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Possible Smoking Ban in Orlando

Orlando, Florida- Owner Jeff Borysiewicz says the Corona Cigar Company has helped light up business with customer’s downtown, “They’ll buy a cigar, take a look at the sights, take a walk around Lake Eola, find a park bench and relax with a cigar.” Mayor Buddy Dyer says the city wants local control over smoking at […]

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Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville’s recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. Despite some debate about smoker’s rights, the council voted unanimously to continue the discussion on Sept. 20. The expanded ordinance, presented by the Parks and Leisure Services Commission,...

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Banned e-cigarettes on sale in Regina stores

Electronic cigarettes are illegal and unreliable as a quit-smoking tool, according to Health Canada, but they’re still easy to buy in Regina stores. The cigarettes, commonly called e-cigarettes, contain cartridges of flavoured liquid that is vapourized and inhaled. They’re marketed as an alternative to smoking...

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New rules for football fans

The Russian Football Union has adopted new rules of behaviour for fans at the stadiums, which will come into force on the 1st of October. Under the new rules, fans will be banned from smoking, standing on plastic seats, throwing articles into the pitch, shouting...

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Wreck Beach supporters hot over proposed smoking ban

Wreck Beach supporters warned Metro Vancouver Wednesday there would be a “total rebellion” if the Vancouver beach is included in a partial no-smoking ban on all parks in the regional district. But the regional district’s parks committee refused to exempt the beach from the ban,...

Calif. Governor Signs Senator Padilla’s Smoke-Free Rental Housing Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) announced today that Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law SB 332. This new law expands the availability of smoke-free housing in California by allowing landlords to prohibit smoking in rental units. The law goes into...

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New California law allows landlords to say ‘No Smoking’

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that will allow landlords to ban smoking in rental properties. Supporters expect the measure to create more smoke-free households in California. About a third of Californians rent units in buildings with other tenants. Until now, landlords had no...

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The World Cancer Congress will take place for the first time in Canada in 2012

Save the date: August 27-30, 2012 in Montréal MONTREAL, Aug. 31, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ – Held in many cities around the world since 1933, the World Cancer Congress will take place for the first time in Canada, in Montréal, in 2012 (August 27-30) at the Palais des Congrès....