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[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08
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[Canada] Study: Tobacco minimum age law effective

found that Canadian minimum age of tobacco sales laws are effective in limiting smoking in underage youth. Dr. Russ Callaghan, the study’s lead author, and his team looked at data from seven Canadian community health surveys (2000-2014), which assess hea
BC Local News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:39
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[Canada] BC Liberal leader batted for big tobacco against BC

The newly-elected BC Liberal leader once acted for multinational tobacco... Andrew Wilkinson represented Philip Morris International Inc., as it and other big tobacco companies dragged the Attorney General of BC through the court system[1], fighting the
ThinkPol (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22
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[Canada] McGill to be smoke-free by 2023

Prior to the adoption of the policy, the Health and Safety Committee at McGill held consultations concerning the policy which involved students, faculty, and staff from both campuses, which, according to McGill, “indicated that a significant majority of
McGill Daily (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:20
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[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44
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[Canada] New signs to promote smoke, vape-free zones

new signage in the fall to remind the public green spaces surrounding schools are tobacco and vape-free zones. The signage has been displayed for multiple years at municipal parks, and now school grounds will have these signs. While schools have been smo
Lloydminster (AB) Meridian Booster (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:58
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[Canada] WIRZ: KPU’S STERN SMOKE-FREE POLICY MIGHT JUST BE WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO QUIT

the university’s policy could be the extra incentive some people need to kick their smoking habit, and perhaps the larger KPU campuses could provide some sort of relief room for people dealing with nicotine cravings. For those trying to quit, B.C. offers
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:22
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[Canada] Ontario proposal to allow cannabis consumption in hotel rooms could jump-start pot tourism

The provincial regulations unveiled last month propose that cannabis could be consumed by residents and their guests at rooms in hotels, motels and inns, as long as the drug is not smoked or vaped. Smoking and vaping marijuana would be allowed in designat
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:42
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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Canada] Number of Whitehorse students vaping on the rise: principal

The principal of a high school in Whitehorse says the number of students using e-cigarettes has blossomed. "Last year there was a couple of kids vaping and using e-cigarettes and this year there's a huge number of kids who are doing that," says Bruce Th
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:27
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