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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] The war on nicotine: Why we shouldn’t be so quick to ban vaping

David Sweanor...thinks that policies on vaping need to be based on a solid understanding of science and a recognition of individual rights....policies should be seen in a broader public health context of innovative alternative nicotine delivery systems pl
uOttawaInfo (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:06
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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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[Canada] Kahnawake and Six Nations Exercising Inherent Right to Participate in Tobacco Trade

As First Nations, Kahnawà:ke and Six Nations have the legal right to produce, distribute, and trade tobacco. Any attempt to regulate or restrict a First Nation from manufacturing and participating in inter-Nation trade within the tobacco industry is an a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:46
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[Canada] International Bust Disrupts Criminal Gangs Smuggling Millions of Kilograms of Tobacco

"Once again, we are reminded of the enormous scale and complexity of the contraband tobacco trade and the criminal networks that run it," said Gary Grant, a 39-year veteran of the Toronto Police Service and national spokesperson for the NCACT. "Contraban
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:45
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[Canada] Vaping Advocates to Close Down streets of Toronto

Thousands of protestors from across Ontario will gather at Queen's Park on Saturday, April 9th to challenge the Kathleen Wynne government's decision to include vaping as part of the government's anti-smoking agenda. Bill 45 – Schedule 3 The Electronic Cig
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:44
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