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[Canada] City wants to extend smoking ban

A proposed bylaw, which will be considered by the community and protective services committee Thursday, would effectively extend the new outdoor smoking ban to all lighted, non-tobacco products.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Jun 16, 2012 16:32
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UCSF comment on FDA draft guidance on investigational use of tobacco products

We support FDA’s understanding that academic and public health researchers, in their efforts to protect the public health, need to conduct studies involving new tobacco products (some of which may not have marketing authorization or do not comply with an
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 20, 2015 17:10
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban up in smoke

Councillors approved a ban on smoking hookahs inside licensed establishments such as bars, restaurants, stores, cafes and lounges, but then voted to reopen the item at the request of Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti — who missed the initial vote. The propos
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:11
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[Singapore] Shisha smoking less harmful than cigarette smoking? 5 myths debunked

Here are the myths and facts of shisha smoking. MYTH: Shisha smoking is less harmful than cigarette smoking because it is mostly flavoured "steam". FACT: Shisha smoke is not steam or water vapour.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 7, 2014 11:59
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[North Carolina] FDA extends comment period on e-cig regulations

said Friday it is extending by 30 days the public comment period for how it should regulate electronic cigarettes and other tobacco products. Comments now will be accepted until Aug. 8.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 21, 2014 14:59
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia bans smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking. The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) ordered authorities to immed
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:03
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[Utah] Dixie State University Becomes Tobacco-Free Campus

Dixie State University in St. George has become Utah's first public institution of higher education to ban all forms of tobacco on campus. "It was a student-driven initiative that was in the works for almost four complete years," DSU Dean of Students Del
KUTV CBS 2 (Salt Lake City, UT)
added Jan 4, 2014 04:50
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Australia, Singapore] Illegal Cigarette Seizures Keep Border Force Busy

The Australian Border Force has seized another 10 million illegally imported cigarettes on their way into the country, adding to a mountain of black-market tobacco confiscated in recent months. The ABF announced it had snatched 10.6 million cigarettes a
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:28
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YADAV: Smokers: Singapore’s most persecuted minority

Singapore seems to be actively empowering intolerance with busy-bodies actively going out of their way to report puffers who step out of the clearly demarcated lines of their designated areas. The pitiless zeal with which I’ve seen new arrivals threaten
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 22, 2015 16:04
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