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[Canada] Vancouver city council looking at putting restrictions on e-cigarettes

Many smokers in Vancouver have gotten away with lighting up in public places by using electronic cigarettes, but that could change soon. Currently, there is no by-law restricting electronic, or e-cigarettes, in Vancouver but next week city council will
GlobalTV (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:53
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[Solomon Islands] WE’VE REACHED CRISIS POINT

“Second-hand smoke has now reached crisis point in Solomon Islands,” Dr Geoff Kenilorea of the Ministry of Health, warned. “This is a big issue and one that we must address.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jan 20, 2014 00:52
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Starbucks Smoking Ban Starts Today: Customers To Boycott Starbucks, First Chain To Say No To Smokers on Patio [VIDEO]

Starbucks' smoking ban begins today, and several customers have shown their resistance to the Starbucks' ban on smoking by boycotting the store and its products.
KpopStarz.com
added Jun 2, 2013 11:10
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[Canada] PLATT: Clearing the smoke — unlike other places, no rush to judgment on indoor vaping in Calgary 33

these are metals you don’t want to be passively inhaling and proof that for once, Calgary city council’s decision to meddle in an issue outside of taxes, trash and transportation is probably a good thing, even if the motivation is hazy.
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 13:44
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[Canada] Smoking while driving with kids is illegal

in some areas - including B.C. - it is already illegal to smoke in a vehicle if in the presence of children. Those caught smoking in a vehicle with children under 16 are subject to a $109 fine. Since 2006, several communities across North America have
The NOW Tri-Cities (ca)
added May 23, 2014 11:08
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[Canada] Hookah pipes banned in licensed Toronto establishments

Dozens of hookah bars across the GTA may soon be closing up shop after city council voted overwhelmingly in favour of banning the use of hookah pipes inside licensed establishments in the city. City councillors voted 34-3 in favour of the ban on the pip
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:28
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[Canada] New e-cigarette industry says regulations off the mark

Despite Bhatnagar's perspective that e-cigarettes are safer, others contend that not enough research has been done on the long-term effects of the practice, known as vaping. Users are called vapers, since the devices emit water vapour, not smoke.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 9, 2015 21:43
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[Canada] St. John's school bans electronic cigarettes, students still vaping

Waterford Valley High in St. John's says it has zero tolerance for electronic cigarettes, but some students say the new smokes are popular on and off school grounds. "The [vice] principal ... made an announcement that he doesn't want any vaping in school
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 16, 2015 08:04
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[Canada] Gasping for a solution to Hamilton's murky smoking bylaws

they are constantly surrounded by their neighbour’s smoke, which seeps up through the floorboards and vents. ... The laws around smoking in multi-unit buildings (both public housing and private properties) are murky and often misunderstood by even the lan
Metro (ca)
added Jul 30, 2014 05:36
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[Canada] Smoke-free condos on the rise in BC

Smoke-free Housing B.C. has been pushing for a ban on smoking in buildings for 10 years, but advocates say the concept is starting to take off with more than 100 apartment buildings now entirely smoke-free. 'Your right to smoke stops when the air hits m
CBC News (ca)
added May 30, 2014 05:54
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