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[Canada] City launches consultation on four designated cannabis consumption sites

With Canada-wide cannabis legalization less than two months away, the city wants to know how Calgarians feel about four areas it's proposing as designated spots where people would be able smoke pot in public.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Aug 29, 2018 06:47
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[Canada] Langley woman pushes for provincewide ban on smoking in multi-unit buildings

A Langley woman, Naomi Goffman, has decided that enough is enough. So she's launched an online petition to push Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Selina Robinson to ban smoking in all multi-unit dwellings in B.C.
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:45
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[Canada] Sault Ste. Marie trail littered with cigarette butts

A popular nature trail in Sault Ste. Marie is becoming what some are describing as an outdoor ashtray. Provincial policy prohibits smoking on hospital grounds, so smokers at Sault Area Hospital are apparently using the nearby John Rowswell Hub Trail an
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 23, 2018 12:04
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Association of flavoured cigar regulations with wholesale tobacco volumes in Canada: an interrupted time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

the association of Federal Canadian regulations passed in 2009 addressing flavours (excluding menthol) in small cigars...demonstrates that flavour regulations have the potential to substantially impact tobacco sales. However, exemptions for certain flavo
Tobacco Control
added Aug 23, 2018 00:43
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[Canada] Four in 10 women with asthma may develop COPD

Over 40 percent of women with asthma go on to develop more severe lung disease... The study was limited by a lack of information about when the participants had first developed asthma, as well as a lack of data on their exposure to second-hand smoke, the
Reuters
added Aug 23, 2018 00:09
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[Canada] Winnipeg property manager issues cannabis policy to tenants

Lakewood Agencies, a subsidiary of Ladco Company Ltd., issued a cannabis policy to tenants at all 14 buildings it manages Monday. The policy states: “No smoking or vaping of cannabis-based products (including marijuana) is allowed or permitted at, in or
Global News (ca)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:44
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[Canada] BARDE: Whistler's prohibitive approach to smoking isn't working

Asking people to smoke responsibly is a difficult, awkward conversation to have—one that I've historically avoided. But according to Nelson, it's essential. "If someone just throws a cigarette butt, it's your obligation," he tells me. "They (will) proba
PIQUE Newsmagazine (Whistler, BC) (ca)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:59
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[Canada] Smoking ban request draws rebuttal

“Prohibiting public consumption for cannabis tobacco or vaping hurts low-income residents because, traditionally, they rent their homes,” he said during a phone interview on Thursday from Toronto. “So they are not allowed to use those products in their o
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:48
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[Canada] Group looks to ban smoking in public, around children w/Photo

An Edmonton-based advocacy group with a focus on Western Canada is pushing for stronger controls when it comes to smoking cannabis and tobacco in public and around children. On Tuesday, Les Hagen, executive director for Action on Smoking and Health, sai
Lethbridge (ALB) Herald (ca)
added Aug 10, 2018 19:46
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[Canada] Stricter Smoking And Vaping Laws Start Soon In Huron County

On September 1, smoking or holding lighted or heated tobacco or cannabis will be prohibited on properties such as social services, the museum, by the Courthouse in Goderich and at the health unit. County housing facilities are exempt. “There are many b
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 9, 2018 17:39
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