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[Canada] Toronto council bans hookah smoking in city businesses

Council voted 34-3 to stop any hookah smoking — tobacco and otherwise — at city-licensed businesses, after recommendations from the city’s medical officer of health outlined significant risks to the public, including sending the wrong message to youth. “
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:31
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario bans vaping, medical marijuana use in areas where smoking is prohibited

E-cigarette and medical marijuana users in Ontario will soon be banned from smoking or vaporizing anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited, unless the Liberal government changes its mind -- again. Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the new rules are common s
CP24 (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 22:19
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[Canada] Smoking ban on bar patios won’t harm businesses, says Ontario. Don’t be so sure, counters industry group

However, the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel and Motel Association said many of its members went out of business because of the original smoking ban while others are still struggling, and called the expanded ban to patios “unfair.” Association president and CE
Canadian Press
added Nov 11, 2014 05:20
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[Canada] Anti-menthol group challenging province on tobacco legislation

Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53
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Czech Republic Opens Assault on Smoking and Drinking

The government’s plan includes a ban on smoking in restaurants, higher prices for tobacco and alcohol, more graphic warnings on cigarette packets, more limits on video gambling parlors, and fines for “operators of facilities in which drunk children would
Transitions Online
added Jan 19, 2016 17:04
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Canada Proposes Plain Tobacco Packaging

On Monday, Justin Trudeau the leader of the Liberal Party in Canada as well as the son of former Prime Minister Margaret Trudeau proposed the introduction of Plain Tobacco Packaging. The move which has the support of the Canadian Cancer Society would re
The Cigar Authority
added Oct 6, 2015 22:40
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[Canada] Currie urges ban on flavoured tobacco

Health Minister Doug Currie is encouraging Health Canada to bring in a national ban on candy-flavoured tobacco products. Currie said he sent a letter to that effect, a letter that is currently on its way to Health Canada. Opposition MLA James Aylward mo
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added May 20, 2014 10:00
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[Florida] Thousands of tobacco lawsuits in the pipeline

plaintiffs have died waiting for the cigarette manufacturers to pay up, thanks to an obscure statute... Twin bills ...would change that by repealing the statute that gives tobacco companies this exclusive advantage. “Plaintiffs have actually died waiting
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 1, 2017 20:03
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Florida Tobacco Victims Might Lose Millions

The cigarette industry reignited Florida's tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims to collect millions in damages.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Feb 21, 2015 23:32
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[Canada] Alberta to phase in flavoured tobacco ban legislation, but exempts menthol

Health Minister Stephen Mandel said Thursday the legislation — to be phased in — will still protect young people from the dangers of other flavoured tobacco. After a year of study since the law was passed, the government decided that banning the popular
Canadian Press
added Nov 21, 2014 11:58
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