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[Canada] Calgary latest city to join nathion-wide debate on banning e-cigarettes

Haunted by memories of a long struggle to snuff out tobacco use in Calgary's public places a decade ago, city councillors took no chances last Monday and similarly banned e-cigarettes, while admitting little was known of their health impacts. "People di
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Ottawa must act on e-cigarettes

Health Canada risks the credibility of its entire anti-tobacco strategy unless it does something about regulating e-cigarettes quickly....It’s clear from what data is available that e-cigarettes are making inroads into the youth market. Today’s young s
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:32

'Wild West' for e-cigarette use in Canada, critic says

Six years after e-cigarettes were effectively banned in Canada, a booming industry and thousands of users across this country remain in a nicotine-laced fog. Are they legal? Are they safe? And what’s taking so long to sort things out?
added Jul 5, 2015 12:40

[Canada] City of Vancouver won't tolerate pot smoking lounges

marijuana smoking lounges cropping up in Vancouver, especially where there is a high density of dispensaries. The city insists they are illegal and will be shut down because any smoking in any public indoor location is against city bylaws.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:21

[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11

[Canada] Vancouver (City) v. Abdiannia, 2015 BCSC 1058

The evidence of the Defendants and the patrons fall short of establishing that they sincerely believe that hookah smoking is a practice which has a nexus with their religion as the term has been defined by the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Syndi
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jul 3, 2015 17:13
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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

[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

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

[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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