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[Canada] Patio smoking ban closer to becoming a reality in Winnipeg

Smoking on restaurant patios in Winnipeg could soon be a thing of the past. City administration will recommend council ban any device that produces second hand smoke on patios that serve food or drinks as of April 1. A report to the protection committe
Global News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:14
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[Russia] A Revolutionary Attack on Tobacco: Bolshevik Antismoking Campaigns in the 1920s

Although Lenin and the Bolsheviks brought the first communist government to the world, they were not the first to attempt antitobacco legislation in Russia. Indeed, Russia had the distinction of having maintained the longest ban in the world against the w
American Journal of Public Health
added Oct 13, 2017 06:34
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban won’t positively impact universities

The ban isn’t going to stop students and faculty at McMaster from smoking, it’ll only stop smoking on McMaster’s property. It’s naïve to believe that disallowing smoking on campus will discourage people from smoking at all. Even with a ban like this, smo
Queen's Journal (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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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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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] E-cigarette regulations may affect their effectiveness for smoking cessation

The study's findings show that "the benefits of ECs for smoking cessation may be limited to those who reside in an environment where there are few restrictions on the retail sale and marketing of ECs." Dr. Hua-Hie Yong, lead author at Cancer Council Vict
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:41
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society encourages B.C. municipalities to readdress smoke-free bylaw

In February 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) addressed municipal leaders across B.C., inviting all to endorse the Society’s recommendation that the province expand the scope of the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act to include bar and restaur
The Free Press (Fernie, B.C.) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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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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[Canada] Restrictions on smoking and vaping to tighten next May

City council gave three readings Monday to a bylaw that will prohibit lighting up within six metres of a bus stop, bar or restaurant patio, food truck or tent, or drive-thru that serves food, and within 25 metres of any outdoor sports field or playground.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:30
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[Canada] Council taking a new look at smoking ban bylaw

Timmins could find out next week whether the city can or cannot expand the jurisdiction of its anti-smoking bylaw to an area beyond three meters of a public doorway. Earlier this year, city council was approached jointly by the Porcupine Health Unit and
Timmins (ONT) Daily Press (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:51
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