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[Canada] Health Unit recognizes six tobacco-free champions for 2018

The six winners of the 2018 Tobacco-Free Champion awards have contributed on two important fronts – helping people quit smoking and increasing the number of smoke-free condos and apartment options available in the region.
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:09
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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Overview of Canada’s Tobacco Strategy

we also recognize that more needs to be done. Canada’s Tobacco Strategy represents a shift towards a more comprehensive and integrated approach to addressing tobacco use. The Strategy will feature broad, population-based approaches needed to achieve the
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:05
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[Canada] From smokes to vapes

Using World No Tobacco Day as a backdrop, Imperial Tobacco officially unveiled a vaping product... At a product launch in Toronto, the subsidiary of British American Tobacco introduced Vype, a fillable e-cigarette that produces an inhalable aerosol that
Canadian Press
added Jun 4, 2018 20:50
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[Canada] New tobacco strategy will need more funding to reach five per cent target, say observers

Despite serious funding cuts, Ottawa's tobacco control strategy was successful in cutting the number of Canadians who smoke from 25 per cent in 2001 to 15 per cent today. Now, the goal is slashing another 10 per cent by 2035, which experts say will requi
Hill Times (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:48
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[Canada] Tobacco Still Number One Cause Of Preventable Death In NL: ACT

That’s according to the Alliance for the Control of Tobacco which says 17 per cent of deaths in Newfoundland and Labrador are related tobacco use. That translates to 14-16 people every week and two people dying from tobacco use every day. This is World
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:47
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[Canada] Smoke 'em if you've got 'em: Violators rarely get ticketed for smoking in Metro Vancouver

If you smoke a cigarette in parks and on beaches in parts of Metro Vancouver, you’re subject to a fine. But chances are slim you’ll ever be ticketed. Municipal governments with smoking bans for their outdoor gathering places are counting on signage, edu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:46
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[Canada] Health minister favours warnings on each cigarette as feds outline tobacco strategy weed

The proposed measure is being studied by Health Department officials, Ginette Petitpas Taylor said Thursday as she announced Canada's tobacco strategy. "Some people have suggested the idea of putting a warning on individual cigarettes and using what we
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 14:57
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Risky business: a longitudinal study examining cigarette smoking initiation among susceptible and non-susceptible e-cigarette users in Canada

e-cigarette use may contribute to the development of a new population of cigarette smokers. They also support the notion that e-cigarettes are expanding the tobacco market by attracting low-risk youth who would otherwise be unlikely to initiate using ciga
British Medical Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 14:40
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[Canada] Edmonton councillors to consider long list of no-toke zones

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon, Edmonton city council is considering how to regulate the drug in public places. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press) City councillors are grappling with where, when and how people use recreationa
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:26
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