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[Canada] Nelson cracks down on e-cigarettes

Nelson will treat electronic cigarettes the same as tobacco cigarettes, following a motion adopted by city council this week. The upshot is that e-cigarettes will not be allowed in city workplaces or buildings, although council decided to remove the wor
Nelson (BC) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2014 23:03

[Canada] GRECO: The Smoker Next Door: Responding To Smoke Complaints

the recent treatment of this issue by the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the courts means that condominium corporations must now act with far greater sensitivity and responsiveness to smoking complaints... Failure to do so could result in tribunal/cour
added Jul 4, 2014 13:01

[Canada] Breakenridge: Where there's e-smoke, there's a fire on city council

What is abundantly clear is that e-cigarettes are far safer than tobacco cigarettes. Council’s approach seems more like a solution in search of a problem — or busybodies in search of a panic.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 08:48

[UK] STANLEY: If you ban my e-cig, I'm buying a deck of Marlboro Lights

Crucially, if you ban smoking e-cigarettes in public places then you’re more likely to drive people back to using the tar-fuelled ones instead. One reason why e-cigarettes appeal is precisely because people can enjoy one indoors over a pint in a pub. For
Electronic Telegraph blogs (uk)
added Apr 2, 2014 14:35

[Canada] C-K Council will be asked to consider expanded no-smoking bylaw

Chatham-Kent council will be asked this year by its board of health to consider an expanded no-smoking bylaw that would prohibit tobacco use near sports fields, public parks, public beaches and all municipal properties.
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 16:59

[New York] ECIG Denounces NY City Council Public Ban of E-Cigarette Use

Regulation banning the use of e-cigarettes in public venues lacks merit and evidential support, says the Electronic Cigarette Industry Group. The Electronic Cigarette Industry Group (ECIG), a non-profit association of consumers, manufacturers, importers
Convenience Store Decisions
added Dec 23, 2013 12:36

[California] San Rafael Smoking Ban Ignites Media Firestorm

The smoking law has sparked coverage in major national publications including ABC News, Fox News, United Press International and Huffington Post, among many others. It’s causing a stir in London, too, with the story featured in the Daily Mail. The law
added Nov 25, 2013 16:45

[New York] CURY: Should e-cigarettes be banned from restaurants?

Below are some facts that shed light on the issue. Personally, e-cigs remind me a lot of chewing gum. I wouldn’t use the stuff in a nice restaurant, but I also wouldn’t advocate banning the practice outright.
added Sep 29, 2013 21:32

[New York] Smoking Is Back, Without the Stigma

Ten years after Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg banned smoking in public places, it is returning to the city’s bars, restaurants and workplaces, thanks to the growing popularity of e-cigarettes. They can be spotted wherever traditional cigarettes had been ou
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2013 18:13

[Africa, Ghana] Ban on public smoking to protect non-smokers – FDA

Speaking at a stakeholders meeting on tobacco control measures of the Public Health Act organized by the FDA at Takoradi, Miss Avotri said the harmful effects of secondhand smoke were numerous, and included cancer, respiratory diseases, heart diseases, w (gh)
added Jul 29, 2013 20:12
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