s SWAT team is intent on wiping out smoking. As the recently named vice chair of the Youth Advocacy Board of Students
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added Nov 27, 2015 15:42

[Canada] VIDEO: Cigarettes électroniques, terrasses: ce que la nouvelle loi contre le tabagisme va changer (VIDÉO) [Electronic cigarettes, terraces: that the new law against smoking will change]

With the adoption of the bill aimed at strengthening the fight against smoking in the National Assembly, the electronic cigarette will immediately be subject to the same rules as tobacco and it will soon be forbidden to smoke on the terraces in Quebec.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:11
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