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[Canada] New Brunswick RCMP charge Ontario man with weapons, tobacco offences

The Mounties say that on Tuesday at approximately 1:30 p.m. officers stopped a car at a check stop on Highway 2. Police say they seized a firearm and illegal tobacco after searching the vehicle. Lyman Chatman was remanded into police custody and appea
Global News (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Canada] Cannabis Companies Prepare Their Brands for Canadian Legalization

When the legislation arrives this summer, it will turn Canada into the first G7 nation to fully legalize the sale and use of cannabis for recreational purposes. It's a change which will vastly expand the Canadian cannabis industry, which is currently limi
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2018 01:05
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[Canada, California] GLANTZ: The tobacco industry is right to be worried about San Francisco’s ban on flavored tobacco products

There is lots of survey research showing that many menthol smokers say that, without menthol cigarettes, they would just quit altogether. Now, a new study, “Association of Ontario’s Ban on Menthol Cigarettes With Smoking Behavior 1 Month After Implement
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:36
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[Canada] Ban on public cannabis smoking, vaping looms in Greater Victoria

A Capital Regional District committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a proposal to add cannabis and e-cigarettes to the clean air bylaw that already bans tobacco smoking in parks, within seven metres of buildings and in other public spaces.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:27
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban begins April 1

The smoking ban on patios at Winnipeg restaurants and bars is set to come into effect on April 1. In March, after a public engagement process, city council approved amendments to the outdoor smoking bylaw, which bans smoking on outdoor patios. The ban
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2018 14:13
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[Canada] Nova Scotia amending 'Smoke-free Places Act' to address marijuana

The Nova Scotia government is looking to amend its Smoke-free Places Act in order to put more limits on where people can smoke tobacco and marijuana in the province. The province has been looking at how it could balance the legalization of recreational
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 28, 2018 04:30
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[Canada] Prohibitions sought for public vaping and cannabis smoking

Vaping and cannabis should be treated the same as tobacco under the capita region’s clean air bylaw, says Island chief medical health officer Dr. Richard Stanwick. Stanwick is recommending the bylaw be amended to prohibit burning or vaping of any substa
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:59
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[Canada] Smoking abstinence 1 year after acute coronary syndrome: follow-up from a randomized controlled trial of varenicline in patients admitted to hospital

Varenicline was efficacious for smoking cessation in this high-risk patient population. However, 60% of patients who received treatment with varenicline still returned to smoking.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:02
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[Canada] Tackling smoking cessation systematically among inpatients with heart disease ($$)

Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:01
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