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[Canada] NZ professor warns quit services to become vape-friendly, and FDA faces new criticism on Deeming

A leading New Zealand tobacco control expert says new research shows government-run stop smoking services face a crisis unless they fully embrace vaping as a harm reduction tool. The findings add pressure on the government to make progress with legalisin
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:20
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[Canada] Mt. Washington to ban smoking on all resort property this summer

The new policy will extend to all resort property, including parking lots, ski runs, bike, hiking and Nordic trails and public spaces within the resort area boundary. The policy covers all smoking, including vaporizers and marijuana. Mount Washington sp
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:16
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[Canada] Smoking cannabis, vaping now banned in most public places in Victoria

The Capital Regional District board has approved an amendment to the Clean Air Bylaw that bans smoking cannabis and vaping in almost all public places in Greater Victoria — including playing fields, playgrounds and public squares. "It is expected that
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:18
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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[Canada] Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups to shut down after Ottawa fails to provide funding

The Non-Smokers’ Rights Association (NSRA) and Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) have been limping along on a combination of savings, provincial help, and the work of volunteers since their federal funding was cut by the former Conservative govern
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:42
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[Canada] Inmate beaten to death for a few grams of tobacco, court told

A man who was killed at the Montreal Detention Centre nearly two years ago was beaten to death by three fellow inmates for just a few grams of tobacco, the prosecutor in the murder trial of the trio told a jury on Monday. “All this for a few unfortunat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:19
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[Canada] N.S. landlords get greenlight to ban smoking, growing pot

Nova Scotia landlords will have the power to ban smoking and growing marijuana in their rental units once pot becomes legal. Under the new rules outlined by the province on Tuesday, landlords must provide four months’ notice of a ban to the tenant, befo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:56
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Canada] Legal weed will create extra work – Stellarton, Westville police chief

Nova Scotians will only be able to buy weed from NSLC stores and those who smoke it will be subject to existing public smoking rules. But MacNeil said that existing ant-smoking bylaws may not be enough. “For example, walking on a sidewalk can expose ot
Pictou County News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 03:26
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[Canada] Gap in smoking laws allows Manitoba hookah lounges to stay in business

Manitoba’s current legislation only bans the smoking and vaping of cannabis and tobacco in public places — it doesn’t ban smoking a hookah. Which means some businesses, like the Ramallah Cafe on Pembina Highway, are able to allow customers the chance to
Global News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:57
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