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[Canada] E-cigarette ban rejected for Greater Victoria parks

members of the planning, transportation and protective services committee said that since the effects of e-cigarettes are still unknown, including them in the bylaw would probably be premature. Some wondered whether the regulation of e-cigarettes even fal
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:21
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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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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] 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] 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] 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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[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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[Canada] Cobourg strengthens no-smoking rules

Town of Cobourg has prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public places. The move follows recent changes to provincial legislation making it illegal to smoke on and around children's playgrounds and publicly owned sports fields and su
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:30
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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] 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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