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[Canada] Will the Hampstead smoking ban do more harm than good?

“As a health group, we’ve worked for decades to try and control tobacco use inside public areas and in the workplace,” said François Damphousse of the Non-Smokers Rights Association. “We want people to smoke outside, not inside. “This kind of initiative
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[Canada] Ottawa health unit pot proposals attacked by Colorado critic

Ottawa Public Health is recommending a provincial ban on cannabis smoking and vaping in condos, apartments and even cannabis lounges, a move some critics say would simply drive people to break the law.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:48
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[Alaska] Smoking ban remains stuck in committee

A popular bill that would bar smoking almost everywhere in Alaska has been stuck in the House Rules Committee since January, and there’s no indication why. Half the House has signed on as cosponsors of the bill, Senate Bill 63, which passed the Senate l
KTUU-Ch. 2 (Anchorage, AK)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:44
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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
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[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
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[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] Hampstead wants to ban smoking in public, even on streets and sidewalks

The town of Hampstead, in Montreal's west end, plans to ban smoking in all public outdoor spaces, and if adopted, the bylaw would be the most restrictive anti-tobacco legislation in Canada. Hampstead Mayor Bill Steinberg told CBC the proposed ban would
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:11
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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
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