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[Canada] Public smoking ban coming

Staff with the Town of Oliver will be creating a bylaw to restrict smoking in many public spaces and facilities, as directed by council on Monday. Oliver's Parks and Recreation Society asked the town to come up with a bylaw that restricts smoking in spa
Castanet.net (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:17
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[Canada] Contest aims to help young adults quit smoking

The “wouldurather...” contest encourages young adults to either quit or reduce their smoking habit...This year there are more than $10,000 in cash prizes to be won by young adults in Ontario who join the six-week contest. “In Hastings Prince Edward, appr
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:51
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[Canada] Decade after workplace smoking ban, advocates concerned over loopholes, pot legalization

“The hazards associated with second-hand cannabis are similar to those with second-hand smoke,” said public health physician Dr. Brent Friesen, who served as Calgary’s chief medical officer of health from 1999 to 2008. “Burning cannabis, smoking cannabis
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Canada] Winnipeg patio smokers may have to butt out April 1

Winnipeg is poised to enact a patio smoking ban on April Fool's Day. A report from Winnipeg's community services department recommends a ban on second-hand smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes, water pipes, hookahs and "similar products/dev
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:18
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban could be in effect April 1

A public service report calls on city council to ban personal smoking devices, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes, on outdoor patios with food and/or beverage service, effective April 1, 2018. If council approves, Winnipeg will then los
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:16
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban closer to becoming a reality in Winnipeg

Smoking on restaurant patios in Winnipeg could soon be a thing of the past. City administration will recommend council ban any device that produces second hand smoke on patios that serve food or drinks as of April 1. A report to the protection committe
Global News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:14
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[Canada] Close workplace smoking ban loopholes, advocacy group urges Alberta government

There are still too many loopholes in the provincial legislation that outlaws smoking in the workplace 10 years after it was first introduced, advocates say. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta marked one decade since passage of the Tobacco and Smokin
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:45
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[Canada] Coalition calls on province to close gaps in workplace second-hand smoke legislation

Alberta workplaces became smoke-free a decade ago but the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says more can be done to protect workers from second-hand smoke. Smoke-free advocates say millions of workers have been protected from second-hand smoke over the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:43
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[Canada] CKHA Now Officially Smoke-Free

Like every health organization in Ontario, the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance is now smoke-free. As of New Year’s Day, the use of smoking products is not allowed on any CKHA property. The new regulations cover existing smoking shelters, bus stops, parking
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:39
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[Canada, California] GRIMES: Pot is A Dangerous ‘Recreation’

who supported the legalization of marijuana, a mind-altering substance known to be addictive? The same lawmakers who have declared tobacco and cigarettes deadly and supported a tax increase on cigarettes to stop smoking on that same November 2016 ballot.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:09
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