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[Canada] Why would rules regarding smoking pot in public be any different than cigarettes?

Short answer- they shouldn’t be. Premier John Horgan said this week that marijuana smokers may have to abide by the same public smoking rules as tobacco users when cannabis becomes legal next year. He seems to leave some doubt, though, that the same rules
CFJC Today (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:34
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[Canada] Smoke breakdown: How will legal marijuana impact Canadian workplaces?

Once recreational cannabis use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated. At least that's the fear among some human resources officials who wonder if the law change will bring impairment at work, decreased p
Canadian Press
added Dec 15, 2017 22:32
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[Canada] More than $8,000 in charges laid under Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conviction was to a local employer for not meeting their due diligence in preventing smoking in the workplace inclu
Sudbury.com (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:37
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[Canada] Health Alliance going smoke-free Jan. 1

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance will begin 2018 by going smoke-free in and around its Chatham and Wallaceburg campuses, but supports will be available to help smokers cope with the situation. The decision to prohibit smoking cigarettes and any other sm
Chatham (Ont) This Week (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:33
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[Canada] Two convicted in Sudbury for illegal smoking

The Sudbury and District Health Unit has successfully prosecuted two cases under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act....The first conviction was to an individual for smoking on hospital property. The resulting fine was for $3,000 plus surcharges. The second conv
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15
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[Canada] Companies fret about hazy rules around pot use

Once recreational pot use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated.
Canadian Press
added Dec 14, 2017 17:28
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[Canada] Provincial legislation will ban smoking anywhere on hospital property

The Chatham-Kent Health Alliance will begin the new year by going smoke-free in and around its Chatham and Wallaceburg campuses, but supports will be available to help smokers cope with the situation. The decision to prohibit smoking cigarettes and any
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:10
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[Canada] Smoking bylaw changes to come

Stricter anti-smoking laws will be brought before City of Powell River council in 2018 as a result of grassroots persistence. Vancouver Coastal Health tobacco reduction coordinator for Powell River Nathan Jantz initiated the changes and continues to work
Powell River (BC) Peak (ca)
added Dec 14, 2017 00:07
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[Canada] B.C. premier says pot smokers may face same outdoor rules as cigarette smokers

Marijuana smokers in British Columbia may have to abide by the same public smoking rules as tobacco users when cannabis becomes legal, Premier John Horgan said Tuesday. Horgan said his government is still formulating its marijuana policy, but may follow t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:27
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[Canada] NCDs: Our Health Challenge For The 21st Century

So where do we start in our efforts to combat NCDs? Take tobacco, a major risk factor. Tobacco is the most addictive product sold today, and most smokers start using it as children. We know that, and we still allow marketing to young people. This is a se
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 13, 2017 04:24
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