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[Canada] Lac La Biche apartment fire caused by cigarette butt

investigation has indicated that the fire was started by a cigarette put out in a peat moss container...The cost of damages is estimated at $1.25 million. All 42 occupants have been displaced as a result of the blaze.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[Canada] VIDEO: Changes to Smoke-Free Ontario Act could doom Windsor cannabis vaping lounge

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced Thursday it will propose legislative changes meant to “strengthen (Ontario) smoking laws to better protect people from second-hand smoke, whether from a tobacco product or medical marijuana.” Among the
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:22
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario bans vaping, medical marijuana use in areas where smoking is prohibited

E-cigarette and medical marijuana users in Ontario will soon be banned from smoking or vaporizing anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited, unless the Liberal government changes its mind -- again. Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the new rules are common s
CP24 (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 22:19
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[Canada] Ontario set to ban e-cig, marijuana users from smoking or vaping anywhere regular cigarettes prohibited

“We have made a determination that smoking whatever it is — whether it’s vaping, whether it’s medical marijuana, whether it’s cigarettes — that there should be restrictions on that,” Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday. “And so the rules will apply to
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 18:58
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[Canada] CT scans recommended for heavy smokers

For the first time, national guidelines are recommending that high-risk adults be screened for Canada's deadliest cancer, and the tool of choice is a technology known as low-dose computed tomography, or CT scanning. The Canadian Task Force on Preventive
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 21:54
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07
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[Canada] Lung cancer screening: new Canadian guideline

This guideline incorporates new evidence, including results from a large randomized controlled trial comparing low-dose CT with chest x-rays, and balances the benefits of early detection with the harms of overdiagnosis and invasive follow-up testing. It
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 8, 2016 14:20
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Smoking Tobacco in Canada, 2015 - New Market Research Report

The total market for tobacco products in Canada comprises of four main sectors: manufactured cigarettes, cigars/cigarillos, smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco. Each sector has suffered a decline over the period under review, particularly in the last fe
SBWire
added Mar 8, 2016 04:32
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[Canada] Regina woman charged after allegedly smoking on flight, refusing to put cat in kennel

It’s also alleged that she locked herself inside a washroom on the aircraft and smoked a cigarette, risking the safety of the 116 passengers and crew aboard the flight. Leandra Lynn Newman has been charged under the Canadian Aviation Regulations with smo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:46
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