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[Canada] Vaping helps to kick cigarette habit: Barrette

Trying to kick cigarettes? Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette recommends “vaping.” “Electronic cigarettes are a means to quit smoking that is clearly extraordinarily efficient,” he told reporters after a legislative committee on Tuesday, on the occas
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:59

[Canada] Silencing Tobacco on the Big Screen: A Smoke-Free Movies Forum / February 5, 2015

Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please fill in the registration form below.
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added Jan 6, 2015 16:21

[Canada] Patio and playground smoking now illegal in Ontario

Tough new rules making it illegal to smoke on bar and restaurant patios have taken effect in Ontario. Smoking on playgrounds and public sports fields is also prohibited. The new rules also ban the sale of tobacco on post-secondary campuses.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:03

[Canada] Backgrounder: Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

Since 2000, Ontario's smoking prevalence rate has fallen from 24.5 per cent to 18.1per cent in 2013, which equals approximately 332,000 fewer smokers in Ontario. Despite significant progress in curbing the use of tobacco products, 13,000 Ontarians still
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:54

[Canada] E-cigarette laws slowed in Nova Scotia by NDP, PC

Nova Scotia's opposition parties continue to slow down passage of a government bill which will ban the use of e-cigarettes, water pipes, and vaporizers in public places The NDP and the PCs argue the governing Liberals have abandoned plans to ban flavou
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 14, 2014 17:33

[Canada] Final arguments underway in Quebec class-action tobacco suit

The trial stems from two actions that were filed in 1998 and certified and consolidated in 2005 by Quebec Superior Court. For the family of the late Jean-Yves Blais, one of the lead plaintiffs 16 years ago, the possibility of an end to the legal saga is
Canadian Press
added Sep 22, 2014 23:20

[Canada] Reduced Nicotine Cigarettes: Smoking Behavior and Biomarkers of Exposure among Smokers Not Intending to Quit

Conclusions: The study adds to the evidence that cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine content are not associated with increased smoking intensity or exposure to smoke toxicants.
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
added Aug 26, 2014 13:37

[Canada] With glamour of smoking all but gone, why is Big Tobacco still so profitable?

Despite decades of negative factors that would likely spell the end of any other industry, international tobacco companies are raking in cash and staking their territory in the battle for market share. In Canada, smoking rates have plateaued at about 16
National Post (ca)
added Aug 19, 2014 17:54

[Canada] Edmonton school boards ban electronic cigarettes over marijuana concerns

Two Edmonton school boards have banned the use of electronic cigarettes on school property over concerns that some students could use the devices to smoke marijuana on the sly. Police say officers have caught five high school students in the last two wee
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added May 11, 2014 12:42

[Canada] Ontario Retailers Warn of Consequences of Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Dave Bryans, CEO of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA). "This is not a tax increase that will go unnoticed by Ontario's small businesses or by the Ontario public, despite what the Premier and Finance Minister may believe."
added Apr 30, 2014 12:25
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