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[Canada] City council moving forward with hookah ban

City council is forging ahead with plans to ban the use of herbal water pipes, otherwise known as hookahs, in public places. Council passed a motion Wednesday asking Ottawa Public health to study how it can expand the city's bylaws to regulate all smoki
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:48

[Canada] City council notes: hookah lounges, a 27-storey tower and a new bicycle "crossing"

City council has supported a motion urging that the city’s smoke-free bylaws be expanded to include “non-tobacco combustible substances” — such as herbs consumed using a water pipe — in public places and workplaces. The Board of Health is to consult wit
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:47

[Asia-pacific] The Marlboro Man to Go Into Hiding in Canada; Country to Adopt Generic Cigarette Packaging

But the threat of litigation does not appear to be deterring Canada’s liberal government. If the recently published Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty is approved and implemented, the tobacco industry might find it more difficult to file legal challen
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Nov 26, 2015 10:19

[Canada] Saskatchewan gets failing grade on moving to reduce tobacco consumption

The Opposition NDP is calling on the government of Premier Brad Wall to take more steps to reduce tobacco consumption in Saskatchewan. The call comes the same day that a coalition of health groups released a report card giving the province a grade of D+ o
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:52

[Canada] Council votes to ban e-cigarettes on outdoor city property

SASKATOON – A new year means new resolutions. City council wants to start with these: no more smoking on outdoor city property and no more vaping either.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:50

[Canada] Alberta bureaucrats knew tobacco-litigation consortium less qualified

Senior Alberta civil servants significantly altered an assessment, allowing former premier Alison Redford the opportunity to choose a legal consortium to which she had close personal and political ties for a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contr
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:54

[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes, exempts vape shops

Council voted Monday to make it illegal to vape wherever regular tobacco cigarettes are banned, including restaurants, bars, cafe, and other businesses. In August council voted to ban e-cigarette use in and within nine meters of city-owned buildings, po
CKOM - News Talk 650 (Saskatoon, SASK) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:19

[Canada] Sask. gets a D+ from health groups for "listless" effort to reduce smoking

Saskatchewan has the highest youth smoking rate in the country, according to the Canadian Cancer Society
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:04

[Canada] Smoking costs the Sask. economy $1B per year, critics call for action

The new report card gives Saskatchewan a D+ for a “listless” effort to reduce tobacco use. “Saskatchewan has the highest youth smoking rate in Canada, which is nearly double the national average,” Donna Pasiechnik from the Canadian Cancer Society said in
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:34

Canada set to join plain packaging fray as international momentum grows

The newly elected Liberal government in Canada has vowed to pursue an “activist” healthcare agenda, and has confirmed that plain packaging is a “top priority”. Canada has often been ahead of other countries with respect to restrictions on tobacco marketi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:38
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