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[Canada] Legions, First Nations exempt from new anti-smoking rules

None of the Smoke Free Ontario Act, including smoking inside a restaurant or even an office, applies on First Nations reserves either — although some reserves have passed their own bylaws against smoking.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 9, 2015 12:45
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[Canada] E-cigarettes should be regulated similar to tobacco: Heart and Stroke Foundation

wants the federal government to move quickly to regulate electronic cigarettes in much the same way as tobacco products. Manuel Arango, a foundation spokesman, said that should include banning e-cigarettes from use in public places and workplaces and not
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 21:56
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[Canada] LETTERS: Two takes on e-cigarette ban

ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited is a sensible first step ... / Toronto Public Health should be handing out e-cigarettes for free, like they do with condoms, because they could form part of a very effective tobacco harm-reduction
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:27
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[UK] Wirral pensioner kicked off public transport because of his electronic cigarette

A PENSIONER went back to smoking after his fake cigarette saw him kicked out of pubs and slung off buses.
Wirral News Group (uk)
added Jul 20, 2012 12:16
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[Canada] Kimberley’s smoking bylaw proving difficult to enforce

“We need to find a way to communicate how the city intends to enforce that bylaw,” he said. “We have no bylaw officer on weekends or evenings. I don’t agree with establishing a smoking area. Second hand smoke has been proven to be a health hazard. Now is
Kimberly (BC) Daily Bulletin (ca)
added Apr 26, 2017 01:25
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[Canada] BC judge tells man he must quit smoking in his condo ahead of human rights challenge

A “life-long smoker” has been ordered to butt out inside his Langley, B.C., apartment while he waits to challenge his condo corporation with a human rights complaint. A British Columbia Supreme Court judge has concluded that Paul Aradi must follow a no-s
National Post (ca)
added Jan 28, 2016 20:19
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[Canada] Condo complex bans smoking in all units, on grounds

Local residents are breathing easier thanks to major steps taken by two housing organizations to create smoke-free environments. Auburn Village Gardens, a 52-unit condominium complex in Peterborough, voted to make its building and grounds 100 per cent sm
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Feb 5, 2014 09:56
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[Canada] Jesse Kline: Can legislators please tell us why, exactly, new restrictions on e-cigarettes are necessary?

Ontario recently passed Bill 45, the (Forcing You Into) Making Healthier Choices Act, with all-party support. ... Arbitrarily placing draconian restrictions on a thing for no good reason is not something that governments should be doing in a free country
National Post (ca)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:52
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[China, North Carolina] The Chinese Government Is Getting Rich Selling Cigarettes

China National runs more than 160 cigarette brands, manufactured in about 100 factories across the country, and uses its earnings to invest in banks, luxury hotels, a hydroelectric plant, a golf course, and even drugmakers. Most of its money goes to its o
Bloomberg News
added Feb 11, 2015 23:34
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[Czech Republic] Number of MPs aim to weaken anti-smoking legislation in name of smokers' rights

A group of MPs from the opposition and more significantly within the ruling coalition have made clear their intent to try and soften legislation aimed at banning smoking at all Czech restaurants, bars and similar premises. Although the proposal passed in
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:56
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