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[Canada] Pot Nation: Canadian provinces' legal cannabis store regulations

grocery chain Loblaws is among companies that have received licenses and selling cannabis in 10 existing tobacco stores; 22 stores open on Oct. 17; online sales at shopcannabisnl.com.
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2018 11:11
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Canada's indigenous people fight for rights with new cash crop: cannabis

Facing higher levels of poverty and unemployment than the general population, many indigenous people see the marijuana trade as a valuable source of income.
Reuters
added Oct 19, 2018 11:08
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Call to overturn ban on e-cigarettes in Thailand

The Ends Cigarette Smoke Thailand group, or ECST, has filed a request to the director of Law and Litigation Department in the Office of the Ombudsman Thailand, asking for the ban on e-cigarettes to be reconsidered. The devices were banned on December
Asia Times
added Oct 19, 2018 02:17
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What Canada's legalization of marijuana means for travelers

The rule against public marijuana use is particularly limiting for tourists, who may not have a private location to smoke. Be sure to check province and local laws before planning any marijuana tourism.
CNN
added Oct 19, 2018 02:16
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[Canada] Against health agencies’ advice, Ford lets stores promote vaping

The Ford government is ignoring resounding advice from health agencies not to allow stores to display and advertise vaping products. Such displays are allowed under the Progressive Conservatives’ overhaul of Bill 36, which governs legal cannabis sales.
Canadian Press
added Oct 18, 2018 18:46
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[UK] Hospital celebrates smoke-free anniversary

Medway NHS Foundation Trust signed the NHS Smokefree Pledge to mark the two-year anniversary of Medway Maritime Hospital becoming a smoke-free site on Wednesday, 17 October. In doing so, Medway becomes the first acute trust in the south east to join the
GOV.UK
added Oct 18, 2018 15:55
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UK life-expectancy rises to 23rd in world ranking despite obesity and smoking pressures

“But nations could make faster progress by helping people tackle the major risks, especially smoking and poor diet.”...researchers looked at the impact of 79 independent drivers of health including smoking, high body mass index (BMI), and lack of clean w
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:45
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[Canada] Kids exposed to pot through second-hand smoke or edibles at risk for adverse effects

health providers are warning parents and other adults about the potential dangers to children of exposure through second-hand smoke or the ingestion of cannabis-laced edibles. Even the tail end of a joint can pose a risk if a curious child were to eat it
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 18, 2018 15:22
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[Canada] High times! Canadians celebrate the first day of legal recreational marijuana by smoking in the streets as they wait in massive lines outside the 111 stores across the country

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 17, 2018 20:53
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[Canada] Menthol Cig Ban Didn't Spur Black Market Sales: Study

When Nova Scotia became the first jurisdiction in the world to ban menthol cigarettes in May 2015, the tobacco industry claimed that "the primary effect of this law will be to increase the illegal tobacco market in Nova Scotia." To determine if that was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 17, 2018 20:50
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