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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

[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

[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

[Canada] VIDEO: Vancouver to consider new e-cigarette regulations

On Tuesday, Councillors will be asked to consider bylaw amendments that would ban selling the battery-powered devices to minors, and force users to abide by the same rules as regular smokers.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:51

[Africa, Namibia] Support for public smoking ban

With the Tobacco Products Control Act No 1 of 2010 to be gazetted next month, after which it will be enforced, effectively banning people from smoking in public places, a random survey by New Era yesterday indicates that many people fully support what the
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Mar 5, 2014 13:38

[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes from city workplaces

Council voted Monday to treat e-cigarettes like real cigarettes in city workplaces. With no debate, council voted 36 to 2 to prohibit e-cigarette use in City of Toronto workplaces and “recommend the same” to the city’s agencies and corporations.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:46

[Canada] Northlands expands no smoking policy to include e-cigarettes

Northlands recently revamped its smoking policies, and is now banning e-cigarette use from all its facilities. “We were looking at the overall guest experience,” said Jennifer Sheehan, a spokesperson for Northlands. “From a guest perspective, smoke is s
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:32

[Canada] Red Deer bans e-cigarettes under local smoking bylaw

Clarification to existing bylaw states the devices fall under city's definition of 'smoking'
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 2, 2014 15:29

Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48

[Sudan] Shisha Smoking Makes Quiet Reappearance in Khartoum

Khartoum city authorities revoked the licences of shisha cafes two years ago after radical preachers said the practice - which involves inhaling flavored tobacco, or shisha, through a water pipe also known as a hookah or arghila - not only damaged the he
added May 3, 2013 02:37
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