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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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[Canada] Vaping: The battle for acceptance is rising

The vapour electronic cigarettes produce is all but odourless and, many argue, far, far safer than tobacco smoke for users and anyone within second-hand range. While odourless, however, so called e-cigarettes are producing the stench of controversy as th
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:27
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Ethiopia passes law banning smoking in public

Ethiopian House of Peoples’ Representatives pass a new tobacco control proclamation. The proclamation prohibits smoking in public places and it also includes putting enormous taxes on and increasing the price of cigarettes.
Ethiosports
added Jan 22, 2014 19:46
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[Canada] McGill could be next smoke-free campus

McGill University in Montreal is looking to join a growing list of smoke-free campuses in Canada. The Students’ Society of McGill University will vote Thursday night whether to implement the policy, which could take up to five years to carry out.
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:59
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Mauritius set to ban public smoking

Minister of Health and Quality of life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo. Mr Bundoo outlined that a complete ban of smoking in public places will become a reality in the next coming weeks.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 12, 2012 11:25
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[Canada] City looks to ban smoking in public places

city council approved draft legislation aimed at banning all forms of smoking and use of vaporizers (such as electronic cigarettes, pipes or hookahs) from bus shelters, outdoor sports facilities, vehicles for hire, city-owned or leased facilities, parks a
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Sep 2, 2015 10:16
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[Europe] As regulators wrestle with e-smokes, the tobacco industry is changing fast

The goal, according to Clive Bates, a former director of Action on Smoking and Health, a British campaigning group, and a tireless advocate of e-cigarettes, is not to lose the chance of millions of smokers switching in whole or in part to a relatively ben
The Economist
added Sep 27, 2013 00:35
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[Bhutan] Violators of tobacco rules and regulations fined

Five offices and seven hotels in Phuentsholing were penalised for violating the tobacco rules and regulations after a surprise inspection. The offices included a government agency, three corporations including two media houses and a private organisation.
BBS.bt (bt)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:05
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[Canada] City employees prohibited from smoking e-cigs in municipal buildings, vehicles

The city of Montreal has banned its employees from puffing on e-cigarettes inside city-owned buildings and vehicles. Employees received a notice Tuesday about the policy, saying e-cigarettes are considered to be the same as regular cigarettes and thus fa
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:25
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[USA] Canada: E-Cigarettes: A Hazy Status In The Workplace

Employers should continue to monitor Health Canada's regulatory advisories regarding e-cigarettes. Employers with questions about establishing policies or how to adapt e-cigarettes to your current workplace policies should contact one of our members of M
Mondaq
added Jul 18, 2014 16:03
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