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[Canada] RICHERT: Lot of smoke and mirrors on 'vape' policy

But the absence of scientific data and concrete findings has not stopped Ontario. It recently introduced restrictive new rules ... In a period when not much is known about the health risks or benefits involved with vape culture, they will have to develop
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:30

[China] Beijing preps tough tobacco controls in smokers' paradise

The move follows the publication of draft regulations Monday for a tough nationwide ban on indoor smoking, limits on outdoor smoking and restrictions on tobacco advertising. If the larger ban passes, smokers could face fines up to $80.
USA Today
added Nov 28, 2014 13:20

[China, UK] Chinese smokers face cigarette ban in Beijing

The BBC's Michael Bristow said the plans could save some of the million or so Chinese who die of smoking-related illnesses each year. But previous bans have been ignored, he added.
BBC Online
added Nov 28, 2014 13:18
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[Asia] China Focus: Beijing passes bill to ban smoking in all indoor public places

Beijing adopted anti-smoking legislation to ban smoking in all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport vehicles on Friday. The draft regulation was passed by vote at a meeting of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People's Congress
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2014 13:04

[Canada] Federation of School Councils wants clearer e-cigarette regulations and bans

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School (NLFSC) Councils wants to see more finite regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes and it’s using Ontario as a guide.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:32

[Illinois] Indoor e-cig ban vote coming Monday in St. Charles

St. Charles aldermen will vote to punish illegal tobacco sales as much as the city does illegal alcohol sales when they meet Monday, and they'll ban indoor use of e-cigarettes where smoking is already banned.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Nov 28, 2014 12:26
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[Australia] E-cigarettes the same as traditional cigarettes under new Queensland law

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said while he believed there was still uncertainty over the device's health risks and effectiveness as a quit-aid, the government wasn't looking to ban them outright. Instead, they will now be treated the same as othe
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:24

Beijing Takes Historic Action to Reduce Smoking, Paves Way for National Law in China

Beijing's new law should spur further action in China and around the world to address an epidemic that will kill one billion people this century without urgent action now. By following Beijing's lead and adopting strong national tobacco control laws, Chin
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:11

[Asia] China mulls smoking scene ban on screen

China's National Health and Family Planning Commission has proposed in a draft a fine up to 30,000 yuan for showing smoking scenes in TV programs and films. According to the draft, all cigarette brands and cigarette advertisements are to be banned from a (cn)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:56

[Asia] China anti-smoking legislation draws plaudits, implementation concerns

Yang Gonghuan, deputy head of Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, said it is the first time China has considered state-level legislation on tobacco control, which has demonstrates the country's great determination on the issue. (cn)
added Nov 28, 2014 03:55
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