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[New York] Sen. Kevin Parker: It’s time to stub out the tobacco epidemic in Brooklyn

I have introduced S.2687 which by increasing the sales tax on a pack of cigarettes makes the cost prohibitive to young people. In addition, my bill S2790 seeks to prohibit the installation of cigarette vending machines within 350 feet of a school, church
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Jun 5, 2015 05:47

[Europe] All forms of smoking detrimental to cardiac health

"Electronic cigarettes may be moderately effective in helping smokers quit, but they need the same marketing restrictions as cigarettes to avoid uptake by young people and non-smokers," said Professor Joep Perk. The ESC advocates regulation of electronic
Medical Xpress (
added Jun 3, 2015 21:40
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[Africa, Uganda] WOMEN and youths have shifted from Tobacco use to smoking Shisha.

According to a recent study done by the ministry of health and other partners, 62 percent of the entertainment places in Kampala, Mukono, Wakiso and Entebbe were serving Shisha to women an
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:39
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Shisha cafe licensing by government agencies ‘flouting UAE’s tobacco laws’

Shisha cafes are still being granted permission to open in residential areas and near schools, a member of the Federal National Council said on Tuesday. Marwan bin Ghalita (Dubai) said some government entitities were flouting the country’s tobacco laws,
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jun 3, 2015 21:37

[Asia-pacific] Why Singapore still needs tobacco control measures

can Singapore afford to lighten up on lighting up? Why is increased vigilance needed when smoking rates are relatively low? The reality is that tobacco use continues to have a wide-ranging negative impact on society, and the case for prevention and cessa
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:09

[Canada] BILL 44 An Act to Amend the Smoke-free Places Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows: 1 Section 1 of the Smoke-free Places Act, chapter 222 of the Revised Statutes, 2011, is amended (b) to inhale or exhale vapour from an elect
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added May 30, 2015 17:15
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[Canada] Society congratulates province for banning smoking in public places frequented by children

supports the Government of New Brunswick's announcement today to expand the Smoke-Free Places Act to include a ban on smoking in public places frequented by children. "We are pleased to see the Government of New Brunswick taking steps toward protecting t
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 30, 2015 17:11

[Europe, UK] Warning over shisha and e-cigarettes as doctors reveal they damage the heart - and those who smoke hookah inhale MORE toxins than cigarettes

'It beats everything. There has been a lot of research over the past two to three years which makes us very clear that all tobacco use, including the waterpipe, smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, is simply not good for your health.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 13:17

[Asia, India] Chandigarh imposes complete ban on nicotine sale

The high court, while disposing a public interest litigation by the Burning Brain Society, had observed that the menace of nicotine could not be resolved only by closing down offending hookah bars. Punjab and Haryana, along with the Union Territory of
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 28, 2015 08:37

[Canada] Proposed hookah ban discriminatory and hurtful to business, Toronto restaurateur says

“I would absolutely call it (discrimination),” says Younes Regragui, owner of the Desert Rose Restaurant in Toronto. “In the Middle Eastern community, (the hookah) has been embedded in our culture for centuries. If you sit in a family gathering and if y
National Post (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:34
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