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Seizing the opportunity: the future of tobacco control in Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to significantly reducing this unacceptable burden. In partnership with all Canadians, we will take action to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by the year 2035. Deaths, illnesses and costs from toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:30
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[Canada] No smoking until you're 21? Feds ponder big changes to tobacco laws

The federal governing is considering new rules that would make cigarette smoking illegal in apartment buildings, as well as on university campuses. Additionally, the proposed rules would increase the minimum age at which somebody can purchase tobacco pro
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:29
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:04
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[Canada] Prison Time Can Be Deadly … to Health

Being behind bars puts people at greater risk for both developing certain types of cancer and dying from their disease, Canadian researchers found.... "Specific strategies that could prevent cancer in this population include smoking cessation
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 24, 2017 21:57
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Vaping and the Law / Comparing legislation across Canada (PDF)

Vaping is probably the most significant alternative to lethal cigarettes that we have seen in my third of a century of work to reduce smoking. It is consumer led, the technology is improving at the extraordinary rate we have come to associate with ele
Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 21:55
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[Canada] Vaping and the Law (2017)

This report, published on February 23, 2017, by the Canadian Constitution Foundation, takes a critical look at Canada’s e-cigarette laws at all levels of government. Find out how your province compares to the rest of Canada.
Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 20:12
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[Canada] Ottawa suggests banning smoking in apartments or condos and cigarette sales to anyone under 21

The federal government is proposing to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21 and ban smoking on college campuses or inside condo and apartment buildings as part of a new drive to dramatically curb smoking rates.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 20:08
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[Canada] New Canadian Constitution Foundation Report Reveals Major Problems with Canadian Vaping Laws

These laws and proposed laws threaten the industry’s ability to grow and maximise the significant public health and financial benefits of encouraging cigarette smokers and would be smokers to switch to less-harmful e-cigarette technologies.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:17
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[Canada] Vancouver students call out movies promoting smoking in #NotSmokingHot campaign

Just a few days before the 89th Academy Awards are handed out in Los Angeles, a group of students at David Thompson Secondary in Vancouver is calling out films and directors that, they say, are glamourizing smoking to young people. Grade 10 student Alish
GlobalTV (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:34
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Government of Canada Launches Public Consultation on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

a 7-week public consultation on the future of tobacco control in Canada to renew the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy. The proposed strategy will seek to reduce Canada’s rate of tobacco use to less than 5% by 2035. This goal will require aggressive new m
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:26
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