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[Canada] Saskatchewan health minister urges caution over issue of vaping in public

Saskatchewan Health Minister Dustin Duncan says there are no imminent plans to change provincial smoking laws to cover electronic cigarettes despite a request from municipal leaders. A resolution passed at the Saskatchewan Urban Municipalities Associatio
Canadian Press
added Feb 5, 2016 20:47
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[Canada] “Count on 1 hand the number of calls to 311″ about e-cigarettes

City officials say the bylaw wasn’t an attempt to stop the practice or get less people smoking, but align it with current smoking bylaws to deal with the so-called “nuisance effect” of e-cigarette vapour on citizens. The committee got an update of wheth
AM640 Toronto (ca)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:44
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[Canada] HABIB: ‘Not as bad as cigarettes is not a ringing endorsement'

More research is needed to determine whether the reputed benefits of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids outweigh the potential harm to individual and public health. In the meantime, a cautious approach by governments and public-health agencies is the
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:24
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Questions cloud city's celebration of e-cigarette bylaw

The city's seven-month-old bylaw essentially adds e-cigarettes to the existing smoking regulations, thus drawing an equivalence between smoking tobacco and vaping liquid containing nicotine, writes Rob Breakenridge.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Feb 3, 2016 01:23
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[Canada] Wholesale Sales Data

Since 2001 tobacco companies have been required by federal law to provide, to Health Canada, annual reports of their wholesale sales of cigarettes, domestic and imported, and fine cut tobacco. These reports are available nationally and provincially for w
Health Canada
added Feb 3, 2016 00:44
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[Canada] Budget lays foundation for investments in priorities

Increasing the tobacco tax to discourage smoking and help pay for the additional costs smoking imposes on our health-care system. New Brunswick has the lowest tobacco tax in Atlantic Canada and the third-lowest in the country. Only Quebec and Ontario are
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Feb 3, 2016 00:30
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[Canada] Calgary officials see little fire after banning e-cigarettes in most public spaces

Seven months after council banned the practice, with the exception of vape shops, a city review has found the new bylaw is working. At the end of June, council passed one of the most stringent e-cigarette bylaws in Canada, prohibiting the electronic dev
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:14
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[Canada] 'We’ve found a made in Calgary solution:' Report says e-cigarette bylaw is working

Seven months after city council outlawed e-cigarettes in all public places except vape shops, a city review has found the new bylaw is working. At the end of June, council passed one of the most stringent e-cigarette bylaws in Canada.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Feb 2, 2016 00:42
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[Canada] Exploding e-cigarette 'lit my kid's face on fire,' warns Alberta father

The father of a southern Alberta teen is calling for a ban on the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors as his son recovers from burns, broken teeth and other injuries... Perry Greer says his son Ty, 16, was using the device in a car last week in Lethb
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:00
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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