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[Canada] Chest institute review says vaping helps hardcore smokers get off and stay off

In a review of their patients over year, the Montreal Chest Institute has made some optimistic findings about e-cigarettes. 43 percent of smokers who tried to quit by switching to vaping, had still quit from 3 months to a year later.
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Jan 20, 2015 19:31
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[Canada] VIDEO: No regulations on sale, use of most e-cigarettes in Ontario

As long as they don’t contain nicotine, electronic cigarettes can currently be sold in Canada without any regulations. David Imrie explains.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:49
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Ethiopian Lawmakers Enact Anti-Tobacco Law

House of Representatives has reportedly ratified the World Health Authority's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), which places limitations on the sale and use of cigarettes. Besides a ban on smoking in public, the proclamation also includes p
Zegabi (ke)
added Jan 29, 2014 18:41
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[Canada] Banning smoking from public spaces 'good for business'

Ontario puts new restrictions in place to get smokers to butt out. Smoking will no longer be permitted on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds, and public sports fields and surfaces. Local restaurant and bar manager Paul Loewenberg said the changes to
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 30, 2014 07:23
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[Canada] No Link Between Sleep Apnea, Cancer, Study Finds

Although no link was seen for cancer in general, the researchers did find that low oxygen levels related to sleep apnea were associated with smoking-related cancers, such as lung cancer.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2014 13:15
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[Canada] Smoke-free condos on the rise in BC

Smoke-free Housing B.C. has been pushing for a ban on smoking in buildings for 10 years, but advocates say the concept is starting to take off with more than 100 apartment buildings now entirely smoke-free. 'Your right to smoke stops when the air hits m
CBC News (ca)
added May 30, 2014 05:54
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing. / These should be salad days for anti-smoking crusaders. New data show only 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke, and just 11 per cent on
Macleans Magazine
added Feb 24, 2015 14:07
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[Canada] Smoking ban on bar patios won’t harm businesses, says Ontario. Don’t be so sure, counters industry group

However, the Ontario Restaurant, Hotel and Motel Association said many of its members went out of business because of the original smoking ban while others are still struggling, and called the expanded ban to patios “unfair.” Association president and CE
Canadian Press
added Nov 11, 2014 05:20
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[Ethiopia] Sheba buys majority share of National Tobacco

Sheba Investment PLC will pay 1.25 billion birr to own a 60 percent stake in the nation’s only tobacco company. The company has come to terms with the Privatization and Public Enterprises Supervising Agency (PPESA), which is the public enterprises regulat
Capital (et)
added Jun 23, 2014 09:57
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[Canada] Hookah ban to take effect in Toronto, starting April 1

The city is taking a soft approach as it ushers in a ban on hookah smoking in bars and lounges. Thursday is the last day for Torontonians to legally enjoy a hookah puff, as new regulations take effect on April 1. A motion to ban the smoking water pipes p
Metro (ca)
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22
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