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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30
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[Canada] Middlesex-London Board of Health backs pot smoke restrictions

Restrictions that apply to smokers are one step closer to being applied to pot users, once the drug is legalized, after recommendations suggested by Dr. Chris Mackie, the medical officer of health for London and Middlesex County, were forwarded to the Mi
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Apr 24, 2016 20:22
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Health Canada looks at forcing tobacco companies to make cigarettes less addictive

Regulating changes to the chemical make-up of tobacco is one of the ideas being debated as part of the so-called smoking “endgame” – tactics to push smoking rates below the stubborn 15-20% they’ve hovered around for years.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:57
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[Canada] Tobacco-related Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act

1. The purpose of this Act is to establish specific rules for the recovery of tobacco-related health care costs attributable to a wrong committed by one or more tobacco product manufacturers, in particular to allow the recovery of those costs regardless
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:11
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[Canada] Cigarette tax hikes could fuel illegal N.S. tobacco: convenience store association

The Atlantic Convenience Stores Association says higher prices could mean more people turn to illegal cigarettes
Metro (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:14
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[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

Ottawa's Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario's smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meeti
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 20, 2016 15:30
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[Canada] Nova Scotia tables budget with surplus, new spending, tobacco tax hike

The only tax increase in the budget hits smokers, with cigarettes going up two cents each or 50 cents a pack and the tax rate on cigars going up by four per cent at midnight. The moves are expected to bring $15.8 million to provincial coffers.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:31
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[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

Ottawa’s Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario’s smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meetin
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 01:22
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[Canada] SMOKE FREE MOVIES FINAL OMNIBUS REPORT (PDF)

• Ontarians have greater awareness of the role of the tobacco industry and its influence on smoking in movies; respondents are significantly more likely to say that the tobacco industry has paid for product placement within movies as well as for actors
Ipsos
added Apr 19, 2016 14:04
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GLANTZ: In Ontario Canada, support grows for smokefree movies and adult film rating (18A)

In results released 1 April 2016, Canadian tobacco control groups found 79 percent of Ontario adults wanted to end smoking in movies rated 14A or lower (similar to US PG-13 and lower in the US). Seventy-seven percent opposed the display of tobacco brand
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2016 14:00
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