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[Canada] Thunder Bay landlords pushed to go smoke-free

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is calling on multi-unit housing providers in the area to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. In a news release issued in conjunction with the start of Fire Prevention Week, the TBDHU noted that, currently
TBNewsWatch (TBTV) (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:03
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[Canada] Legalized marijuana big concern for multi-res owners

CORPIQ wants owners to have the right to retroactively modify leases to include clauses that forbid the smoking of marijuana in apartments, whether or not the leases currently forbid smoking. But he notes it is already difficult to enforce prohibitions
RENX - Real Estate News Exchange (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 14:53
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[Canada] Ban on menthol-flavoured tobacco takes a bite out of business, says Regina supplier

Menthol cigarettes are now banned in Canada and local tobacco suppliers have lost a range of products and with that, customer dollars, according to one store owner. Ashok Brahmania, manager of Twin's Smoke Shop Ltd. in Regina, said the store has lost 11
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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[Canada] No-Smoking Policies for Multi-Unit Housing

Lambton Public Health is teaming up with the Sarnia Fire Rescue Service to promote no-smoking policies in apartments, condominiums and other multi-unit housing buildings. “Tenants can encourage their landlords to adopt a no-smoking policy,” says Heath P
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:20
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[Canada] LETTER: Probing cigarette toxins

In 2008, I measured these toxic metals in the urine of random individuals. Of the cigarette smokers, 75 per cent had elevated levels of these metals. These toxic metals are also in second-hand smoke and third-hand smoke...What is needed is a large study
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Oct 7, 2017 15:18
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[Canada] Smoking banned in parks

A Similkameen community has banned smoking in public parks. Keremeos council unanimously voted this week to impose a $100 fine on anyone caught smoking in Memorial or Pine parks. "This came to the forefront because of all the wildfires we had in the ar
Castanet.net (ca)
added Oct 5, 2017 16:25
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[Canada] Proposed bylaw may ban all smoking near business entrances

Smoking could be banned near all entrances to publicly accessible buildings in Flin Flon as early as mid-October. City council has approved first reading of a bylaw that would prohibit lighting up within 16 feet of the doorway to any building open to th
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:02
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[Australia, Canada] Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest plotting 'assault' on the tobacco industry

Suing big tobacco for the costs of smoking-related illnesses is on the radar of an organisation set up by billionaire iron ore magnate and philanthropist Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest. The $75-million Eliminate Cancer Initiative (ECI), funded by Mr Forrest an
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 16:45
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[Canada] Billionaire Andrew Forrest to Fund Anti-Smoking Suits, Australian Says

The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
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[Canada] ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CITIZENS IS PREPARING TO TAKE ON BIG TOBACCO

on behalf of smokers as part of an unprecedented “assault” on the industry. Philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest...is privately seeking legal advice from some of Australia’s most expensive QCs. It’s understood the court action would be bas
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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