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[Canada, China, California] TOC: Conflicts and controversies in contemporary tobacco control

Should electronic cigarette use be covered by clean indoor air laws? / Use of electronic cigarettes in smoke-free environments / Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-gener
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:30
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[Canada] 390-thousand illegal cigarettes confiscated in two seizures

The West District RCMP has seized 390-thousand illegal cigarette following two traffic stops on the Trans-Canada Highway. On June 16, 2017, around 1:45 p.m., RCMP stopped a vehicle near Bedell, N.B. A search of the car led to the discovery of 120-thousa
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) (ca)
added Jun 20, 2017 20:02
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[Canada] New Brunswick doctors ask government to set legal marijuana age at 21

The New Brunswick Medical Society says the legal age to buy marijuana should be 21 — and the age for tobacco should be raised to 21, too. The society has issued 14 recommendations to the provincial government, saying it wants to "to minimize the harm to
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2017 18:58
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Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45
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[Canada] 'Children are among the most vulnerable': Cancer Society pushing for smoke-free outdoor public places

'A strengthened provincial legislative approach is the next obvious step'... The Canadian Cancer Society is pushing the provincial government to expand current legislation to include a ban on smoking in outdoor spaces where people — particularly children
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:10
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[Canada] Toronto hookah lounges face ruin as court dismisses appeal of city ban

The lounge owners, whose businesses continued hosting herbal shisha-smoking during the two-year-long legal challenge, have maintained the ban would devastate their businesses and force many to close. The lounges sell food, but not alcohol, and are said
Inside Toronto (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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[Canada] Ontario court dismisses appeal of Toronto’s ban on hookahs at licensed businesses

The province’s top court has dismissed an appeal by several local hookah lounges in connection with the City of Toronto’s ban on the use of hookahs at licensed businesses. In November 2015, Toronto city council voted 34 to 3 to prohibit the use of hooka
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Toronto hookah ban upheld by appeal court

The three-judge panel ruled the city is within its rights to ban hookah in city-licensed establishments.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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[Canada] Balcony fire at downtown condo building sparked by discarded cigarette

A balcony fire in downtown Toronto is the latest in a string of incidents involving carelessly discarded cigarettes. The blaze comes one week after Toronto Fire Services held a press conference to warn the public about a growing number of balcony fires c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[Canada] Winnipeg looking to butt out for patio season

On Monday, a city committee voted to approve a motion to review what other Canadian cities do when it comes to smoking on city patios. The Lung Association urged council to act quickly, citing that Winnipeg is the last major Canadian city without the smo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:12
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