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[Canada] Edmonton festivals weigh in on if and where people will be able to inhale marijuana on their grounds when legalization rolls out

how Edmontonians will be able to smoke marijuana at festivals is still up in the air. The province’s proposed framework, in short, treats the inhalation of cannabis in public much like tobacco products, with the added caveat that it can’t be done near sc
Edmonton (Alb) Examiner (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:19
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[Canada] Local youth to rally on Parliament for changes to cigarette packaging

A group of Oxford County youth is headed to the nation’s capital Thursday to join youth from across the country in supporting Bill-S5. On November 9 the grass roots, youth-based group called What the Health? will rally on Parliament Hill to support a bi
Ingersoll Times (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 20:23
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed?

Think about it not as marijuana, but as smoke — and then think about just how complicated the federal, provincial and municipal regulation of the drug will be... Municipalities are waiting for provinces to bring down rules on marijuana use and sales to d
Truro (NS) Daily News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:29
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[Canada] Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler was a business visionary who leaves a philanthropic legacy

That kind of decisive action to improve society – based on a personal experience – was a hallmark of Mr. Koffler, who died on Sunday at his home in Toronto. Mr. Koffler created what is now Canada's largest drugstore business, but his legacy extends to a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:24
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Ready or Not, Recreational Marijuana Use Is Coming to Canada

Nor have most provincial governments decided on the minimum age for buyers, or where smoking marijuana will be legal.
New York Times
added Nov 4, 2017 22:29
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[Canada, New York] "We didn't put that border here" - Mohawks fight a problem of geography and identity

Akwesasne made headlines in the 1990s when some Mohawks asserted their sovereign trade rights to bring untaxed cigarettes into Canada. Canadian mounties tried to stop them.
North Country Public Radio
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Canada] Examining the association between physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sport participation with e-cigarette use and smoking status in a large sample of Canadian Youth

Results suggest that e-cigarette users are more likely to engage in physical activity compared to non e-cigarette users. Youth e-cigarette users are more likely to be physically active while the opposite is true for smokers. Although e-cigarettes may be
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Canada] Backgrounder: Protecting People in Ontario from the Health Impacts of Cannabis

In response to the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis in July 2018, Ontario's proposed approach to legalization is informed by the province's experience in managing tobacco and alcohol, as well as lessons from other jurisdictions that have re
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 2, 2017 03:36
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[Canada] E-cigarette users more likely to smoke tobacco, study suggests

A large new study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found teenagers who used e-cigarettes were more likely to start smoking a year later. But rather than providing support for those who think e-cigarettes are a gateway to smo
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 5, 2017 16:20
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GLANTZ: 11th longitudinal study shows that kids who start with ecigs more likely to go on to cigs, this time from Canada

The paper is especially interesting because nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are illegal in Canada, which strongly suggests that the gateway effect of e-cigarette use does not simply depend on the availability of nicotine. Nicotine containing e-cigs are
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:11
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