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[Canada] Tobacco and marijuana have the same effect on premiums

As the use of medical marijuana is growing, along with impending legalization, the insurance industry's national trade association has demanded a standard policy among insurers for dealing with the increased costs caused by marijuana consumption.
Insurance Business Canada (ca)
added May 27, 2016 21:59
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[Canada] Smoking bans on patios: the picture across the country

Quebec smokers will no longer be able to indulge on bar and restaurant patios as of Thursday. A look at rhe situation in other Canadian jurisdictions: Newfoundland and Labrador: Smoking is prohibited on bar and restaurant patios.
Canadian Press
added May 27, 2016 19:00

[Canada] Smoking now banned on Montreal terrasses: 6 things to know

Starting today, Quebecers are no longer allowed to smoke on bar or restaurant patios. The Quebec government's stricter anti-smoking measures went into effect at midnight. The measures are part of Bill 44, which aims to crack down on the harm caused by
CBC News (ca)
added May 26, 2016 14:26

[Canada] Study shows effectiveness of hospital-initiated smoking cessation programs

A new study from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), in collaboration with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), has established that greater adoption of hospital-initiated tobacco cessation interventions improve patient out
Medical Xpress (
added May 26, 2016 13:27

[Canada] Tobacco, marijuana exactly the same when it comes to insurance premiums

Is eating a pot brownie each day to help with your chronic pain as bad for you as regularly lighting up a cigarette? Canadian life insurers say the two activities pose the same risk and demand the same higher premiums from clients.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2016 19:15

[Canada, UK] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Summary: Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in Ireland and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, France, Canada, New Zealand, Singap
ASH London (uk)
added May 20, 2016 23:36

[Canada] CRTF Operation Yields 2.4 Tonnes of Contraband Tobacco and Six Arrests

During the early morning hours of May 5th, 2016, members of the Cornwall Regional Task Force (CRTF) working in partnership with the Sûreté du Quebec Contraband Investigation Unit (SQCIU) observed a vessel, loaded with garbage bags believed to be containin
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 19, 2016 20:55

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society congratulates UK and France for tobacco plain packaging implementation on Friday, May 20

"It is essential to provide protection from tobacco industry marketing tactics, especially for children," says Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst, Canadian Cancer Society. "A growing number of other countries are requiring plain packaging, which will
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 19, 2016 20:54

[Canada] Smoke free Lake Country

The public will be give their say at a June 3rd council meeting when the bylaw will receive third reading. It will then go to a provincial health official for review before it gets final approval on June 21st, according to an official. (ca)
added May 19, 2016 03:41

[Canada, Virginia, West Virginia] Fahd Hamood Aljahaf and Muneer Kaid Khaled of New York sentenced in cigarette smuggling operation

collaborated to facilitate a trafficking network designed profit from the unlawful sale of contraband cigarettes. The defendants transported large quantities of cigarettes across state lines for redistribution and sale. The cigarettes were acquired in V
Indo-Canadian Voice (ca)
added May 18, 2016 19:35
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