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[Canada] Ford government delays new vaping rules

“The government will work with the public, experts and businesses to re-examine the evidence related to vaping as a smoking cessation tool to ensure that any changes are in the best interests of everyone and protect Ontarians’ health and safety,” Simon
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:57

[Canada] Doug Ford halts introduction of additional anti-vaping rules for more study

“The changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act that were set to come into effect on July 1 … are being paused to give the new government the opportunity to carefully review the new regulations related to vaping,” Ford’s spokesman Simon Jefferies said Wednesd
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:55

[Canada] Lambton Public Health Warns Of Vaping Effects

If you’re using vaping as a healthy alternative to smoking, Lambton Public Health says you may want to think again. The agency says while more research is needed into the impacts of vaping, the devices still contain harmful chemicals and metal particles (ca)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:18

[Canada] Australia wins landmark tobacco packaging ruling at World Trade Organization

Ruling effectively gives a green light for other countries such as Canada to roll out similar laws
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 29, 2018 02:00

[Canada] With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless

Vancouver’s 500 trained volunteers ask 17 questions as they cover 200 routes through the city, doling out tokens of appreciation: candy as well as tobacco ties, a small cloth pouch filled with tobacco that indigenous Canadians use for prayers. Forty perc
added Jul 3, 2018 15:54

[Canada] Philip Morris International Makes Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future Through Partnership with Physician-Founded Start-up

Parallax Development Corp. (“Parallax”) and Philip Morris International (“PMI”) will join forces to develop innovations in alternative nicotine-delivery platforms. / Parallax is a start-up co-founded by two leading Canadian pulmonary physicians focused o
Business Wire
added Jun 29, 2018 22:18

[Canada] Guelph landlord makes its buildings smoke-free:New policy applies to recreational pot smoke

Tenants of Guelph’s Skyline apartment buildings will have limited options if they want to smoke pot when recreational cannabis becomes legal in October. Skyline Living, which owns 169 residential properties across the province, including many in Guelph,
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:44

[Canada] Ban on smoking legal pot on public streets looms in Penticton

The City of Penticton’s planning manager will recommend to city council next week that it should ban smoking or vaping of cannabis in all public spaces when recreational marijuana becomes legal on Oct. 17. Planning manager Blake Laven says the framewor
Global News (ca)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:41

Cost of substance use in Canada tops $38 billion, with booze and tobacco on top

their study concluded that two-thirds of substance use costs are associated with alcohol and tobacco. It found the four substances related to the largest costs are alcohol at $14.6 billion, tobacco at $12 billion, opioids at $3.5 billion and marijuana at
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29

Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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