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[Canada] Smoking bylaw change 'long overdue', says Saskatchewan Lung Association

Following city council’s vote to approve the expanded smoking bylaw, which will ban smoking and vaping on restaurant and bar patios and in all city-owned public spaces, Jennifer May with the Saskatchewan Lung Association was all smiles.
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added May 30, 2017 23:32

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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
added Oct 5, 2014 02:51

[Idaho] NIC: Tobacco-Free no more

“There’s a compromise,” said Dean of Students and Director of Health Services Linda Michals. “We’ve created some smoking areas for people to be able to smoke.” Alex Harris, director of student development, said the large number of students that refused
NIC Sentinel (North Idaho College)
added Sep 16, 2013 22:07

[Montana] Are Great Falls 'smoke shacks' violating the Clean Indoor Air Act?

At issue are so-called ‘smoke shacks’ attached to the casinos. These ventilated rooms allow people to smoke, drink and use gaming machines. Bar owners are open-air vents in the rooms make them technically not indoor, enclosed, spaces.
Montana Public Radio
added Jul 31, 2013 19:48

[Africa, Kenya] State urged to enforce Tobacco Act

Speaking at Safari Park Hotel during a 'No To Tobacco's takeholders meeting yesterday, Vincent Kimosop from International Institute for Legislative Affairs said the government has done little to enforce the Tobacco Control Act.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added May 22, 2013 08:53

[New Jersey] Revel will set up smoking area on casino floor as part of bankruptcy plan

Atlantic City's only smoke-free casino will soon allow patrons to light up on the gambling floor. As part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Revel says it plans to create a smoking area on the casino floor.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 26, 2013 15:11
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