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[Canada] 1 in 3 Cigarettes Sold in Ontario are Contraband

While non-smokers don't care, perhaps they should. The Ontario government is losing out on $700 million to $1.1 billion annually in taxes. Criminal gangs are involved in cigarette distribution across the province. Organized crime treats cigarette smuggli
Gangsterism Out Blog
added May 25, 2017 00:27
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[Canada] PREVENTION AS A CURE

The dramatic plunge in smoking rates since the 1960s has saved 800,000 lives in the United States alone and accounts for most of the recent drop in cancer mortality, a 2012 American study concluded. If any basic science or drug discovery had made even c
National Post (ca)
added May 24, 2017 02:30
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[Canada] City of Regina poised to ban smoking on patios, playgrounds

The City of Regina is poised to replace its current smoking bylaw — which deals with indoor areas — with a new set of rules also banning smoking in many outdoor places, starting July 15.
CBC News (ca)
added May 24, 2017 01:26
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[Canada] Regina city councillors propose even stricter smoking, vaping bylaw

the committee, which is made up of all city councillors, voted in favour of banning smoking and vaping at all city-owned spaces at all times. City administration had recommended banning smoking at public events and within 10 metres of playgrounds and oth
CBC News (ca)
added May 23, 2017 12:59
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[Canada] Butt-out outdoors: Indoor smoking ban could extend to Winnipeg patios

Winnipeg was one of the first cities to hang a no smoking sign in all restaurants back in 2003, but is soon to be the very last to butt-out patio smoking. Coun. John Orlikow is among a few city councillors interested in extending smoking bans to patios, p
Metro (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:55
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[Canada] Winnipeg poised to be last city to allow public patio smoking

In 2003, Winnipeg was one of the first Canadian cities to ban smoking inside restaurants. Since then, indoor smoking has been banned from public places in almost every Canadian urban centre, thanks to a combination of municipal and provincial legislation
CBC News (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:54
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Patio smoking ban should be in place

People have a right to clean air. Even the Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservices Association said most of its members are on board with the proposed change. So let’s get it done.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 19, 2017 21:01
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[Canada] Vancouverites can now be fined $500 for improperly discarding cigarettes

From now on, Vancouver Fire & Rescue Services says a fine of $500 can be levied against anyone who discards burning material that creates a hazardous situation. Anyone tossing cigarettes or other burning material onto grass, vegetation or debris can be
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 19, 2017 15:05
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Canada tests lower age for pot legalization

The most controversial thing about Canada's move to legalize marijuana nationwide may be setting the minimum age for use at 18 — three years lower than in U.S. states that have embraced legalization — a move that is being closely watched across the conti
AP - Associated Press
added May 19, 2017 13:29
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[Canada] City's patio smokers may be told to butt out

While it’s clear second-hand smoke is carcinogenic and bad for your health, the councillor said he’d like to see more research and consultation before Winnipeg decides whether or not to update bylaws to ban smoking on patios. Anecdotally, Pagtakhan said
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added May 19, 2017 12:55
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