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[Canada] Peace officers and inspectors now able to issue tickets for smoking in public places

“Your government is continuing to work toward creating a smoke-free New Brunswick,” said deputy premier Stephen Horsman. “When you smoke, you not only harm yourself, but you can harm everyone around you. We are pleased that these regulations are now in p
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:45
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[Canada] Canadian health groups respond to Philip Morris International’s $1 billion research fund

“We risk repeating the tragedy of past decades unless the government moves quickly to ensure that the new challenges of e-cigarettes and so-called reduced risk products are addressed by reliable and uncontaminated research.”
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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[Canada] Minimum age to buy pot should be 21, Alberta Health Services suggests

Alberta Health Services is suggesting a minimum age of 21 for recreational marijuana purchases — and proposes the province use future legislation as an ''opportunity" to consider raising the ages to buy tobacco and liquor.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:58
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[Canada] Running group helps half its graduates quit smoking

Half the people who completed a 10-week community running program aimed at helping them quit smoking were successful in their attempt. Many others reduced their smoking, and saw their mental health improve.
ScienceDaily
added Sep 14, 2017 07:40
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[Canada] LETTER: Butt out around the hospital

People with breathing problems should not be subjected to second hand smoke at their local hospital, it just does not make sense. What will it be like after July 1 of 2018? Will patients have to put up with marijuana smoke as well on hospital grounds?
The Oshawa Express (ca)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:49
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[Canada] LETT: City moving too slowly on patio smoking

Faced with a well-documented public health threat from smoking on bar and restaurant patios, this edition of city council seems to be satisfied to dither while cigarettes burn all over the city.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:40
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[Canada] Here are your rights if you’re getting second-hand smoke in your condo unit.

Owners in my building have placed leaflets on each unit's door handle, advertising a condominium community website. One of the directors has been seen removing the leaflets. Can he do this? The leaflets were obviously placed on the door handles for the
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 9, 2017 18:33
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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[Canada] Possible patio smoking ban sparks public-consultation process

City hall has launched a consultation process to gauge public opinion on whether the smoking ban should be extended to patios at restaurants and bars. The consultation is part of a year-long process that’s expected to culminate in an administrative repo
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:41
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[Canada] City wants your take on smoke-free patios

Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:29
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