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[Canada] Smokers: goodbye or good riddance?

Two students debate the potential smoking ban at U of T
The Varsity (University of Toronto) (ca)
added Nov 20, 2018 02:00
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Pediatricians call for ban on flavoured vaping products — but Health Canada isn't going there

A major supplier of vaping products, Juul Labs, came to Canada in September. ... The Canadian Paediatric Society doesn't want to wait for the results. "The burden of clearly and accurately documenting the level of risk associated with e-cigarette use sh
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 19, 2018 19:51
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[Canada] Vancouver Airport allows travelers to smoke weed in designated areas before flying

Vancouver Airport in Canada is opening up dedicated smoking sections for its weed-smoking customers after Canada legalized the drug earlier this week. The areas are outside the terminal, not inside, which will remain smoke-free.
Fox News
added Nov 19, 2018 13:46
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[Canada] No fines issued for Clean Air Bylaw in Greater Victoria

A month and a half after the Capital Regional District amended the Clean Air Bylaw to fine smokers $100, no fines have been issued...“We do progressive enforcement, which means you start with trying to achieve voluntary compliance by educating people and
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Nov 18, 2018 20:38
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Juul curbs sales of some e-cigarette flavours, but not in Canada

But the company is not taking the same actions in Canadian stores, where mango, fruit and cucumber flavours continue to be available... "All flavours are compliant with Canadian regulations," Davis said, noting that the company had "chosen to voluntarily
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:38
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[Canada] University of Toronto announces plans for broad smoking ban

has announced plans to implement a broad smoking ban on its three campuses beginning next year. If approved, the new policy would apply to the smoking or holding of lit tobacco or cannabis products, and the use of e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. Th
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:10
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Cancer warning on every cigarette? Canada's considering it

Canada could soon become the first country in the world to require cigarette manufacturers to include warnings about the dangers of tobacco on individual cigarettes. The federal government has launched a consultation process looking at regulations aroun
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2018 20:47
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[Canada] Major health organizations support motion to ban smoking in CDN / NDG parks

A motion presented by City Councillor Marvin Rotrand to make parks in Cote des Neiges – Notre Dame de Grace smoke free will debated by the Borough Council Monday evening. The motion has garnered the support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Tobacc
Montreal Times (ca)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:09
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Canada may be the first country to put warning labels on each individual cigarette

The federal government in Ottawa is looking into new regulations that would force tobacco companies to apply labels not just on the packaging but also on the cigarette itself, CTV News is reporting. The new labels would be variations of messaging in the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2018 17:39
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[Canada] New statistics show increases in pot, cigarette smoking among adults

New Health Canada figures say Canadians over 25 smoked more tobacco and cannabis last year than they did two years before. Health Canada closely tracks trends in tobacco, alcohol and drug use among Canadians 15 and older to help develop policies and pro
Canadian Press
added Nov 2, 2018 21:08
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