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[Canada] BARDE: Whistler's prohibitive approach to smoking isn't working

Asking people to smoke responsibly is a difficult, awkward conversation to have—one that I've historically avoided. But according to Nelson, it's essential. "If someone just throws a cigarette butt, it's your obligation," he tells me. "They (will) proba
PIQUE Newsmagazine (Whistler, BC) (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:59
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[Canada] LETTER: City of Peterborough has always led with smoking laws

After years of research and based on the best available science, the province was poised to further protect residents from secondhand smoke and vapour by including e-cigarettes and medicinal cannabis in the provincial law, but that was put 'on pause' whe
Peterborough (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:14
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[Canada] Smoking ban request draws rebuttal

“Prohibiting public consumption for cannabis tobacco or vaping hurts low-income residents because, traditionally, they rent their homes,” he said during a phone interview on Thursday from Toronto. “So they are not allowed to use those products in their o
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[Canada] Group looks to ban smoking in public, around children w/Photo

An Edmonton-based advocacy group with a focus on Western Canada is pushing for stronger controls when it comes to smoking cannabis and tobacco in public and around children. On Tuesday, Les Hagen, executive director for Action on Smoking and Health, sai
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:46
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[Canada] Stricter Smoking And Vaping Laws Start Soon In Huron County

On September 1, smoking or holding lighted or heated tobacco or cannabis will be prohibited on properties such as social services, the museum, by the Courthouse in Goderich and at the health unit. County housing facilities are exempt. “There are many b
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:39
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[Canada] CANADIAN STUDENT TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND DRUGS SURVEY

The Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CSTADS), formerly the Youth Smoking Survey (YSS), is a biennial survey administered to students in grades 7-12 across Canada. CSTADS is implemented with the cooperation, support and funding of Healt
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 20:16
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[Canada] Council chooses 9-metre buffer over full public ban in new smoking bylaw

In a 5-2 vote, councillors ushered an amended Smoking in Public Places Bylaw through its second and third readings Tuesday afternoon, bringing in new rules around where smokers can light up cigarettes and eventually cannabis in the city. While councillor
paNOW (ca)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:56
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

It is difficult to determine if or what progress has been made...Strengthening FCTC reporting instruments to include standardised indigenous-specific data will help to realise the FCTC Guiding Principles by holding States Parties to account and building m
Tobacco Control
added Aug 3, 2018 22:19
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[Canada] Toronto Community Housing plans to go smoke free — including pot

Toronto Community Housing intends to go smoke free in a move that will limit or prevent new tenants from smoking cigarettes — and marijuana — on its property, a spokesperson confirmed. Come Oct. 17, all Toronto residents will be allowed to legally smoke
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:22
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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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