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MUKHERJEE: Singapore's New Chewing Gum Is an iQoS

To be hit by such a regulatory backlash in a major Asian city is bad news for companies investing heavily into alternative nicotine products -- Philip Morris alone has bet $3 billion. But never mind Big Tobacco. The Singapore ban is illogical for at leas
Bloomberg News
added Feb 21, 2018 23:35
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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] Grasslands requested to deal with smoke pits

More meetings will be required before a decision is made by Grasslands trustees on what to do with smoking pits at Brooks Composite High and Sunrise schools.
Brooks (AB) Bulletin (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 02:50
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[Canada] Council recieves report about proposed amendments to smoke-free bylaw

Foreman said that the landscape of tobacco and ‘like’ products is changing with the introduction of such products as electronic smoking products/vapourizers, waterpipes, heated/not burned tobacco and cannabis, several of which give off second-hand smoke.
Sylvan Lake (AB) News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2017 19:41
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:04
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[Canada] The availability of smoking-permitted accommodations from Airbnb in 12 Canadian cities

As hotel chains increasingly go smoke-free, it is possible that the marketplace will respond with offerings to fulfil consumer demand. As policy makers consider how to regulate P2P services like Airbnb, public health considerations should be included.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 21, 2017 02:28
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[Canada] Quebec’s new tobacco laws come into full effect Saturday

Smoking outside, within a 9 metre-radius of a window or door that opens, is now prohibited in Quebec, under the Tobacco Control Act. Formerly known as the Tobacco Act, several amendments were made to the law with the first changes coming into effect one
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52
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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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[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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