Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Canada 21,233 headlines found

16 Views

[Canada] Guelph landlord makes its buildings smoke-free:New policy applies to recreational pot smoke

Tenants of Guelph’s Skyline apartment buildings will have limited options if they want to smoke pot when recreational cannabis becomes legal in October. Skyline Living, which owns 169 residential properties across the province, including many in Guelph,
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:44
13 Views

[Canada] Ban on smoking legal pot on public streets looms in Penticton

The City of Penticton’s planning manager will recommend to city council next week that it should ban smoking or vaping of cannabis in all public spaces when recreational marijuana becomes legal on Oct. 17. Planning manager Blake Laven says the framewor
Global News (ca)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:41
31 Views

[Canada] No logos: Tobacco firms under tight timeline to adopt plain packaging

The new federal regulations are poised to take effect within the next year, pending the outcome of further consultations — a timeline tobacco companies are already calling "unrealistic" and an "extreme measure" that will simply bolster the supply of cont
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:14
21 Views

Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products'
Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2018 21:12
25 Views

[Canada] Plenty of second-hand smoke still in so called non-smoking seniors’ apartments in P.E.I.

Clearing the air of cigarette smoke in government subsidized senior buildings is a slow process, says a housing official. Chris Reeves, provincial coordinator for housing with the Department of Family and Human Services, says 41 such buildings are desig
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 14:52
41 Views

[Canada] Terence Corcoran: From tobacco to talcum, class-action lawsuits put science on trial

“we identify with the challenge faced by most judges forced to wade into controversial scientific waters... Even if science has not figured it out yet, the law cannot wait.” Riordan said he “cannot wait.” He shook the box. But is that good law? The tobac
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:59
18 Views

AUDIO: Here’s what cigarette packages could soon look like in Canada

Health Canada announced late Friday that it was opening public consultations on plain packaging for tobacco products. The department is proposing regulations that would remove all distinctive branding and attractive features from cigarette packages, suc
Global News (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:46
10 Views

[Canada] The Lung Association applauds plain and standardized packaging regulations

“Tobacco products have been hiding behind attractive packaging, silently killing Canadians, for far too long and we are excited that this regulation will help to end this,” says Terry Dean, President and CEO, The Lung Association – National. Plain and st
The Lung Association (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:17
15 Views

Canada to have the world's best tobacco plain packaging requirements

e Canadian Cancer Society is commending the new national regulations for tobacco plain packaging as the most effective in the world. The regulations were released today by Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor. "We strongly support the regulations r
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:17
12 Views

New restrictions make Canada the global leader of the pack for tobacco control

Heart & Stroke is thrilled to see robust regulations for plain and standardized packaging on all tobacco products. These measures are considered the strongest and most comprehensive in the world. "We applaud the federal government for its decisive action
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 22, 2018 21:11
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines