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[Canada] Another win for non-smokers

The Weitzels dropped their BC Human Rights complaint against their chain-smoking neighbour after he agreed to install an expensive exhaust fan in his suite and now their strata complex has voted for a “no smoking allowed” bylaw last month.
Langley (BC) Times (ca)
added Jul 17, 2012 07:37
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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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[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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[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] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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[Canada] Rural Alberta bar manager says provincial laws hurting business

May says the 2008 law banning smoking inside bars hurt, but says the more recent drinking-and-driving regulation...was the fatal blow.... says he’s started to talk to a lawyer, and is considering a class-action lawsuit against the province. He's asking ot
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2014 10:14
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[Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
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[Czech Republic] Czech president, chain-smoker, approves smoking ban in bars

President Milos Zeman has put to an end the Czech Republic's status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. Zeman, a chain smoker, signed into law on Tuesday a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes after it was approved by both hous
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2017 19:42
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[Czech Republic] Health Minister submits modified anti-smoking bill on Monday

Nemecek will submit a new version of the anti-smoking bill, banning smoking of cigarettes and cigars in restaurants, but allowing electronic cigarettes and water pipes, to the government on Monday. The Health Ministry has prepared the bill, which CTK has
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added May 30, 2016 19:21
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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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