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[Canada] Major changes coming to BC Ferries

all vessels will be completely smoke free in January 2018. Announced today, BC Ferries’ President and CEO Mark Collins says they decided to make all vessels smoke-free to “support the health and wellness of our customers and employees, as it helps contro
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:14
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[Canada] BC Ferries to soon introduce bottom-deck and smoking bans

Those who like to sleep in their car or smoke on ferries will soon be in for a rude awakening. BC Ferries is following through on promises to restrict passengers from remaining on closed car decks during sailings – and to ban smoking on all of its vessel
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:13
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Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 22, 2017 20:08
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Across Canada, smoking laws will have to be updated by next July to deal with legalized pot

Ontario’s Smoke-Free Ontario Act doesn’t deal with smoking anything other than tobacco (though a series of amendments, not yet in force, cover marijuana). Local governments vary in their approach. Toronto’s smoking bylaw covers “… the carrying of a ligh
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:53
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[Canada] LETTER: Lawsuit drags on while criminal trials dropped

Methinks it has something to do with the fact that there are two very deep pockets (government and tobacco industry) providing money to lawyers. Let’s face it, the justice system is run by lawyers (judges) and often their sons and daughters become lawyer
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 19, 2017 16:42
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[Canada] LETTER: Non-smokers deserve to breathe fresh air at home

I would like to discuss second-hand smoke in strata condominiums and non-market apartment balconies in communities across B.C., an issue that is often overlooked. Many non-smoking individuals, including families with children, the elderly and people of a
Delta Optiist (ca)
added Aug 17, 2017 15:49
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[Canada] Crack down on illegal cigarettes urges lobby group

A group called the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT), speaking to representatives from Northern Ontario at the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference, called illegal tobacco an "epidemic" that is plaguing nor
BayToday.ca (ca)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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Waterloo pharmacist brings new nicotine addiction treatment to Canada

Blake Ziegler, pharmacist, University of Waterloo professor and founder of zpharm, has successfully gotten a natural health product (branded Cravv) approved for sale in Canada. Cravv's main ingredient is cytisine, a promising compound that's proven to re
OurWindsor.ca (ca)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:07
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[Canada] Editorial: Tobacco lawsuit still drags on

In part, this was due to the work of whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand... In any event, if the province is right, while this trial meandered along, a whole new generation of smokers was recruited by shameless industry tactics. That is unconscionable.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:24
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[Canada] 22-year-old man dies after being punched inside Starbucks in Burnaby, B.C.

"The woman tossed a cigarette out the window and he [Page-Vincelli] picked it up and he threw it back at her," said Michael Zimeras, who was one of the witnesses outside the coffee shop at the time. The woman went inside a nearby bank and came out with
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 10, 2017 15:37
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