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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-cigarette ban rejected for Greater Victoria parks

members of the planning, transportation and protective services committee said that since the effects of e-cigarettes are still unknown, including them in the bylaw would probably be premature. Some wondered whether the regulation of e-cigarettes even fal
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 1, 2014 14:21
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[Canada] New West council can't agree where smokers should butt out

The Fraser Health Authority wants the city to ban smoking in parks as part of a larger plan to reduce secondhand smoke, but council is grappling with some of the proposed restrictions.
The Record (Burnaby, BC) (ca)
added Feb 14, 2014 11:25
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban up in smoke

Councillors approved a ban on smoking hookahs inside licensed establishments such as bars, restaurants, stores, cafes and lounges, but then voted to reopen the item at the request of Councillor Giorgio Mammoliti — who missed the initial vote. The propos
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:11
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Oman health: The Sultanate prohibits tobacco trade in all forms

Muscat: Sale of chewing tobacco in all its forms and brands is strictly prohibited in Oman, the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) has reiterated. Speaking to the Times of Oman, a senior PACP official said that the law was enacted as chewin
Times of Oman (om)
added May 4, 2015 19:32
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia bans smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking. The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) ordered authorities to immed
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:03
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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[Canada] Condo owner's smoking a potentially cloudy issue

if there are any issues with respect to ventilation, this may be the responsibility of the condominium corporation. Be careful what you ask for, as you may get it, along with a big special assessment fee.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Mar 8, 2015 10:06
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[Canada] Ontario to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds, sports fields

It will soon be illegal to smoke on patios, playgrounds and public sports fields in Ontario. The provincial government said Friday it is enacting regulatory changes to make good on previously announced tobacco control measures. The changes take effect o
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 08:37
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[Barbados] New rules for E-Cigarettes

Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. This was revealed by Minister of Health, John Boyce, yesterday at the opening of the subregional workshop on Tobacco Taxation for English-speaking Caribbe
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:51
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