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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] Victoria fines first pot shop under new licensing regime

A pot shop has been given the first fine under the City of Victoria’s new rules aimed at marijuana retailers, and it plans to fight the penalty. Green Ceiling was fined $500 on Friday for allowing cannabis consumption on site, which is contrary to the bu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:27
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[Canada] Based on a True Story: Children and Youth Exposed to Smoking in Movies

On the opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival, youth activists from across Ontario will stage a demonstration march through downtown Toronto calling for youth-rated movies to be tobacco-free.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2016 19:46
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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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[Canada] AUDIO: City of Coquitlam mulls over banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces

has put forward a report to council about banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces. The report suggests banning e-cigarettes at transit shelters, parks, places of public assembly, customer service areas like restaurant patios and places of employment. Tha
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:25
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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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