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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco Control Bill at advanced stage

The much-awaited Tobacco Control Bill will finally be tabled in the 2018-2019 Parliament.... With the law in place, as the Bill intends, it is meant to protect people from devastating consequences of tobacco use. Smokers will no longer smoke their cigar
Mmegi (bw)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:25
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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] Landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in rentals despite tenant laws

Did you also know that It can cost $5,000-6,000 to get the smell of marijuana smoke out of a house and apartment walls and floors? Most provincial landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties once recreational weed is l
Dawson Creek (BC) Mirror (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:02
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Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada

Nor have most provincial governments decided on the minimum age for buyers, or where smoking marijuana will be legal.
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:29
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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] Smoking banned in parks

A Similkameen community has banned smoking in public parks. Keremeos council unanimously voted this week to impose a $100 fine on anyone caught smoking in Memorial or Pine parks. "This came to the forefront because of all the wildfires we had in the ar
Castanet.net (ca)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:25
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[Luxembourg] LUX. EXTENDS SMOKING BAN SINCE 1 AUGUST

People aged under 18 are no longer to be sold cigarettes in Luxembourg as part of a raft of new measures introduced on 1 August to combat smoking. Other measures include a ban on smoking in the vicinity of children’s playgrounds, in private vehicles in
Delano: LUXEMBOURG IN ENGLISH (Maison Moderne) (lu)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:13
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[Canada] Sydney man wants tickets issued for lighting up on hospital grounds

David Butler, 70, said he visits the regional hospital once a month ...He said the number of cigarette butts and people smoking outside — sometimes within a few metres of the main entrance — have really started to trouble him. He'd like to see fines intro
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:19
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Patio smoking ban should be in place

People have a right to clean air. Even the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association said most of its members are on board with the proposed change. So let’s get it done.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 19, 2017 21:01
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[Africa, Kenya] MWANGO: Middle class slowly cigar-smoke their way to diseases

Dr Peter Munyu, a pulmonary and critical care specialist at Aga Khan University Hospital, said there is a lot of misinformation about cigars and shisha; and it is deliberate so that people feel secure when smoking.
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:48
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