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[Canada] McGill to be smoke-free by 2023

Prior to the adoption of the policy, the Health and Safety Committee at McGill held consultations concerning the policy which involved students, faculty, and staff from both campuses, which, according to McGill, “indicated that a significant majority of
McGill Daily (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:20
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[Canada] Study: Tobacco minimum age law effective

found that Canadian minimum age of tobacco sales laws are effective in limiting smoking in underage youth. Dr. Russ Callaghan, the study’s lead author, and his team looked at data from seven Canadian community health surveys (2000-2014), which assess hea
BC Local News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:39
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[Canada] Number of Whitehorse students vaping on the rise: principal

The principal of a high school in Whitehorse says the number of students using e-cigarettes has blossomed. "Last year there was a couple of kids vaping and using e-cigarettes and this year there's a huge number of kids who are doing that," says Bruce Th
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:27
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[Canada, USA] North American public health schools decline funding from tobacco funded foundation

The deans of 19 schools of public health from prominent universities in the US and Canada have signed a joint statement1 declining offers of research funding from the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW), an organisation set up with money from tobacc
British Medical Journal
added Feb 6, 2018 16:44
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[Canada] New signs to promote smoke, vape-free zones

new signage in the fall to remind the public green spaces surrounding schools are tobacco and vape-free zones. The signage has been displayed for multiple years at municipal parks, and now school grounds will have these signs. While schools have been smo
Lloydminster (AB) Meridian Booster (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:58
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[Canada] WIRZ: KPU’S STERN SMOKE-FREE POLICY MIGHT JUST BE WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO QUIT

the university’s policy could be the extra incentive some people need to kick their smoking habit, and perhaps the larger KPU campuses could provide some sort of relief room for people dealing with nicotine cravings. For those trying to quit, B.C. offers
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:22
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[Canada] Ontario proposal to allow cannabis consumption in hotel rooms could jump-start pot tourism

The provincial regulations unveiled last month propose that cannabis could be consumed by residents and their guests at rooms in hotels, motels and inns, as long as the drug is not smoked or vaped. Smoking and vaping marijuana would be allowed in designat
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 16:42
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[Canada] Smoke bylaw OK: Hope vape shop owners

The owners of Hope’s only vape shop are on board with the district’s smoking bylaw, but say provincial laws on e-cigarettes are lagging behind. Next week council will vote to adopt a bylaw to ban smoking from many public spaces and expand the definition
Hope (BC) Standard (ca)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:12
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[Canada] A review of Mac’s smoke-free policy

Jan. 25 marked McMaster’s launch event of the new smoke-free policy. It took place in the McMaster University Student Centre, taking up the atrium with tables laden with free hot chocolate, marshmallows, whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
The Silhouette (McMaster University) (ca)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:08
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[Canada] Landlords smell high-rise problem looming as marijuana legalization nears

landlords of rental buildings in Canada are uncertain as to how they will handle situations where a tenant complains about marijuana smoke eminating into their unit from another tenant’s apartment.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 17:10
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