David McKeown

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Name: David McKeown
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto City Council votes to ban e-cigarettes from city property

Two weeks after the Toronto medical officer of health recommended a city-wide ban on e-cigarettes, members of Toronto City Council voted to ban the products from city work spaces.At council's last meeting ahead of the municipal election in October, 36 ... [Published CTV News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

James McKeown

STAR CITY - , 78 of Star City, died Monday. He was born December 2, 1935 in New York to the late James and Mary McKeown.Survivors include his wife, Johnnie Weatherford McKeown; two sons, David McKeown and Kelly McKeown; four step-sons, Larry Newman, Joe ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto Board of Health calls on province to include e-cigarettes in public smoking bans

Holding an e-cigarette, Rachel Steen asked Toronto’s Board of Health to reject “fear-mongering” about a product she said keeps her from smoking.“Don’t take my life away. I need access,” Steen said at city hall Monday afternoon, Aug. 18, before the board ... [Published Inside Toronto - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Board of Health asks province for e-cigarette ban

Smoking electronic cigarettes, or vaping, could soon be banned wherever lighting up conventional cigarettes is off-limits.Toronto's Board of Health voted on Monday to ask the Ontario government to ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking is not a ... [Published CTV News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 3 reports

Toronto board of health asks province for e-cigarette ban

Toronto’s board of health is asking the province to impose an Ontario-wide ban on electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, wherever smoking is prohibited.“The best thing for the province to do is to tackle this right away and get a legislative framework ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Two takes on e-cigarette ban

Re: Ban on e-cigarettes to be considered by Toronto’s Board of Health, Aug. 12Ban on e-cigarettes to be considered by Toronto’s Board of Health, Aug. 12The proposal by the city’s Medical Officer of Health to ban the use of e-cigarettes wherever smoking ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Toronto Considers Electronic Cigarette Ban

Toronto's Medical Officer of Health, Dr. David McKeown, is moving to ban the use of electronic cigarettes wherever cigarettes are also currently banned.“There are possible health risks associated with exposure to second-hand vapor,” wrote McKeown in a ... [Published Fix.com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Ottawa Public Health wants more e-cigarette research, regulations

Ottawa health officials are pushing for electronic cigarette regulations in the province, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s medical officer of health, he wants e-cigarettes banned anywhere smoking is not allowed and rules put in for their sale to minors.Ottawa ... [Published CBC - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 4 reports

Ontario health minister studying e-cigarettes as Toronto mulls ban

Health Minister Eric Hoskins won’t rule out action on e-cigarettes but says he’s gathering more information on the “new phenomenon” as Toronto considers a ban on their use in public places.“There may be measures that need to be taken by the province but ... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 4 reports

Toronto considers ban on ‘vaping’ wherever regular cigarettes are already banned

Vancouver Sun Tuesday 12th August, 2014With electronic cigarettes becoming more common, the City of Toronto could become the first jurisdiction in Canada to limit their use when it comes up for debate Aug. 18.Dr. David McKeown, the city's medical officer ... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Toronto Public Health to hold media event on food safety in the summer

Toronto Public Health will host a media event and cooking demonstration to remind residents to think about food safety while enjoying the warmer weather with backyard barbecues and picnics. Following basic rules can go a long way in preventing a food-borne ... [Published Toronto.Ca - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

UCD's lift-off as it joins the race to space

As the world celebrates the 45th anniversary of landing a man on the moon UCD is entering the space race.Two top scientists at the Dublin university will now be helping get rockets safely into space.Dr David McKeown and Dr William O'Connor have just won ... [Published Evening Herald - Jul 22 2014]

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...While no such e-cigarettes have market authorization in Canada, McKeown says they are easy to obtain  "whether through certain retailers or online."
"we're working at the cutting edge of technology for rocket science. this is as good as it gets" Dr McKeown said

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Board of Health asks province for e-cigarette ban [Published CTV News - Aug 19 2014]
Toronto board of health asks province for e-cig... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 19 2014]
Board of Health discusses proposed e-cigarette ... [Published Pulse 24 - Aug 18 2014]
Toronto Board of Health to weigh in on burning ... [Published CTV News - Aug 18 2014]
Two takes on e-cigarette ban [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 17 2014]
Toronto Considers Electronic Cigarette Ban [Published Fix.com - Aug 13 2014]
Ottawa Public Health wants more e-cigarette res... [Published CBC - Aug 13 2014]
Ontario health minister studying e-cigarettes a... [Published Metro Canada - Aug 13 2014]
Toronto health officer wants to restrict usage ... [Published National Post | News » Posted Toronto - Aug 13 2014]
Follow the science in regulating e-cigarettes: ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 12 2014]
No regulations on sale, use of most e-cigarette... [Published CTV News - Aug 12 2014]
Toronto considers ban on ‘vaping’ wherever regu... [Published Canada Standard - Aug 12 2014]
Toronto's medical officer recommends city-wide ... [Published CTV News - Aug 12 2014]
Toronto medical officer calls for e-cigarette ban [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 12 2014]
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Toronto Public Health to hold media event on fo... [Published Toronto.Ca - Jul 31 2014]
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Fraser-Holmes pips fellow Aussie McEvoy to gold [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 25 2014]
UCD's lift-off as it joins the race to space [Published Evening Herald - Jul 22 2014]
Immunization for Ontario health care workers la... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 19 2014]
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