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[Canada] E-Cigarettes could soon be regulated in Alberta

Alberta’s new Health Minister considers e-cigarettes “dangerous”, and wants to impose rules on their use and sale. Stephen Mandel says he wants new regulations in place “as soon as possible”.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:22
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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] 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] 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] ROSS: Don't Take Away the Joy of Cigarettes From the Mentally Ill

I agree with Ms DiManno who ended her column with "It's the maniacs -- and their bureaucratic enablers -- who've taken over the asylum." It is time for a change in management at CAMH.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:20
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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] Kelowna considers banning e-cigarettes

Kelowna city council is considering banning e-cigarettes in some public spaces after getting a written request from Interior Health. “Interior Health supports the City of Kelowna to act immediately and amend bylaw to stop the growing use of e-cigarettes
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 24, 2015 02:57
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