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[Canada] Protesters rally against Ontario's move to ban vaping in public

Ontario says a new bill aims to improve public health by banning vaping in public places but protesters at a rally outside Queen's Park Saturday say it does just the opposite. Several hundred people showed up at the protest to help raise attention to the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2016 16:46
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[Canada] Potential McGill-wide smoking ban applauded by anti-smoking group

Student senator David Benrimoh tells CTV they have heard from affected students who say they have problems focusing on their studies. According to the Quebec coalition for tobacco control, about one in five Quebecers smoke, an improvement from the 1990s
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Apr 10, 2016 16:31
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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[Canada] McGill could be next smoke-free campus

McGill University in Montreal is looking to join a growing list of smoke-free campuses in Canada. The Students’ Society of McGill University will vote Thursday night whether to implement the policy, which could take up to five years to carry out.
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:59
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[Canada] Improper disposal of smoking materials destroyed 3 homes in Lethbridge:chief

A fire that destroyed three homes and damaged others in southern Alberta was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials. The blaze got rolling in a west Lethbridge residence Wednesday night and winds quickly spread the fire to two neighbouring hou
Canadian Press
added Apr 8, 2016 04:38
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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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[Canada] Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: report

The authors say that for every $1 increase in health costs attributed to Ontario’s aging demographic, the province has achieved savings in the range of 20 cents by reducing Ontarian’s unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, unhealthy alcohol consumption, p
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:16
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[Canada] Tobacco “raids” as announced by the Sûreté du Québec padded with untruths

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and Six Nations Police are refuting information released by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) this morning, claiming up to 60 arrests in “Aboriginal organized crime” on their territories.
Two Row Times (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:12
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[Canada] Toronto Event Will Deliver Stark Message: Smoking on Screen Kills in Real Life

On the eve of the MTV Movie Awards, 150 young people from Ontario and New York will gather in Toronto on Saturday, April 9, to call for on-screen smoking to be eliminated from movies rated for children and teens. They want to draw public attention to over
MarketWired
added Apr 6, 2016 22:09
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[Canada] McGill students want a smoke-free campus

it’s a stressful time of year when the “no smoking” signs at the smoke-free McLennan-Redpath terrace, near the McLennan Library Building, are most apt to be ignored, and students suffering from respiratory and other illnesses find themselves having to ac
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:56
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