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PAPALOANNOY-DUIC: Medical experts offered to debate Canada’s anti-vaping groups — but they all refused

Last week was National Non-Smoking Week, so why weren’t health groups doing all they could to help smokers quit? Why wouldn’t they even show up to debate the best ways to get people to stop smoking? That is what happened in Ottawa last week when a panel
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 01:37
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[Canada] Second-Hand Cannabis Smoke Just As Harmful

According to Willert, “We know that smoke is smoke and everyone needs to limit their exposure to it. We know that cannabis smoke also produces toxins that can damage our lungs and has been linked to worse respiratory symptoms and chronic bronchitis.”
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Canada] NORTHERN HEALTH INTRIGUED BY BC CLEAN AIR COALITION STRATEGIES, INCREASED SMOKING AGE

If BC’s Clean Air Coalition gets its way by slashing tobacco use in the province, they’ll receive no shortage of support from Northern Health. Earlier this week, the coalition submitted several strategies to the province including raising the legal smok
My Prince George Now (94.3 The Goat Rocks/97 Country FM) (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:30
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[Canada] Non-Smoking Week Highlights Dangers.

The potential dangers of smoking not just tobacco but also marijuana are being highlighted during national non-smoking week. Grey Bruce Public Health Nurse Beth Karrow says when anything is smoked, there are a number chemicals released through the simp
Bayshore Broadcasting Corportion / Radio Owen Sound (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:30
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban coming in April

Smoking on Winnipeg’s restaurant and bar patios will be banned, effective April 1. That’s when a city bylaw will prohibit personal smoking devices, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes, on outdoor patios with food and/or beverage service.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46
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Canadians spent C$5.7 billion on cannabis in 2017: Statistics Canada

Canadians’ spending on cannabis was well below 2016 levels for alcohol at C$22.3 billion and tobacco at C$16 billion.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 23:34
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[Canada] 14-year-old Delta baseball player dies after falling while vaping nicotine

Kyle Losse, 14, was at home with family Sunday afternoon when he suddenly fainted. His stepmom Niki Losse said the family heard a loud noise from the bathroom. They found the teen on the floor with a vape pen or e-cigarette beside him.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 22:07
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[Canada] Secondary-smoke in apartments, condos a health risk: coalition

Clean Air Coalition wants building smoking risks disclosed with housing to would-be inhabitants, more smoke-free suites for National Non-Smoking Week
Metro (ca)
added Jan 25, 2018 20:42
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[Canada, USA] 17 universities oppose anti-smoking group with tobacco ties

Seventeen public health schools in the U.S. and Canada pledged Thursday to refuse research money from a new anti-smoking group funded by the tobacco industry. The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World was created in September with nearly $1 billion from the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jan 25, 2018 18:21
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[Canada] Advocates commend province’s move to pay for youth smoking cessation help

WATERLOO REGION — Youth trying to quit smoking can now get free medication and pharmacist counselling paid for by the province. The local branch of the Canadian Cancer Society applauded the new option for young people looking to kick the habit before it
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 27, 2018 02:39
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