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[Canada] Calgary councillors snuff out use of e-cigarettes in public places

City councillors voted on Monday to approve a bylaw restricting the use of e-cigarettes in public places. Effective immediately, Calgarians can’t use e-cigs anywhere they wouldn’t be allowed to smoke, such as workplaces, public buildings, playgrounds and
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 1, 2015 22:37
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[Canada] Reminder: Changes to smoking legislation take effect tomorrow

Legislation banning the sale of e-cigarettes and their liquids to persons under 19 years of age, and smoking and vaping in certain public places are some of the changes that come into effect Wednesday, July 1, Canada Day.
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jun 30, 2015 18:08
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Alberta most like­ly in Canada to sell tobacco to min­ors, study finds

Alberta re­tail­ers sell to­bac­co prod­ucts to min­ors more fre­quent­ly than any­where else in the coun­try, a Health Canada-com­mis­sioned study says. The re­sults are “troub­ling,” es­pe­cial­ly after the prov­ince added a ban to sell to­bac­co to mi
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 30, 2015 15:02
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[Canada] Reminder: Changes to smoking legislation take effect July 1

New Brunswickers are reminded that changes to the Smoke-Free Places Act and to the Tobacco Sales Act come into effect July 1. “These changes represent our government’s commitment to helping New Brunswickers live longer, healthier lives,” said Health Mini
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jun 29, 2015 13:07
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[Canada] Derek James From: City should butt out of controlling e-cigarettes | Calgary Herald

even though the city should be free to enact policies restricting or banning vaping on its own property, it should butt out and let people decide what to permit on their own.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 29, 2015 12:57
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Canada's Largest-Ever Health Data Portal Opens to Global Researchers

"I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, whi
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2015 11:31
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[Canada] Toronto café owner’s plan to recycle cigarette butts coming to fruition

He teamed up with his city councillor, Mike Layton, and U.S.-based recycling company TerraCycle to do something about the problem. CAMH and the West Queen West Business Improvement Area, a group representing businesses in the neighbourhood, are also bac
Metro (ca)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:31
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[Canada] LETTER: Condo complexes can become smoke-free

The B.C. government has proclaimed June as Smoke-Free Multi-Unit Housing Month. The Heart and Stroke Foundation and the B.C. Lung Association want people to know it’s legal for strata corporations to adopt a non-smoking bylaw banning smoking inside units
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jun 28, 2015 10:42
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[Canada] CTV News West Vancouver issues warning to smokers after 4 brush fires

Fire officials in West Vancouver have issued a warning to smokers after four brush fires were sparked in that community. At least two of the incidents appear to have been started by discarded cigarettes, and with tinder dry conditions, officials fear the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 26, 2015 21:16
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[Canada] Evaluation of Retailers' Behaviour Towards Certain Youth Access-to-Tobacco Restrictions – 2014 - Key Results

Although the high level of compliance is encouraging, approximately one in seven retailers did not check for ID and would allow a minor to buy cigarettes. High retailer compliance over time has contributed to the record low cigarette smoking prevalence a
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 26, 2015 11:26
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