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[Canada] Business owner decries Calgary's proposed rules for e-cigarettes

An Alberta woman who sells vaporizers says a report going before a Calgary city council committee Tuesday — recommending extending the city's smoking bylaw to e-cigarettes — is "excessively restrictive." "It's not the same thing and it's easy to classif
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:45
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment

PROGGA and The Daily Star recently organised a roundtable on "Tobacco Control Law & Smoke-free Environment". Here we publish a summary of the discussions...on March 12 this year the government has finalized necessary rules of the Law. It clearly delineat
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Apr 30, 2015 13:24
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[Jamaica] LIAT bans e-cigarettes in checked luggage

Regional airline LIAT has announced that e-cigarettes are prohibited for carriage in checked luggage on the airline's services, effective immediately.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Mar 10, 2015 16:40
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[Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Stivers cites absurd reason for blocking statewide smoking ban

If Stivers is determined to block this long overdue public health protection — which, by the way, has bipartisan support in both chambers — he at least should come clean and explain his real reasons.
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Jan 13, 2015 15:04
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Taiwan's new traffic regulations include smoking ban

Motor vehicle drivers caught smoking while driving on busy roads will soon be fined 600 new Taiwan dollar (US$18.9), according to a package of amendments coming into force next year aimed at raising the penalties for various offenses affecting traffic
Asia News Network (ANN) (th)
added Dec 25, 2014 02:04
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[Netherlands] Total ban on smoking in bars will be delayed again

Just 57% of the Netherlands' bars and cafes now keep to the ban on smoking. Some 61% of discos and 88% of cafes which serve food are smoke free, according to health ministry inspectors.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:36
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[Canada] Editorial: E-cigarettes should be regulated like tobacco

the wait-and-see approach is backfiring disastrously. It is urgent that the electronic devices that mimic the act, appearance and sensations of smoking while claiming to be something wholly other, be regulated like traditional tobacco. This means an imme
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 05:21
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[Jamaica] Deadline for tobacco regulations compliance today

inesses to ensure that they meet today's deadline to comply with the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations. "There will be major consequences for business places such as hotels, clubs and bars [that] do not adhere to the requirements of the Public
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:57
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Americans Favor Ban on Smoking in Public, but Not Total Ban

A majority of Americans, 56%, are in favor of making smoking in public places illegal. This is in line with what Gallup has measured since 2011. By contrast, until 2008, Gallup found most Americans were opposed to a ban on smoking in public places, with a
Gallup Organization
added Jul 30, 2014 06:24
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France to ban electronic cigarettes from all public places and subject them to the same tight rules as tobacco

The move has sparked outrage among sellers and users of the battery-powered devices which contain liquid nicotine that is turned into a vapor when inhaled. Health Minister Marisol Touraine confirmed reports that a ban would go ahead on France’s Europe 1
World Observer Online
added Jul 29, 2014 02:10
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