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[Canada] Board of health OKs hookah ban plan, 2016 budget

The public health department is taking steps to close legislative loopholes in order to expand the city’s smoke-free bylaws to include hookah pipes and e-cigarettes. Hookah lounges and e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular, but there’s a patchwo
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Dec 8, 2015 21:45
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[Canada] Vapers protest provincial regulations on e-cigarettes

“Vaping is not smoking!” hundreds of demonstrators shouted, as puffs of quickly dissipating vapour wafted overhead at Queen’s Park Saturday. Schedule 3 of Bill-45, which passed third reading with a vote of 99-1 in May, puts the same restrictions on the u
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:25
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[Canada] Your Good Health: Smoking medical staff set a bad example

Health-care professionals can make bad decisions about their health, but I agree with your implication that they have an obligation not to do so while in the role of someone concerned for health. I certainly have seen physicians in white coats smoking ou
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:32
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[Canada] LETTER: Housing residents cannot escape smoke

All subsidized housing run by the Greater Victoria Housing Society is in buildings where smoking is allowed. ... Non-smokers in the building cannot use their bathroom fans or range-hood fans because it brings in smoke from the halls around their apartme
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:29
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[Canada] Hundreds gather at Queen's Park to protest laws regulating e-cigarettes

The crowd puffed on e-cigarettes and chanted that "vaping is not smoking" and "the Smoke-Free Ontario Act has failed". They were there to protest the province's Electronic Cigarette Act, which passed in May. The act regulates where and how e-cigarettes c
Canadian Press
added Dec 6, 2015 21:05
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[Canada] Ontario e-cigarette laws go 'way too far,' Barrie retailer says

But the manager of Butt Out and Vape in Barrie said the Ontario government shouldn’t control what goes on inside shops where the product is sold. “I agree with not using vaporizers in public places. It doesn’t need to happen. I would love to see exempti
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Dec 5, 2015 17:51
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[Canada] Jen Gerson: The zombie of Alberta politics: Alison Redford’s misdeeds are still haunting the province

Redford lied to the legislature about who picked the firm, International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers (ITRL) — documents obtained through freedom of information requests clearly show her preference. She quit the role of justice minister shortly thereafter to
National Post (ca)
added Dec 4, 2015 21:09
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[Canada] Smith pushing tobacco transportation bill

The Smoke-Free Schools Act, introduced by Prince Edward-Hastings MPP Todd Smith, is aimed at beefing up fines around the transportation of illegal cigarettes. “Cigarettes are already travelling up and down the highway legally by drivers that have a licen
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:22
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[Canada] Public accounts committee to hear from Alberta government officials over 'tobaccogate' contract

Justice department officials will be summoned before a legislature committee next year to explain how the contract for Alberta’s $10-billion lawsuit against Big Tobacco was awarded. MLAs on the all-party public accounts committee voted Tuesday in favour
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 2, 2015 07:35
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[Canada] Ethics investigation into Alison Redford to be reviewed

The NDP government announced Monday that it has appointed former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci to conduct a review of the 2013 ethics investigation into former premier Alison Redford's involvement in the selection process for the legal
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:06
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