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[Canada] B.C. makes quitting smoking easier

The B.C. government's quit-smoking assistance program is now available to people who drop by a pharmacy to qualify for free nicotine replacement products. As of Jan. 1, 2016, participants no longer have to register by calling 8-1-1 to reach the HealthLi
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:46

[Canada] Ontario hikes hydro fees, starts new rules in 2016

The province will crack down on smoking across the province, starting on hospital grounds where smoking will be completely prohibited. E-cigarettes to be restricted, flavoured tobacco to be banned in Ontario
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:57

[Canada] YEAR IN REVIEW CBC Investigates exposed manipulation of tobacco-litigation selection process

A CBC News investigation found the process that led to Alberta choosing a legal consortium to represent it in a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry was manipulated. Former premier Alison Redford, who chose the consortium while justi
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 31, 2015 17:02

[Canada] Smoking and vaping now banned at Saskatoon outdoor public places

Saskatoon's outdoor public places will be smoke-free starting Jan. 1. The Smoking Bylaw will prohibit smoking and vaping (using e-cigarettes) in outdoor public places that are owned and operated by the city. The list includes:
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 31, 2015 17:00

[Canada] Outdoor smoking ban starts Friday in Saskatoon

Areas where smoking will be banned include: parks, playgrounds, sports fields, spray pads, outdoor pools, paddling pools, skateboard parks, golf courses, tennis courts, dog parks, public squares and the areas around civic buildings.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:19

[Canada] Provincial ban on flavoured tobacco begins New Year's Day

Customers at smoke shops are going to have less to choose from in the new year, because of a new provincial ban on flavoured tobacco. The new legislation, aimed at discouraging smoking is coming into effect on New Year's Day. Prohibited products will i
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:11

[Canada] How Ontario is changing in 2016

Premier Kathleen Wynne says that controversial proposal has gone back to the drawing board so officials can devise a comprehensive plan for vapers, whether they prefer tobacco or pot. “We know that we’re going to need to bring in regulation, and possibly
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:56

[Canada] Ontario's latest smoking laws have vaping industry worried business could go up in smoke

Unless changes are made to the proposed legislation, customers will not be able to try out different flavours before they buy products at vape stores. And, that could be a death knell for some of the many specialty stores popping up across Toronto.
Metro (ca)
added Jan 2, 2016 16:50

[Canada] Karen Selick: Just mention ‘electronic cigarettes’ and watch the politicians go berserk

“Holy non-smokes!”, they cry. “We can’t allow something new and unregulated to exist in the marketplace! People might just solve their own problems without us!”
National Post (ca)
added Dec 29, 2015 03:23

[Canada] Woman charged after smoking in car with children

officers conducted a traffic safety stop on Blackmarsh Road in St. John’s as they noticed the driver smoking with children on board. As a result of the stop, a 29-year-old female was charged under the smoke-free environment act, three breaches of the
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Dec 26, 2015 00:51
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