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[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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[Canada] Councillors approve comprehensive citywide smoking ban

Following a presentation by the Sudbury and District Health Unit, council passed resolutions directing staff to prepare laws banning smoking on city property, as well as on outdoor bar patios. Facilities such as Pioneer Manor are exempt – it’s covered by
Northern Life (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:30
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Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48
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U.S. Virgin Islands bans smoking at protected beaches

has banned smoking at all beaches inside its national park system. The smoking ban covers cigars and pipes as well as cigarettes and is enforced from within 15 metres of the shoreline.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 20:53
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[Canada] Comment: Smoking bylaw takes effect at opportune time

Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Call off the war on smokers

At best, these new prohibitions, as harsh as they are impractical, look like solutions in search of a problem. At worst, they seem harassing and vindictive, as if smokers, rather than smoking, were the target. We are, after all, in the realm of the great
National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:39
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[Canada] Condo complex bans smoking in all units, on grounds

Local residents are breathing easier thanks to major steps taken by two housing organizations to create smoke-free environments. Auburn Village Gardens, a 52-unit condominium complex in Peterborough, voted to make its building and grounds 100 per cent sm
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Feb 5, 2014 09:56
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[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds, sports fields

It will soon be illegal to smoke on patios, playgrounds and public sports fields in Ontario. The provincial government said Friday it is enacting regulatory changes to make good on previously announced tobacco control measures. The changes take effect o
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 08:37
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[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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[UK] Town declares parks smoke-free

A number of parks in a town are to be declared "designated smokefree sites". Signs will go up at entrances to 13 parks and playing fields in Blackpool, Lancashire, to warn visitors that children need protecting from smoking in open air.
Ashbourne News Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 14, 2012 22:01
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