Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Canada 21,013 headlines found

10 Views

[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
12 Views

[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
16 Views

[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
11 Views

[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
15 Views

[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
18 Views

[Canada] New Brunswick RCMP charge Ontario man with weapons, tobacco offences

The Mounties say that on Tuesday at approximately 1:30 p.m. officers stopped a car at a check stop on Highway 2. Police say they seized a firearm and illegal tobacco after searching the vehicle. Lyman Chatman was remanded into police custody and appea
Global News (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
17 Views

[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
8 Views

[Canada] Ban on public cannabis smoking, vaping looms in Greater Victoria

A Capital Regional District committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a proposal to add cannabis and e-cigarettes to the clean air bylaw that already bans tobacco smoking in parks, within seven metres of buildings and in other public spaces.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:27
9 Views

[Canada] Patio smoking ban begins April 1

The smoking ban on patios at Winnipeg restaurants and bars is set to come into effect on April 1. In March, after a public engagement process, city council approved amendments to the outdoor smoking bylaw, which bans smoking on outdoor patios. The ban
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:13
12 Views

[Canada] Cannabis Companies Prepare Their Brands for Canadian Legalization

When the legislation arrives this summer, it will turn Canada into the first G7 nation to fully legalize the sale and use of cannabis for recreational purposes. It's a change which will vastly expand the Canadian cannabis industry, which is currently limi
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2018 01:05
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines