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[Canada] Balcony smokers likely violate Condominium Act

The Condominum Act doesn’t prohibit smoking in a unit or in the common elements, but does prohibit smoking in a manner that permits the smoke to enter areas where it is likely to impact the health of other persons.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:11
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[Canada] Comox, Courtenay say no to expanded smoking bans

Island medical health officers want Island municipalities to step up their bylaw game to limit smoking in public places. A letter addressed to Comox council from Island health officer Dr. Charmaine Enns invites the municipality to "partner with Island H
Comox Valley (BC) Echo (ca)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:37

[Canada] Town requests feedback on new smoking regulations

Council is moving forward with new regulations in the municipal smoking bylaw... The matter was first raised in January by Counc. Jeff Toews due to smokers constantly smoking next to the entrances of the Spray Lake Family Sports Centre, which is already
Cochrane (AB) Times (ca)
added Feb 17, 2017 04:28

[Canada] And B.C. rules the other way ....

So where do they all go from here? If B.C. is successful in engaging the Supreme Court in a review - and loses - will that put the New Brunswick case under a shadow? As it turns out, there is a good chance of a harmonious whole to the appraoch by the pr
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 16, 2017 16:54

[Canada] Tobacco giant wins round in health-costs fight

In a unanimous decision released Tuesday, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a lower court order that Phillip Morris be given access to the raw data used by the province in 2001 when it filed its lawsuit against 13 tobacco companies. "Trial fairness requir
Canadian Press
added Feb 15, 2017 15:00

[Canada] Province must hand over personal health information to tobacco giant after court loss

B.C. Court of Appeal says the information, some going back 50 years, is key to proving damages, and that the sheer volume of material would make identifying individuals highly unlikely.
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:34

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Beyond concern about labels

It’s a tough call, whether companies soon to be marketing recreational marijuana should be allowed to brand their product. A precedent is in the works with tobacco, to deny manufacturers the right to have distinctive packaging. Some would extend that sa
Pictou County News (ca)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:13

[Canada] Big Tobacco giant pledges to quit cigarettes, but skeptics accuse firm of ‘double-speak’

Despite the pledge, Philip Morris not only continues to sell more cigarettes than anyone else, it advertises tobacco in places where that’s allowed, and actively opposes government curbs on tobacco use... “It’s their latest public-relations effort and it
National Post (ca)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57

[Canada] 200 Quebec organizations to Health Minister Jane Philpott: Ban seductive brand names as part of the federal government's plain packaging regulations for tobacco products

Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control is applauding the French government's decision to ban various tobacco brand names and, bolstered by the support of 200 Quebec organizations, is asking Canada's Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, to include the same pro
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:55

[Canada] Manulife removes need for nicotine testing for some life insurance applicants

Manulife is removing the need for nicotine testing for some of its life insurance applicants as part of its efforts to streamline the process. The company says nicotine tests will no longer be required for individual policies for eligible applicants aged
Melita (MB) New Era (ca)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:51
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