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[Canada] LETT: City moving too slowly on patio smoking

Faced with a well-documented public health threat from smoking on bar and restaurant patios, this edition of city council seems to be satisfied to dither while cigarettes burn all over the city.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:40
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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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[Canada] Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario (2016) Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee (PDF) (473pp)

To answer the overall question, “Which interventions or set of interventions will have the greatest impact on reducing tobacco use in Ontario?, SFO-SAC 2016 reviewed, assessed and categorized a total of 56 interventions over the four pillar topics of i
Public Health Ontario (ca)
added May 2, 2017 16:41
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[Canada] Town requests feedback on new smoking regulations

Council is moving forward with new regulations in the municipal smoking bylaw... The matter was first raised in January by Counc. Jeff Toews due to smokers constantly smoking next to the entrances of the Spray Lake Family Sports Centre, which is already
Cochrane (AB) Times (ca)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28
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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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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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Most Romanians agree with the smoking ban but senators want to change the law

More than 70% of Romanians agree with the new law that bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces in Romania, including bars and coffee shops, according to a recent INSCOP survey. Only 28.7% of the respondents are against the new rules.
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 5, 2016 00:21
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[Canada] Canadian employer hasn’t hired a smoker in 30 years ‘and I’m proud of it,’ but the policy may be illegal

As Canadian public-health experts explore radical ideas to achieve a tobacco “endgame,” the Montreal-based entrepreneur has for decades struck his own uncompromising blow against cigarettes, refusing to hire anyone who smokes, on the job or in the sancti
National Post (ca)
added Feb 29, 2016 01:31
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[Czech Republic] MfD: President Zeman must pay for smoking in restaurant

had to pay 15,000 crowns for the privilege to smoke in a strictly non-smoking restaurant while on a visit to Brno on Thursday, daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) wrote Friday. Smoking in such a restaurant is a presidential privilege, but the president has to
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Nov 16, 2015 20:42
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