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[Canada] GALLINGER: Dealing with fellow parents who smoke in front of your children

The real danger of their casual smoking, is that it 'normalizes' this behaviour to kids, Ken Gallinger writes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 18:13
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[Canada] Ontario considers licensing cannabis lounges

Ontario is considering licensing lounges where people can consume marijuana when the drug becomes legal across Canada, according to regulations published by the province for public comment.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 01:37
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking was good for you back then

we support the Town of Oliver’s plan to establish a bylaw to prohibit smoking in local parks, which a number of municipalities already enforce. Some people spoke against this proposal when we published the story on our website. The fact is people don’t l
Oliver (BC) Chronicle
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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[Canada] Restaurateur drops charter challenge of Ottawa's hookah ban

Brian Mahmoud of the Lebanese Palace on Industrial Avenue argued that smoking the pipes is an important cultural practice in many Arab and Middle Eastern communities, and that banning the tradition amounted to a violation of the equality provisions in th
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2018 02:05
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[Canada] Get ready to butt-out: BC Ferries goes smoke-free Monday

“[We announced it earlier] so that we could get our customers, as well as our employees, used to the new policy,” explains Deborah Marshall with BC Ferries. “We wanted to provide plenty of advanced notice for customers.”
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:20
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[Canada] No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

On Monday BC Ferries will officially become a smoke-free environment, banning all smoking substances including tobacco and e-cigarettes to all terminals, vessels, and the interior of any vehicles parked on their property.
Ladysmith (BC) Chronicle (ca)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:14
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[Canada] Government not doing enough on tobacco reduction, coalition says

The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta, a coalition of health organizations, gave Alberta government a C-minus for its overall effort to reduce tobacco use in an annual report card Wednesday, the second consecutive year the province has received the faili
Morinville (AB) News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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[Canada] The Supreme Court and access to B.C.'s healthcare databases.

The question before the Supreme Court today was whether one of the defendants in the B.C. action - Philip Morris International - should be given access to the several databases in which records of the medical treatments of British Columbians were record
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Conclusion The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restricted youth.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 16:09
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Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Surprisingly few studies, however, have assessed the potential impacts of minimum-age tobacco restrictions on youth smoking...The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restri
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:41
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