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Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Its implementation will be scrutinized and dissected by Canadians ahead of the next election in 2019, as well as other nations that the prime minister has said may follow suit if the measure proves a success.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:25
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[Canada] Half of Canadian homeowners think marijuana use will hurt property values: poll

Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of homeowners polled say smoking marijuana inside a home would harm a property’s value; while 21 per cent disagreed and 15 per cent were neutral.
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:14
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[Canada] Kids exposed to pot through second-hand smoke or edibles at risk for adverse effects

health providers are warning parents and other adults about the potential dangers to children of exposure through second-hand smoke or the ingestion of cannabis-laced edibles. Even the tail end of a joint can pose a risk if a curious child were to eat it
Canadian Press
added Oct 17, 2018 01:58
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[Canada] Preparing for pot: Residents, government ministers react to cannabis legalization

On the eve of weed legalization, Postmedia hit the streets to get Edmontonians’ take on a legal toke. During the lunch rush in the downtown core Tuesday afternoon, many residents said they are interested... He said he is concerned about secondhand smoke
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] Halifax aims for 30 smoking zones by end of week

Municipality says it is having trouble finding appropriate areas in downtown core
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:31
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[Canada] Halifax councillor apologizes after smokers left frustrated over lack of designated smoking areas

The bylaw prohibits smoking on municipal property unless marked as a designated area. But as Alicia Draus reports, there are only nine designated areas and none on the peninsula.
Global News (ca)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:17
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[Canada] Ashtrays being redistributed to align with Edmonton's 10-metre no-smoking zone

A number of ashtrays will soon be gone along busy Edmonton strips like Whyte Avenue and Jasper Avenue to comply with the new no-smoking-in-public-places bylaw. There will still be some designated smoking zones in those areas — beyond the 10-metre buffer
Global News (ca)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:05
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[Canada] Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is

On Sunday, Checkup opened the lines to Canadians to share their thoughts on the upcoming legislation. While some worried about secondhand smoke and the long-term effects of marijuana use, others were optimistic about how easier availability could benefi
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:51
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco accuses feds and province of double standard on cannabis black market

Officials argue low cannabis taxes are needed to freeze out black market as ever-higher tobacco taxes encourages illicit tobacco trade
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Oct 16, 2018 20:32
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[Canada] Sheridan College Campuses will be smoke-free as of October 17, 2018

Sheridan has adopted a new smoke-free policy, which will see all of its campuses become 100% smoke-free as of October 17, 2018. As such, smoking any form of tobacco and/or cannabis, vaping and use of e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco (commonly known as
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:27
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