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[Canada] Special care home operator in Saint John frustrated with new smoking laws

Special care home operator Jan Sealy says the safety of her residents will be put at risk if she follows newly-implemented rules under the Smoke-Free Places Act.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:59
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[Canada] More than 100,000 illegal cigarettes seized by Nova Scotia, RCMP

A traffic stop on Thursday in Nova Scotia has led to the seizure of more than 100,000 illegal cigarettes. According to a government release, the vehicle was stopped on Highway 104 near Amherst. A 28-year-old man from Ontario was in possession of 100,000
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 30, 2017 04:22
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[Canada] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
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[Canada] A burning need for visionary pragmatism on nicotine

Nicotine is both the problem and the solution to smoking and the epidemic can be stopped by using non-combustion alternatives...Canadian regulation has not only failed to adapt to and facilitate the transition to these massively lower-risk products, but
Troy Media (ca)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:59
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Across Canada, smoking laws will have to be updated by next July to deal with legalized pot

Ontario’s Smoke-Free Ontario Act doesn’t deal with smoking anything other than tobacco (though a series of amendments, not yet in force, cover marijuana). Local governments vary in their approach. Toronto’s smoking bylaw covers “… the carrying of a ligh
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:53
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[Canada] The Knight delay: inordinate and tactical -- but excusable too. Imperial Tobacco's request for dismissal is turned down.

Justice Nathan Smith today issued his decision to reject Imperial Tobacco's request that the Knight class action be dismissed because of the long delay in moving the trial forward....a class action filed against Imperial Tobacco 14 years ago, asking the c
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:43
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[Canada] B.C. Ferries: On enclosed decks, you won't be able to stay in your car

Plans to alter the use of enclosed decks and to toughen up smoking regulations were both put forward last December by B.C. Ferries. The move to smoke-free is coming during National Non-Smoking Week, and includes medical marijuana and vapour products.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:18
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[Canada] BC Ferries to ban smoking, staying on lower car decks

The ban is due to the province amending regulations for no smoking buffer zones around any doorway, intake or open window to any public or workplace from three metres to six metres. “Due to the physical space available from doors on the outer decks of BC
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:16
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[Canada] B.C. Ferries is outlawing smoking and staying inside your vehicle

The days of taking a smoke break on the outdoor deck of a B.C. ferry will soon be over. On Jan. 22, 2018, all B.C. Ferries properties, including vessels and terminals, will become smoke-free.
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:15
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[Canada] Major changes coming to BC Ferries

all vessels will be completely smoke free in January 2018. Announced today, BC Ferries’ President and CEO Mark Collins says they decided to make all vessels smoke-free to “support the health and wellness of our customers and employees, as it helps contro
Surrey (BC) Leader (ca)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:14
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