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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking was good for you back then

we support the Town of Oliver’s plan to establish a bylaw to prohibit smoking in local parks, which a number of municipalities already enforce. Some people spoke against this proposal when we published the story on our website. The fact is people don’t l
Oliver (BC) Chronicle
added Jan 20, 2018 01:29
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[Canada] Get ready to butt-out: BC Ferries goes smoke-free Monday

“[We announced it earlier] so that we could get our customers, as well as our employees, used to the new policy,” explains Deborah Marshall with BC Ferries. “We wanted to provide plenty of advanced notice for customers.”
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:20
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[Canada] No crackdown, just education as BC Ferries enacts smoking ban

On Monday BC Ferries will officially become a smoke-free environment, banning all smoking substances including tobacco and e-cigarettes to all terminals, vessels, and the interior of any vehicles parked on their property.
Ladysmith (BC) Chronicle (ca)
added Jan 19, 2018 09:14
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[Canada] The Supreme Court and access to B.C.'s healthcare databases.

The question before the Supreme Court today was whether one of the defendants in the B.C. action - Philip Morris International - should be given access to the several databases in which records of the medical treatments of British Columbians were record
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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[Canada] Government not doing enough on tobacco reduction, coalition says

The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta, a coalition of health organizations, gave Alberta government a C-minus for its overall effort to reduce tobacco use in an annual report card Wednesday, the second consecutive year the province has received the faili
Morinville (AB) News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:04
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Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Surprisingly few studies, however, have assessed the potential impacts of minimum-age tobacco restrictions on youth smoking...The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restri
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 15:41
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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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[Canada] SMOKING OF ANY KIND WILL BE PROHIBITED ON KPU CAMPUSES

On Sept. 28 the university sent students and staff an email from KPU President Alan Davis, who wrote that he is “pleased to share the news that KPU will go smoke-free on Jan. 21, 2018,” with the policy becoming active at the start of National Non-Smoking
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:54
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[Canada] Winnipeg moves a step closer to banning smoking, vaping on patios

The city's protection, community services and parks committee voted three to one Tuesday in support of a recommendation in a City of Winnipeg report to outlaw anything that produces second-hand smoke where people are permitted to dine or drink. The ban
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:22
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[Canada] Almost time to butt out on Winnipeg patios

The city’s Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks voted three to one Tuesday in favour of amending Winnipeg’s outdoor smoking bylaw to ban smoking on patios. Councillor Ross Eadie was the lone holdout voting against the ch
Global News (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:20
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