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Toronto Public Health board backs call for e-cigarette crackdown
Toronto Public Health board members vote unanimously to support banning e-cigarettes where smoking is off-limits
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Toronto's Public Health Board wants the province to ban so-called 'e-cigarettes' from any place where smoking conventional cigarettes is off-limits.

The board voted unanimously to support the position of Toronto's Chief Medical Officer of Health on Monday.

Dr. David McKeown believes if the provincial government will not act, then City Hall should go it alone.

McKeown's position seems to be that while the jury is still out on the safety of e-cigarettes.  He prefers to go the safe route until available studies are more definitive.

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Toronto's Public Health Board wants the province to ban so-called 'e-cigarettes' from any place where smoking conventional cigarettes is off-limits.

The board voted unanimously to support the position of Toronto's Chief Medical Officer of Health on Monday.

Dr. David McKeown believes if the provincial government will not act, then City Hall should go it alone.

McKeown's position seems to be that while the jury is still out on the safety of e-cigarettes.  He prefers to go the safe route until available studies are more definitive.

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