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Why Canada's cannabis community needs vapour lounges

“Once legalization comes in, where are people supposed to smoke? In the park, or are they expected to go to an alleyway? Vapour lounges are a much more civilized way of dealing with a problem," says Abi Roach, founder of Hot Box Café.
NOW Magazine (ca)
added May 27, 2017 14:35
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[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31
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[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31
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Will Belize Ban E-Smoking?

"...the national tobacco bill, the draft tobacco bill that we are making recommendations for legislation is looking at not only traditional tobacco products, but also the modern type tobacco products that are in 1 way or the other marketed to be sexy if y
7 News Belize (bz)
added Feb 1, 2017 14:07
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[Canada] Gateway Cigar Store blows away Ontario tobacco ban

Although Ontario has banned the sale of tobacco on university campuses, apparently not everyone has gotten the message. The Gateway Cigar Store at Keele campus continues to sell cigarettes under the counter for cash only. When confronted, store staff re
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:58
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[Canada] Western moves against vaping in campus 'clean air corridors'

Western is now following suit by banning students from vaping in designated areas called clear air corridors. What’s more, students within 10 meters of any entrance, window, air intake or loading dock are forbidden from vaping. According to the Clear th
Western Gazette (University of Western Ontario) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:18
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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Doctors: Smoking kills thousands of Romanians every year, the anti-smoking law shouldn’t be changed

Doctors believe that the new law that bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces shouldn’t be changed in any way as smoking kills thousands of Romanians every year. According to the Romanian Cardiology and Pneumology Society, diseases caused by smoking
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:22
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[Canada] The war on nicotine: Why we shouldn’t be so quick to ban vaping

David Sweanor...thinks that policies on vaping need to be based on a solid understanding of science and a recognition of individual rights....policies should be seen in a broader public health context of innovative alternative nicotine delivery systems pl
uOttawaInfo (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:06
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