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[Canada] Toronto considers ban on 'vaping' wherever regular cigarettes are already banned

Dr. David McKeown, the city’s medical officer of health, recommends that unless the province steps in with regulations, Toronto should “prohibit e-cigarette use in Toronto wherever smoking is currently prohibited under local or provincial legislation.”
Canada.com (ca)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:26
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[Canada] Nunavut woman launches petition to ban smoking inside multi-unit buildings

Sharon Angnakak is looking for 1,000 Nunavummiut willing to support a territory-wide ban on indoor smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. Last week the Iqaluit woman launched an online petition drive to gain support from 1,000 people in Nunavut for this g
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:52
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[Saudi Arabia] Shisha shops not included in under-18 tobacco ban

Shisha shops, cafes and restaurants are not included in a recent ban implemented by the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 18, a Ministry of Health official said.
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:13
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[Canada] E-cigarette, flavoured tobacco laws coming to P.E.I.

There are details yet to be worked out, such as whether the flavoured tobacco ban would cover menthol cigarettes. Those specifics will be drawn up later in regulations. When a flavoured tobacco ban was introduced recently in Nova Scotia it was opposed
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:18
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[Canada] Quebec on e-cigarettes: No sale to minors, no 'vaping' in public

The Quebec government may soon crack down on the sale of electronic cigarettes, if Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois has her way. Charlebois wants the sale of e-cigarettes to minors banned. She also wants to apply the same rules to e-cigarettes as
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:35
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[Canada] 10 things you need to know about Ontario's new smoking bans

Ontario’s Liberal government will ban smoking on patios at bars and restaurants as of Jan. 1, 2015, but that’s not all the sweeping new regulation imposes. .. The new regulation under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act bans smoking anywhere “the public is ordina
Canada.com (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:16
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[Canada] Zero tickets issued under Toronto's no smoking bylaw

Despite increased restrictions and prominent signage, many smokers are still lighting up near public buildings on Toronto's streets. There were no charges laid in the city, despite 212 complaints concerning smoking in public areas last year, CTV News has
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 14:55
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[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
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[Canada] ‘Vaping’ loyalists battle for e-cigarette acceptance

But ah, that word — smoking! It's verboten among the tens of thousands of people in this country who have taken up the tobacco alternative in recent years. "We're vapers," Kate Ackerman says emphatically. "Cigarettes produce smoke. So that's smoking. E
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:20
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[Canada] Court rules against condo with smoking cigar

The recent court decision means condo boards must act quickly to deal with second-hand smoke complaints.... What happened to MacKay and Cheney was probably the worst example of second-hand smoke migration ever to reach a Canadian courtroom.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:34
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