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[Canada] Outside smokers start 23 Saskatoon fires in 18 months

The Saskatoon fire department said people who didn't properly dispose of cigarettes and cigars started 23 fires that caused more than $4 million in damage in the past 18 months. In 2013, 16 fires were caused by these materials. So far this year, seven f
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 3, 2014 17:46

[Canada] Councillors approve comprehensive citywide smoking ban

Following a presentation by the Sudbury and District Health Unit, council passed resolutions directing staff to prepare laws banning smoking on city property, as well as on outdoor bar patios. Facilities such as Pioneer Manor are exempt – it’s covered by
Northern Life (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 08:30

[Canada] Summary of results of the Youth Smoking Survey 2012-2013

The prevalence of youth having ever tried smoking a cigarette is at an all-time low since it was first monitored among Canadian youth. In 1994, nearly half the students in grades 6 to 9 (45%) reported having ever tried smoking a cigarette, decreasing to
Health Canada
added Jun 4, 2014 09:55

[Canada] Editorial: Plain packages for cigarettes seem a certainty (with poll)

Playing tricks with the little boxes they’re sold in isn’t likely to make much of a difference, but the Liberals obviously feel compelled to take one more measure to persuade people to quit smoking or not pick up the habit at all. We’ll await the results.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 9, 2016 13:22

[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario's new anti-smoking rules take effect, banning smoking from patios

The changes also added playgrounds, and sports fields to the places where people can no longer smoke. The revised legislation also bans the sale of tobacco products from university and college campuses.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 3, 2015 13:47

[Canada] E-cigarettes to be restricted, flavoured tobacco to be banned in Ontario

Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla made the announcement at a new conference on Monday morning. The law, which will be introduced on Monday, will effectively ban e-cigarettes wherever smoking is already prohibited. They will also be banned for anyo
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:17

[Canada] Imperial Tobacco challenges Quebec ban on tobacco, menthol cigarettes

Imperial Tobacco has launched a legal challenge of certain parts of Quebec’s tobacco-control law and is asking a judge to strike them down on constitutional grounds. The company has filed an application for judicial review with Quebec Superior Court, sa
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:33

[Canada] E-Cigarettes could soon be regulated in Alberta

Alberta’s new Health Minister considers e-cigarettes “dangerous”, and wants to impose rules on their use and sale. Stephen Mandel says he wants new regulations in place “as soon as possible”.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:22

[Canada] Smoking sparked massive Edmonton condo blaze

About 400 people were forced from their homes by a condominium blaze early Monday. The four-storey condo fire at Park Place Hamptons, near 199 Street and 53 Avenue, broke out in the early morning hours on Monday.
added Jul 22, 2014 13:32

[Canada, New York] Ontario ramps up fight against contraband tobacco

Ministry officials said it is believed that the growth of tobacco farms is due in part to the fact that some are selling their product to underground manufacturers. They said by registering each farm it will be easier to follow the leaf and the money.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:28
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