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[Canada] New West council can't agree where smokers should butt out

The Fraser Health Authority wants the city to ban smoking in parks as part of a larger plan to reduce secondhand smoke, but council is grappling with some of the proposed restrictions.
The Record (Burnaby, BC) (ca)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:25
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[Canada] No smoking in parks bylaw takes effect

Innisfil residents who tell cigarette smokers to butt out when they light up near playgrounds, beaches and sports fields now have a bylaw to back them up. And town is reminding visitors to Innisfil Beach Park and other town parks about the anti-smoking r
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 24, 2014 15:44
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Even Outside, Harmful Smoke Spreads

A recent study in Environmental Health Perspectives found that nonsmokers who visited outdoor restaurants and bars where smoking was allowed had elevated levels of tobacco-related chemicals in the body compared with people at a smoke-free control site.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 14, 2012 07:42
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking bylaw needs to be reworked

It’s a shame and somewhat embarrassing that our political leaders – municipal and provincial – haven’t taken the lead with an all-out smoking ban.... Moose Jaw wouldn’t be the first community to enforce an outdoor public smoking ban, but here’s a case whe
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:35
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Maldives declares no smoking zones from 2013

A regulation has been publicized today that limits smoking in public areas in the Maldives from January 1, 2013.
Haveeru Daily (mv)
added Oct 9, 2012 04:38
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[Canada] AUDIO: A beach party targeting candy-flavoured tobacco products

Smokers may beg to differ, but a local poll suggests more people than not prefer smoke-free local beaches. That from the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, which also tells us members of its youth program HEAT will head to Port Dover beach on the last day o
CD98.9 (Simcoe, ON) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2012 03:13
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[Canada] City looks to ban smoking in public places

city council approved draft legislation aimed at banning all forms of smoking and use of vaporizers (such as electronic cigarettes, pipes or hookahs) from bus shelters, outdoor sports facilities, vehicles for hire, city-owned or leased facilities, parks a
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:16
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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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[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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Victoria considers the toughest smoking bylaw in Canada | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio

so tough, some councillors believe it can't possibly be enforced. ... Smokers would be prevented from lighting up in any public square, playground, park, or on a sidewalk within 7 metres of a building ... something critics say would make it practically i
CBC News (ca)
added May 7, 2014 13:55
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