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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[Canada] Town of Sylvan Lake extends smoking ban to include beaches, playgrounds and municipal facilities

The town spokesperson Joanne Gaudet said the changes were spurred by complaints about public smoking and discarded cigarette butts.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:47
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[Canada] Toronto's first 'smokeless' condo starts sale ahead federal pot bill

A Toronto developer has begun selling units marketed as the city's first "smokeless" condominium, bucking a trend of businesses looking to cash in on cannabis legalization.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:10
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[Canada] Quebec Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

On June 6, 2017, based on an investigation by the Cornwall Regional Task Force, a vehicle was searched under the Excise Act, 2001. The search revealed 872,000 grams of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Canada] City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks

A city committee thinks Edmontonians should be allowed to smoke cannabis in outside public places like parks and sidewalks — as part of the new bylaw governing cannabis use. On Wednesday, the city's community and public services committee agreed to thos
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:02
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[Canada] Health Unit recognizes six tobacco-free champions for 2018

The six winners of the 2018 Tobacco-Free Champion awards have contributed on two important fronts – helping people quit smoking and increasing the number of smoke-free condos and apartment options available in the region.
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:09
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[Canada] GLANTZ: More evidence that cigs are bringing low risk kids into the nicotine addiction/cigarette market; Canadian govt needs to close the ecig advertising

This longitudinal study followed Canadian high school students for two years and found that never cigarette smoking kids who used e-cigarettes at baseline were much more likely to be smoking cigarettes two years later. Most important, the gateway effect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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[Canada] New tobacco strategy will need more funding to reach five per cent target, say observers

Despite serious funding cuts, Ottawa's tobacco control strategy was successful in cutting the number of Canadians who smoke from 25 per cent in 2001 to 15 per cent today. Now, the goal is slashing another 10 per cent by 2035, which experts say will requi
Hill Times (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:48
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