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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] 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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[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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[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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[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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[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] 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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E-cigarettes: No smoke, but fiery debate

"Many people use them as a bridge product" to avoid smoke-free laws — and as a result, they delay or avoid quitting, says David Abrams, executive director of the Shroeder Institute, operated by the anti-tobacco group Legacy. He co-authored a study in the
USA Today
added Aug 19, 2012 03:44
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