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[Mexico] Cigarette smoking up between 2011, 2016

Smoking rates in Mexico increased over the past five years despite campaigns, initiatives and laws to discourage tobacco use, a national survey reveals. The 2016-2017 National Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption Survey (Endocat) showed that smoking pr
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Dec 12, 2017 03:21
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[Canada] Let’s have licensed pot lounges, Victoria councillors urge B.C.

Councillors also recommend that provincial regulations ensure that clean-air bylaws protecting others, including employees, from second-hand smoke also apply to cannabis smoke. Coun. Geoff Young said it’s important to avoid the “ridiculous situation” tha
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] Warnings before fines as Regina looks to ease smokers into new bylaw

Regina's new bylaw prohibiting smoking and vaping on patios and some other outdoor areas comes into effect Saturday, but it won't be enforced with an iron fist — at least, not to begin with. The city says initial enforcement efforts will focus on volunta
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 15, 2017 02:58
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[Canada] Butt-out outdoors: Indoor smoking ban could extend to Winnipeg patios

Winnipeg was one of the first cities to hang a no smoking sign in all restaurants back in 2003, but is soon to be the very last to butt-out patio smoking. Coun. John Orlikow is among a few city councillors interested in extending smoking bans to patios, p
Metro (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:55
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[Canada] Ottawa Public Health ponders where marijuana can be used

The December 2017 federal task force report on cannabis legalization and regulation argued that no matter what the source, second-hand smoke is a health hazard and an imposition. The report also expressed concern that smoking or vaping cannabis in public
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added May 1, 2017 12:46
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[Canada] IRVINE: New 'tobacco' control bill is ill-conceived

As it stands, Quebec’s Tobacco Act (to be renamed the Tobacco Control Act) is designed to protect youth from the lure of smoking, to protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and to protect smokers from themselves by limiting their nicotine intake in va
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 21, 2015 13:38
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[Canada] Quebec bar owners vow to fight patio smoking ban

Nine years after smoking was banned in Quebec's bars and restaurants, business owners are vowing to fight the government over extending the law to patios. "It's nice to say we're going to ban smoking, but where are we going to put these people?" Renaud P
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added May 4, 2015 19:03
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[Asia, India] Government proposes fine for smoking in public places,ban on sale of loose cigarettes

Brushing aside opposition, the government today moved to amend the anti- smoking law and proposed radical changes, including ban on sale of loose cigarettes and raising the minimum age of a person buying tobacco products to 21 years from existing 18.
Sahara News Network (in)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:16
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[Canada] Smoking restrictions kick in Jan. 1

New Ontario regulations that ban smoking on all bar and restaurant patios take effect Jan. 1. At the same time, the province is prohibiting smoking on or around playgrounds and publicly-owned sports fields. The Ontario government will also no longer al
Timmins (ONT) Daily Press (ca)
added Jan 1, 2015 11:50
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[Oregon, Washington] Vancouver Pushes for Pot Lounges to Get Around Smoking Ban

Vancouver weed businesses are pushing for pot lounges where tourists from out of state and abroad can smoke, a move that requires getting around the state's smoking ban. Washington's struggle for pot lounges could be a prelude to problems in Oregon if v
GoLocalPDX
added Oct 5, 2014 02:51
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