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[Africa, South Africa] NGO: Govt blowing smoke with new tobacco laws

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi’s promise of much stricter legislation on tobacco will degrade tobacco consumers to third-class citizens in public places, according to the Free Market Foundation (FMF).
The Citizen (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:13

[South Africa] Motsoaledi says he 'hates' tobacco industry, vows stricter legislation

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has vowed to implement stricter tobacco controls, acknowledging that SA has slacked in taking action, and new legislation would be put into place to fight an industry which he 'hates' and only 'causes mayhem'.
Health24 News [INACTIVE]
added Mar 8, 2018 03:25
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[South Africa] More vague promises to ban smoking in public places

In 2013‚ Motsoaledi told The Times newspaper he would enforce plain packaging on cigarettes. Five years later‚ he made the same promise at a global anti-smoking conference which is held in Africa for the first time. “There should be no space for smoking
The Herald (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:17
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[Africa, South Africa] New SA smoking laws ‘in two weeks’

Regulations to ban smoking in all public spaces, remove branding from cigarettes packs and control electronic cigarettes will be published in the next two weeks.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:16

[Canada] Quebec town's plan to ban public smoking could do more harm than good: advocate

Francois Damphousse says the law will force more people to smoke indoors, which is much more damaging to the health of those around them. “We have been working for decades to try to control smoking indoors, and we want people to go smoke outdoors, and n
Canadian Press
added Mar 8, 2018 01:13
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[Canada] Ban smoking, including pot, in apartments and condos: OPH

As the Province of Ontario prepares for the incoming legalization of recreational cannabis, Ottawa Public Health is recommending even stronger regulations than what the Liberal government is considering. In a submission to the Provincial government, whi
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:10

[Canada] Hampstead, Que. moves to ban smoking on city property, including streets and sidewalks

Describing second-hand tobacco smoke as a danger “especially to minors, the elderly and those with lung diseases,” the town of Hampstead has tabled a bylaw that will ban smoking on city property — including streets and sidewalks. The across-the-board ba
National Post (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:06

[Canada] Montreal suburb seeks ban on smoking in all public spaces

According to a copy of the draft on the Town of Hampstead’s website, bylaw no. 1019 would seek fines between $100 and $300 for a first infraction, while a second infraction would cost between $200 and $600. “Second-hand smoke is dangerous, especially fo
Global News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:58

[Canada] Ban pot smoking in condos, apartments, on balconies: OPH

The City of Ottawa's public health agency is recommending banning the smoking and vaping of cannabis inside all condos and apartments, and even on outdoor balconies. Ottawa Public Health's (OPH) submissions, attributed to Dr. Vera Etches, the city's acti
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:22

Career Opportunities Encouraging Smoking-Free Lifestyle

In this article, we will discuss some of these career opportunities you can consider, to wage war against smoking...engagement would bring you room to grow and moral satisfaction. Help people leave off smoking and make a new start!
TG Daily
added Mar 7, 2018 15:21
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