Headlines Tagged with Canada — 20,913 headlines found
Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Nov 3, 2015 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33
Toronto Council voted 34-3 Wednesday to ban hookah smoking inside licensed businesses in Toronto, effective April 1, 2016. After a brief debate, council decided to extinguish indoor hookah smoking — even if it doesn’t involve tobacco. “We’re going to d
Nov 3, 2015 Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:30
As another e-cigarette store in Pictou County opened its doors, the provincial Department of Health continues to look at ways to legislate restrictions on the products.
Oct 21, 2014 Pictou County News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:52
On Tuesday, Councillors will be asked to consider bylaw amendments that would ban selling the battery-powered devices to minors, and force users to abide by the same rules as regular smokers.
Sep 25, 2014 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:51
I agree with Ms DiManno who ended her column with "It's the maniacs -- and their bureaucratic enablers -- who've taken over the asylum." It is time for a change in management at CAMH.
Apr 21, 2014 Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:20
[Canada] Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers, right? No, life-insurance companies say
When the Toronto resident went to buy life insurance after being tobacco-free for a year, however, he discovered the insurance industry was not so impressed. Underwriters are insisting that e-cigarette “vapers” like him pay smokers’ premiums that can be
Apr 21, 2014 National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:33
Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Oct 10, 2015 Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23
The Eagle Energy Vapor looks like an e-cigarette, but it contains ingredients similar to energy drinks: guarana, ginseng, and taurine. Its creators boast that it has no nicotine or sugar. "As new technologies evolved, we saw the opportunity to create a
May 19, 2015 Huffington Post (blog)
added May 20, 2015 06:46
The University of Manitoba says the province spends an additional $244 million on health care for smokers per year. The study compared two similar groups of people. One group that smoked and one that did not.
May 6, 2015 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 20:54
Prescription smoking cessation therapies Champix and Zyban will now be covered under the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program and the New Brunswick Drug Plan. The two drugs were reviewed through the standard evidenced-based drug review process and re
Jul 16, 2014 CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 12:12