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[Canada, California] GRIMES: Pot is A Dangerous ‘Recreation’

who supported the legalization of marijuana, a mind-altering substance known to be addictive? The same lawmakers who have declared tobacco and cigarettes deadly and supported a tax increase on cigarettes to stop smoking on that same November 2016 ballot.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:09
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[Canada] Decade after workplace smoking ban, advocates concerned over loopholes, pot legalization

“The hazards associated with second-hand cannabis are similar to those with second-hand smoke,” said public health physician Dr. Brent Friesen, who served as Calgary’s chief medical officer of health from 1999 to 2008. “Burning cannabis, smoking cannabis
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Canada] Close workplace smoking ban loopholes, advocacy group urges Alberta government

There are still too many loopholes in the provincial legislation that outlaws smoking in the workplace 10 years after it was first introduced, advocates say. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta marked one decade since passage of the Tobacco and Smokin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:45
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[Canada] Coalition calls on province to close gaps in workplace second-hand smoke legislation

Alberta workplaces became smoke-free a decade ago but the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says more can be done to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Smoke-free advocates say millions of workers have been protected from second-hand smoke over the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:43
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[Canada] CKHA Now Officially Smoke-Free

Like every health organization in Ontario, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is now smoke-free. As of New Year’s Day, the use of smoking products is not allowed on any CKHA property. The new regulations cover existing smoking shelters, bus stops, parking
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:39
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[Canada] ‘Qwidder’: Maritime-made app designed to help smokers kick old habits

Maritimers have created a new app - born out of personal loss - and they’re hoping to help smokers quit their cravings as the New Year approaches. The app is called ‘Qwidder’ and it was released a few weeks before Christmas 2017. Co-founder and presiden
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 1, 2018 02:54
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[Canada] Multiple municipalities in P.E.I. looking at expanding smoke-free policies into bylaws

Frank Morrison, tobacco-free project manager with Recreation P.E.I. and a board member of Smoke-Free P.E.I., said he believes Stratford is on track to become the first “smoke-free community in Canada.” He said Souris, Montague, Charlottetown, Cornwall
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Canada] No smoking on TDMH property as of Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, 2018, Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital (TDMH) will become a completely smoke-free campus, in accordance with the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. Smoking will be prohibited in hospital buildings, exterior grounds, parking lots and inside vehic
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Canada, Italy] VIDEO: Case Closed | Study Shows No Lung Damage From Vaping

tracked the health outcomes of a cohort of daily e-cigarette users for 3.5-years. The results shatter the myths promulgated by public health propagandists in the Progressives’ war against vaping.
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:38
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[Canada] COURT RULES AGAINST SIX NATIONS ENTREPRENEUR WHO SAYS ONTARIO FAMILY LAW SHOULDN’T APPLY

Ken Hill, co-owner of Grand River Enterprises, says Haudenosaunee laws and governance should trump Ontario superior court when it comes to resolving Indigenous family disputes. A judge rejected that this month. (Grand River Enterprises) Samantha Craggs S
thefirstnationscanada.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:24
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