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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
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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[Czech Republic, Europe] Czech government approves ban on smoking in restaurants and bars

Czech government approved a draft bill to ban smoking in restaurants and bars and move the country into line with restrictions in place in much of the European Union. The Czech Republic is the last EU member to allow unrestricted smoking in restaurants. P
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:39
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[Czech Republic] Anti-smoking bill advances in lower house

Czech Health Minister Svatopluk Němeček (Social Democrats, ČSSD) provoked a lively debate in the Chamber of Deputies when he brought a funerary urn to the plenary session that eventually approved a closely watched bill banning smoking in restaurants in fi
Prague Post (cz)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:42
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[Canada] Toronto medical officer calls for e-cigarette ban

Toronto's medical officer of health wants the city to ban the use of e-cigarettes anywhere smoking is prohibited if the province doesn't enact its own legislation to restrict their use by next year. Dr. David McKeown would like to see the province prohib
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:53
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[Canada] Toronto Public Health calls for e-cigarette ban

A report going to the Board of Health next Monday recommends asking the province to prohibit e-cigarette use wherever smoking is already prohibited, to prohibit the sale of flavoured e-cigarette products, prohibit e-cigarette displays in retail stores an
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Aug 12, 2014 16:00
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[Canada] Ontario moves to regulate e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco

Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41
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[Chile] Smoking in Latin America: Stubbed out

This month Chile became the 14th Latin American country to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces. Chile’s conversion is significant, since it is something of a smokers’ corner. The World Health Organisation says over 40% of Chileans smoke, compared with 2
The Economist
added Mar 28, 2013 10:02
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[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigarette legislation coming this fall: N.S. health minister - Halifax

“Even if I wasn’t the health minister, I’m concerned about that as a citizen,” he said. Glavine’s comment were in response to a story by Global News about the confusion surrounding e-cigarette rules.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 8, 2014 08:30
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Kosovo adopts strong and comprehensive tobacco control law

Kosovo has adopted a comprehensive tobacco control law in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC). The measures include: 100% smoke-free indoor public places, workplaces, and public transportation, as well as specified outdo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 13:39
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