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[Canada] New e-cigarette industry says regulations off the mark

Despite Bhatnagar's perspective that e-cigarettes are safer, others contend that not enough research has been done on the long-term effects of the practice, known as vaping. Users are called vapers, since the devices emit water vapour, not smoke.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 9, 2015 21:43
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[Canada] Gasping for a solution to Hamilton's murky smoking bylaws

they are constantly surrounded by their neighbour’s smoke, which seeps up through the floorboards and vents. ... The laws around smoking in multi-unit buildings (both public housing and private properties) are murky and often misunderstood by even the lan
Metro (ca)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:36
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[New York] SCHWAB: A new smoking trend?

Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2012 19:21
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[Canada] Toronto council bans hookah smoking in city businesses

Council voted 34-3 to stop any hookah smoking — tobacco and otherwise — at city-licensed businesses, after recommendations from the city’s medical officer of health outlined significant risks to the public, including sending the wrong message to youth. “
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:31
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[Canada] St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbour

Pretty is four months’ pregnant and has asthma, and she says cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbour is making her ill...“I have it on good authority that the only way that cigarette smoke can hurt your fetus is if you smoke yourself,” responded t
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:18
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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[Canada] Toronto city council outlaws hookah bars, bans shisha smoking in lounges

Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigarette legislation coming this fall: N.S. health minister - Halifax

“Even if I wasn’t the health minister, I’m concerned about that as a citizen,” he said. Glavine’s comment were in response to a story by Global News about the confusion surrounding e-cigarette rules.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 8, 2014 08:30
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[China] Officials in Hebei vow to quit smoking to help fight air pollution

Chinafile reports that officials from Cangzhou City in Hebei province vowed to quit smoking in a (stupid, theatrical, useless) attempt to help combat the awful air conditions in the region. To prove the seriousness of the situation, a party official th
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:20
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