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[Canada] MARTIQUET: The unhealthy draw of a cigar

We may think cigars are links to power, wealth and fame, but they are just as likely to be linked to oral cancer, black teeth and lung disease … not so glamourous after all. There is no such thing as safe tobacco, however it is delivered.
Coast Reporter (ca)
added Aug 23, 2015 16:22
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[Canada] Taxation key to smokers butting out in favour of E-cig: University of Ottawa professor

Sweanor presented his thesis in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggesting "sharply-increased taxes on combustible (cigarettes)" while reducing or eliminating excise taxes on smokeless alternatives like e-cigarettes, which remain unsanctioned in Can
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Aug 20, 2015 14:44
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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33
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[Canada] VIDEO: Bar owners want to create smoking and non-smoking patios

Public consultations are currently underway on Quebec's proposed anti-tobacco legislation, Bill 44. It would, among other restrictions, make it illegal to smoke on patios and terrasses of bars and restaurants. The Association of Bar Owners say that would
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:24
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[Canada] Calls grow for tougher penalties against people who toss cigarette butts

Christy Clark isn’t the only one who thinks penalties should be tougher for people who carelessly toss cigarette butts. On Sunday, the premier said the disrespectful and dangerous practice needs to be brought to an end in light of a human-caused wildfire
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:36
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[Canada] CTV News Quebec bar owners threaten to sue over proposed ban on smoking on patios

The head of a group of bar owners is threatening legal action if Quebec goes ahead with anti-tobacco legislation to ban smoking on outdoor patios. In May, the governing Liberals tabled Bill 44, which would put an end to smoking on restaurant and bar patio
Canadian Press
added Aug 18, 2015 14:34
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[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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[Canada] Novak Djokovic claims the pungent smell of cannabis left him feeling dizzy during his Rogers Cup victory against Jeremy Chardy

After winning the first set in Canada, the World No 1 approached the chair to speak about the pungent smell filling the air. The Serbian ace said: 'Someone is smoking weed, I can smell it, and I'm getting dizzy. Somebody is getting high. Can you smell it
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2015 12:21
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[Canada] Dépanneur owners say anti-tobacco law could force them to card everyone who buys cigarettes

The Association of Chinese Dépanneur Owners is asking for its voice to be heard at the upcoming anti-tobacco legislation hearings at the National Assembly. Bill 44 aims to toughen Quebec’s current anti-smoking law by banning smoking on restaurant and ba
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 13, 2015 11:00
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[Canada] Smoking with child in the vehicle leads to charge for Corner Brook man

Officers with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary tracked down the man and vehicle in question and found an eight-year-old boy in the back seat. The 22-year-old driver was issued a ticket for the offense and has since been charged under the Smoke-Free E
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 20:31
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