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[Canada] EDITORIAL: National Post View: Call off the war on smokers

At best, these new prohibitions, as harsh as they are impractical, look like solutions in search of a problem. At worst, they seem harassing and vindictive, as if smokers, rather than smoking, were the target. We are, after all, in the realm of the great
National Post (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:39
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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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[Canada] Science Reporting Caution: Be careful what you claim from a study

Sunday Edition featured an essay by host Michael Enright about a new study that questions the link between second-hand smoke and lung cancer ... Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud, asked for a review. They felt the essay and its retraction were inaccur
CBC Ombudsman (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:05
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[Canada] Condo complex bans smoking in all units, on grounds

Local residents are breathing easier thanks to major steps taken by two housing organizations to create smoke-free environments. Auburn Village Gardens, a 52-unit condominium complex in Peterborough, voted to make its building and grounds 100 per cent sm
Peterborough This Week (ca)
added Feb 5, 2014 09:56
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[Canada] Jesse Kline: Can legislators please tell us why, exactly, new restrictions on e-cigarettes are necessary?

Ontario recently passed Bill 45, the (Forcing You Into) Making Healthier Choices Act, with all-party support. ... Arbitrarily placing draconian restrictions on a thing for no good reason is not something that governments should be doing in a free country
National Post (ca)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:52
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U.S. Virgin Islands bans smoking at protected beaches

has banned smoking at all beaches inside its national park system. The smoking ban covers cigars and pipes as well as cigarettes and is enforced from within 15 metres of the shoreline.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 20:53
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[Czech Republic] Number of MPs aim to weaken anti-smoking legislation in name of smokers' rights

A group of MPs from the opposition and more significantly within the ruling coalition have made clear their intent to try and soften legislation aimed at banning smoking at all Czech restaurants, bars and similar premises. Although the proposal passed in
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:56
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[Canada] E-cigarettes should be regulated similar to tobacco: Heart and Stroke Foundation

wants the federal government to move quickly to regulate electronic cigarettes in much the same way as tobacco products. Manuel Arango, a foundation spokesman, said that should include banning e-cigarettes from use in public places and workplaces and not
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 21:56
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[Canada] LETTERS: Two takes on e-cigarette ban

ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited is a sensible first step ... / Toronto Public Health should be handing out e-cigarettes for free, like they do with condoms, because they could form part of a very effective tobacco harm-reduction
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 07:27
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[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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