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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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[Canada] Smoking in patients with heart attack reduced with varenicline

In patients who have had a heart attack, the drug varenicline significantly reduced smoking during the following year, found a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) . Patients who smoke after an acute coron
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 26, 2018 13:58
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[Canada] HUGE STRIKE AGAINST THE ILLEGAL TOBACCO

A network of smugglers of tobacco of which the goods were routed over more than 3000 km across Canada and the United States and that allowed the Italian mafia to put on the pockets was dismantled yesterday by the Sûreté du Québec. A dozen strikes simult
Siver (ON) Times (ca)
added Mar 24, 2018 00:20
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[Canada] Ontario Moves Ahead With Plan to License Cannabis Lounges

the Province of Ontario has announced plans to legalize Cannabis lounges once the country's Cannabis Act is passed. Leading cannabis companies are already preparing for the increased demand including Canopy Growth Inc. (TSX: WEED) (OTC: TWMJF), MedReleaf
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:02
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[Canada] Lambton College Takes A Stand Against Smoking

Many students at Lambton College will take part in a one day “Stand Against Smoking” on Wednesday. The smoke-free day is intended to raise awareness and gather students opinions towards tobacco use on campus and a smoke-free policy.
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:07
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society celebrating ruling protecting SK renters from second-hand smoke exposure

Canadian Cancer Society’s Donna Paseichnik speaks about the second hand smoke ruling for Saskatchewan tenants at the CCS office in downtown Regina. “This is probably one of the most important things, professionally, that I have done, personally,” said P
CKRM – 620 (ca)
added Mar 21, 2018 11:44
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