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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario's new anti-smoking rules take effect, banning smoking from patios

The changes also added playgrounds, and sports fields to the places where people can no longer smoke. The revised legislation also bans the sale of tobacco products from university and college campuses.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 3, 2015 13:47
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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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Papua New Guinea Introduces Sweeping Smoking Ban

New laws expected to face widespread community opposition in a country where tobacco consumption is a national pastime
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Dec 10, 2011 00:00
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[Canada] Montreal's McGill University Bans E-Cigarettes

McGill officially changed its stance on e-cigs as of September 22nd, when the university's amendment was put in place, which equates e-cigs with their standard counterpart. So anywhere you can't smoke at McGill, you can now no longer vap it up.
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:39
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[Canada] Alberta exempting menthol cigarettes under flavoured tobacco ban

The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17
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[Canada] Ottawans split on e-cig ban

Seems there's not much difference between smoking and vaping in the eyes of Hogtown's decision-makers. Toronto city council voted Monday to ban e-cigarette use on city property, following a recent recommendation from its public health board.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Aug 27, 2014 12:25
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Palau Stubs Out Tobacco

As of March 15, 2012, Palau has banned all tobacco products, completing a seven year effort to limit tobacco use on the freely associated Island territory of the U.S.
Talk Radio News Service
added Sep 17, 2012 17:27
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[Canada] Toronto city council outlaws hookah bars, bans shisha smoking in lounges

Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33
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[Canada] City bans hookah smoking inside licensed businesses

Toronto Council voted 34-3 Wednesday to ban hookah smoking inside licensed businesses in Toronto, effective April 1, 2016. After a brief debate, council decided to extinguish indoor hookah smoking — even if it doesn’t involve tobacco. “We’re going to d
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:30
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[Canada] E-cigarette legislation coming this fall

As another e-cigarette store in Pictou County opened its doors, the provincial Department of Health continues to look at ways to legislate restrictions on the products.
Pictou County News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:52
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