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[Canada] Smoking ban on patios sought

In an unexpected move Wednesday, council approved a plan to ask provincial health authorities to investigate the idea of banning smoking on outdoor patios.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 27, 2014 12:57
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Ethiopian Lawmakers Enact Anti-Tobacco Law

House of Representatives has reportedly ratified the World Health Authority's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which places limitations on the sale and use of cigarettes. Besides a ban on smoking in public, the proclamation also includes p
Zegabi (ke)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:41
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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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[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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[Canada] Smoking ban on bar patios won’t harm businesses, says Ontario. Don’t be so sure, counters industry group

However, the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel and Motel Association said many of its members went out of business because of the original smoking ban while others are still struggling, and called the expanded ban to patios “unfair.” Association president and CE
Canadian Press
added Nov 11, 2014 05:20
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[Canada] Hookah ban to take effect in Toronto, starting April 1

The city is taking a soft approach as it ushers in a ban on hookah smoking in bars and lounges. Thursday is the last day for Torontonians to legally enjoy a hookah puff, as new regulations take effect on April 1. A motion to ban the smoking water pipes p
Metro (ca)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22
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[Canada] E-cigarettes a growing trend at Riverview High School

Officials at Riverview High School are trying to crack down on a growing number of students using e-cigarettes on school property and in some cases inside the school building. ..."We had an announcement the other day saying they banned e-smokes but people
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:45
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[Canada] Councillors approve comprehensive citywide smoking ban

Following a presentation by the Sudbury and District Health Unit, council passed resolutions directing staff to prepare laws banning smoking on city property, as well as on outdoor bar patios. Facilities such as Pioneer Manor are exempt – it’s covered by
Northern Life (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:30
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Solomon Islands to start enforcing new Tobacco Control laws

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has announced it has started with putting no smoking stickers on buses, taxis and government vehicles. The Ministry of Health says smokers found smoking in public vehicles could be fined up to 2,750 US dollars
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Nov 20, 2013 12:53
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[Canada] St. John's couple fuming over smoking neighbour

Pretty is four months’ pregnant and has asthma, and she says cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbour is making her ill...“I have it on good authority that the only way that cigarette smoke can hurt your fetus is if you smoke yourself,” responded t
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 19, 2014 02:18
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