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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] E-cigarettes in Toronto (PDF)

This report recommends that the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA) to include e-cigarettes, such that the Act would prohibit e-cigarette use wherever cigarette use is currently prohibited in Ontario; and prohibi
City of Toronto (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:56
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2013's Biggest Tobacco Stories

If there's one thing you can say about the tobacco category, it's that it's never boring, and 2013 was no exception. Here are five of the biggest news stories from this past year (in order of date):
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 28, 2013 01:47
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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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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] Transition to smoke-free environments can create conflict: Coady

Wells, who suffers from several health conditions, including COPD and asthma, currently lives across the hallway from one of those smokers who is exempt from the 2009 policy. Wells has been trying to convince Newfoundland and Labrador Housing to reverse
Western Star (ca)
added Oct 29, 2015 09:44
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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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[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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[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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