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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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JAMA publishes report on risk of second-hand smoke with heat-not-burn cigarettes

A study on secondhand smoke from the next generation of heat-not-burn cigarettes found the products release some of the same cancer-causing chemicals as do traditional cigarettes. The study by the University of Bern in Switzerland was published Friday i
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Jun 1, 2017 03:12
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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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[Canada] Ticketed for smoking in his car, Ontario man wins fight against the 'smoke police'

His defence lawyer, Gordon Cudmore, successfully argued that Kraemer wasn't an employee, the SUV wasn't a workplace where an employee might actually work and that "common sense" would dictate that Kraemer wasn't breaking any smoking law.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added May 9, 2017 14:47
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[Canada] Dawson: Tobacco control endgame – is it really about saving people?

the crisis in smoking isn’t among university students, nor is it in someone relaxing with a smoke on a park bench. It’s with the many other Canadians who’re being failed in other ways, too. Those are difficult challenges, and health agencies need to thi
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 28, 2017 18:11
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Ghana: Legislative Instrument on Tobacco Control laid in Parliament

Government has laid before parliament a Legislative Instrument (LI) aimed at regulating activities of tobacco use in Ghana. The Instrument will among others allow for the full implementation of section six of the Public Health Act (Act 851) which deals w
News Ghana (gh)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:25
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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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[Canada] Provincial ban on flavoured tobacco begins New Year's Day

Customers at smoke shops are going to have less to choose from in the new year, because of a new provincial ban on flavoured tobacco. The new legislation, aimed at discouraging smoking is coming into effect on New Year's Day. Prohibited products will i
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:11
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[Asia, Taiwan] 70% of foreign visitors pay smoking violation fines: Taipei official

More than 70% of foreign visitors to Taiwan presented with fines for smoking in no-smoking areas have paid up even though they are not legally binding, officials of the Taipei City Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday. Department statisti
Want China Times (tw)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:30
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Side stream emissions from 'heated tobacco' products similar to secondhand cigarette smoke

found that, despite claims made by some manufacturers, next generation 'heated' tobacco devices produce side-stream emissions similar to secondhand cigarette smoke. The study, conducted by Imperial Tobacco, owner of market leading e-cigarette brand blu,
EurekAlert
added Oct 19, 2015 12:10
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