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Iran is losing its jihad on tobacco

Iran's anti-smoking efforts reflect the wider difficulties faced by the government: Tobacco use is a deeply ingrained habit, and appeals to Islamic values, which had an impact on other social issues years ago, have failed to win over the population. Whet
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 30, 2018 02:25
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Buying, using and possessing imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes will be illegal from Feb 1: MOH

From Feb 1, it will be illegal to buy, use and possess emerging and imitation tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco and shisha, as the first phase of amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act kick in
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Right Groups Demands Mass Action on Tobacco Control Act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has asserted that enforcing tobacco control laws in Nigeria is everyone’s duty; hence all hands must be on deck to ensure that the laws a
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:19
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[Kenya] Shisha smoking continues in Mombasa and Kilifi despite ban

A spot check over the weekend revealed that some entertainment joints in Nyali, Bamburi and Mtwapa were still offering the tobacco substance to revellers. The Nyali suburb is leading with a number of bars still selling the flavoured tobacco, with some o
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Jan 24, 2018 04:43
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[Canada] Many Unaware Of Cannabis, Hookah Smoking Health Risks

the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit is warning residents to steer clear of any kind of smoke, not just tobacco. National Non-Smoking Week, which runs until Saturday, is a coast-to-coast campaign that informs and educates Canadians about the dangers of to
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 23, 2018 22:56
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[Canada] Chatham-Kent Public Health unit warns of smoke dangers

Whether it comes from tobacco, marijuana, or a hookah pipe, the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit is warning of the dangers of smoke. That is the message of National Non-Smoking Week, which runs through this Saturday. Established in 1977 by the Canadian
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2018 01:09
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[Canada] Restaurateur drops charter challenge of Ottawa's hookah ban

Brian Mahmoud of the Lebanese Palace on Industrial Avenue argued that smoking the pipes is an important cultural practice in many Arab and Middle Eastern communities, and that banning the tradition amounted to a violation of the equality provisions in th
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:05
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Mahmoud and Lebanese Palace Inc. and Itaif v. City of Ottawa, 2017 ONSC 5138 (CanLII)

[28] For the reasons stated above, the applicants’ motion for an interlocutory injunction is dismissed.
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:03
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COLOMBEL: Still Blowing Smoke: How Hookah Has Become the New Cigarette

The sale of hookah and electronic cigarettes is just another one of their ploys to stay relevant in American society. The greed of the tobacco companies is an old one that most of us are aware of. But for some reason, we have chosen to become indifferent
Uloop
added Jan 17, 2018 09:05
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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