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[Canada] Edmonton vaping enthusiasts fuming over city proposal to treat e-cigarettes like other tobacco products 21

The amendment to the bylaw, which would require council approval, was proposed at a Community Services Committee meeting on Monday. A dozen speakers came before the committee to speak to the suggestion that e-cigarettes should be banned in public places
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 19:48
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Say goodbye to cigarettes, hello to booze

Alcohol is more prevalent now than it ever has been. Booze billboards are everywhere... That’s not to suggest alcohol should be shunned the way of the cigarette. But a conversation about our high consumption level of booze needs to happen. Our attitudes a
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:39
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[Canada] ZAWERTAILO: Jury still out on the impact of vaping on your health

there’s still not enough good evidence showing that it’s harmless...For tobacco companies, this has the potential not just to recoup the lost revenue from falling cigarette sales, but it may also be a new way to get new people hooked on their products.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:58
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[Canada] MARTIQUET: The unhealthy draw of a cigar

We may think cigars are links to power, wealth and fame, but they are just as likely to be linked to oral cancer, black teeth and lung disease … not so glamourous after all. There is no such thing as safe tobacco, however it is delivered.
Coast Reporter (ca)
added Aug 23, 2015 16:22
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[Canada] Taxation key to smokers butting out in favour of E-cig: University of Ottawa professor

Sweanor presented his thesis in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggesting "sharply-increased taxes on combustible (cigarettes)" while reducing or eliminating excise taxes on smokeless alternatives like e-cigarettes, which remain unsanctioned in Can
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Aug 20, 2015 14:44
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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33
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[Canada] VIDEO: Bar owners want to create smoking and non-smoking patios

Public consultations are currently underway on Quebec's proposed anti-tobacco legislation, Bill 44. It would, among other restrictions, make it illegal to smoke on patios and terrasses of bars and restaurants. The Association of Bar Owners say that would
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:24
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[Canada] Calls grow for tougher penalties against people who toss cigarette butts

Christy Clark isn’t the only one who thinks penalties should be tougher for people who carelessly toss cigarette butts. On Sunday, the premier said the disrespectful and dangerous practice needs to be brought to an end in light of a human-caused wildfire
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 14:36
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[Canada] CTV News Quebec bar owners threaten to sue over proposed ban on smoking on patios

The head of a group of bar owners is threatening legal action if Quebec goes ahead with anti-tobacco legislation to ban smoking on outdoor patios. In May, the governing Liberals tabled Bill 44, which would put an end to smoking on restaurant and bar patio
Canadian Press
added Aug 18, 2015 14:34
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[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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