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[Canada] More Smokers Calling For Help Thanks To Package Changes

A change in cigarette packaging has more smokers calling for help. The federal regulation change pushed ahead by Health Canada in March 2012 required the phone number for the Smokers’ Helpline to appear on all cigarette packaging. Since then, monthly ca
AM 900 CHML (Hamilton, Ont) (ca)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:32
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[Canada] PARK: Lighting up the path to a smoke-free campus

The Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), however, recently released a motion concerning the pursuit of a smoke-free campus at McGill, with a question set to be posed in the March referendum period regarding the student body’s support for the id
McGill Tribune (ca)
added Feb 9, 2016 17:45
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[Canada] Ontario Creating New Enforcement Team to Combat Contraband Tobacco Province Strengthening Enforcement and Collaboration

Located within the OPP's Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, the new team will be dedicated to investigating the smuggling and trafficking of contraband tobacco and will work closely with local, provincial, national and international enforcement agencies
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:05
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[Canada] Terry Fox's father Rolland has lung cancer

Terry Fox devoted his life to raising money for cancer research and now his father has been diagnosed...The family notes that lung cancer claims the lives of more Canadians than any other form of cancer, but because of the smoking stigma it is often negle
Canadian Press
added Feb 8, 2016 16:02
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[Canada] Terry Fox's father, Rolland Fox, diagnosed with lung cancer

The family made the announcement Tuesday in a statement on the Terry Fox Foundation website.... Rolly Fox will turn 81 in March. The post states he started smoking at age 19 but quit 30 years ago.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:01
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[Canada] FROM THE ARCHIVES 'Ugly Club' restaurant closes in 2003, blames smoking ban

People would line up to have owner Sam Saikaley insult them....Saikaley chalked it up to the city's new smoking laws. Two years earlier, Ottawa had banned smoking in restaurants, bars, pubs and even bingo halls.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:38
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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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