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Imperial Tobacco Canada files legal challenge against Nova Scotia menthol ban

"By prohibiting the sale of menthol cigarettes, the Government of Nova Scotia has stepped beyond its legislative authority, which leaves us with no other choice than to bring this matter in front of the courts," said Ms. Caroline Ferland, Vice President
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 28, 2015 18:51
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[Canada] Announcement on possible menthol tobacco ban soon, Notley says

Albertans can expect news from her government in the coming days about a potential menthol cigarette ban. Legislation banning specific flavours of tobacco products in the province is set to come into force Monday because they are enticing to youth. But
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 28, 2015 10:47
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[Canada] Smoking ban extended to patios, walking trails, playgrounds

The New Brunswick government will impose more restrictions on smoking in public places. Health Minister Victor Boudreau has introduced a bill that will ban smoking in any public place where children might be exposed to the smoke. The list includes:
CBC News (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:38
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[Canada] Proposed hookah ban discriminatory and hurtful to business, Toronto restaurateur says

“I would absolutely call it (discrimination),” says Younes Regragui, owner of the Desert Rose Restaurant in Toronto. “In the Middle Eastern community, (the hookah) has been embedded in our culture for centuries. If you sit in a family gathering and if y
National Post (ca)
added May 28, 2015 08:34
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[Canada, UK] Whistler ski resort launches total smoking ban

it really means it – smoking will be prohibited in lift lines, on chairlifts, gondolas, ski runs, hiking trails, streets... “We also recognise that as a leader in the outdoor adventure and wellness industry, and as the largest employer in the Whistler com
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 28, 2015 07:07
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[Canada] Toronto Hookah Ban Proposed By Medical Officer Of Health

In recommending a ban, TPH cited a 2014 report to the city's Board of Health which pointed out that "hookah use of any substance could have negative consequences for health, especially for workers in establishments that allow hookah use."
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 27, 2015 16:47
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[Canada] Hagen: Include menthol cigarettes in flavoured-tobacco ban

Health groups and opposition parties roundly criticized the Prentice government for caving in to big tobacco companies and selling out thousands of Alberta kids to addiction, disease and premature death, says Les Hagen.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added May 27, 2015 16:47
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[Canada] GUPTA: Exploring the pros and cons of e-cigarettes

So how do we reconcile public health concerns with the needs of our individual patients, especially as we wait for further evidence? Patients ask me about e-cigarettes almost every week in the clinic, and many of these are patients who have severe lung d
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 27, 2015 16:41
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[Canada] Ontario to restrict e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco and require calorie counts in restaurants

The Making Healthier Choices Act passed with the near widespread support of the three parties in a 99-1 vote. ...prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes to those under 19, makes their use in non-smoking areas illegal and forbids vendors from advertising or pr
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2015 16:32
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[Canada] Changes introduced to the Smoke-Free Places Act

“By restricting smoking in certain public places we are limiting the public’s exposure to second-hand smoke and helping New Brunswickers live longer, healthier lives.” Boudreau introduced amendments...will also ban the use of e-cigarettes and water pipes
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added May 27, 2015 14:33
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