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[Canada] Hookah use banned in Toronto starting April 1

Just three councillors voted against the ban. "In Vancouver, the whole city is smoking," said Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti. Coun. Jim Karygiannis moved a motion, proposing a new "hookah lounge" category that would permit licensed establishments to sell only
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:34

[Canada] Toronto city council outlaws hookah bars, bans shisha smoking in lounges

Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33

[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

[Canada] City bans hookah smoking inside licensed businesses

Toronto Council voted 34-3 Wednesday to ban hookah smoking inside licensed businesses in Toronto, effective April 1, 2016. After a brief debate, council decided to extinguish indoor hookah smoking — even if it doesn’t involve tobacco. “We’re going to d
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:30

[Canada] VIDEO: Toronto council votes to ban hookah use at licensed lounges

City council has voted to ban the use of hookah pipes at all licensed establishments in Toronto. Councillors voted 34-3 in favour of a motion filed by Toronto Coun. Joe Mihevc, which will take effect on April 1, 2016. The matter was brought before counci
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:29

[Canada] Hookah pipes banned in licensed Toronto establishments

Dozens of hookah bars across the GTA may soon be closing up shop after city council voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning the use of hookah pipes inside licensed establishments in the city. City councillors voted 34-3 in favour of the ban on the pip
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:28

[Canada] OCSH Urges the City of Ottawa to Follow Toronto’s Lead and Ban Hookah Smoking (PDF)

“There are no legal or scientific reasons preventing Ottawa from including hookah smoking in the indoor smoke-free bylaws.” Approximately 14% of Canadian youth between grades 9-12 have tried hookah smoking.3 A recent scientific study found that “Staff a
Ottawa-Carleton Council on Smoking and Health (OCCSH)/Smoke-Free Ottawa
added Nov 7, 2015 16:26

[Canada] VIDEO: Ottawa eyes hookah smoking ban in Toronto

With a large number of hookah bars here, there are a lot of nervous people tonight wondering what this means for their businesses. Smoking tobacco in hookah bars has been banned for some time in Ontario, under the ‘Smoke Free Ontario’ Act but now Toronto
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:24

[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
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