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[Canada] National Bank avoiding cannabis partly due to concerns over potential tobacco-style lawsuits

“There’s significant risks of class-action lawsuits with respect to the cannabis industry,” said chief executive Louis Vachon during the bank’s annual shareholder meeting on Friday. “The tobacco industry operated for 50 years without class action. I
Financial Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 02:02
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[Canada] ‘They’re everywhere’: thousands of littered cigarette butts near Winnipeg patios

A new patio smoking ban bylaw is great news for many diners, but less than a month into the new rule, it has already lead to an abundance of trash. Littered cigarette butts are almost impossible for many Winnipeggers to miss outside of local bars and r
Global News (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:07
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[Canada] Decolonizing cannabis: can legalization set Indigenous communities free?

“This is going to be bigger than tobacco,” says Jamie Kunkel, who owns Smoke Signals, a medical cannabis dispensary on the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory east of Belleville more
NOW Magazine (ca)
added Apr 20, 2018 14:39
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates say NDP government a disappointment on tobacco issues

Tobacco opponents note the Notley government continues to delay proclaiming key pieces of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act that was passed five years ago under the previous Progressive Conservative regime. The NDP has also made no changes to tobacc
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 19, 2018 23:34
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[Canada] Health advocates push Summerside to go smoke-free

At Monday's council meeting in Summerside, representatives from Smoke-Free P.E.I. urged the city to consider a ban on smoking in all public places. "We've taken lessons from other behaviour changes, the pesticide bylaw in Stratford is an excellent one,"
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:19
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[Canada] Mt. Washington to ban smoking on all resort property this summer

The new policy will extend to all resort property, including parking lots, ski runs, bike, hiking and Nordic trails and public spaces within the resort area boundary. The policy covers all smoking, including vaporizers and marijuana. Mount Washington sp
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:16
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[Canada] 'Up In Smoke': Improperly Extinguished Contraband Cigarettes More Likely To Cause A Fire

Moncton Fire Department Division Chief of Fire Prevention Charles LeBlanc says if they are thrown away while they are still lit, winds can keep them burning. "Drier season [is a] much higher concern to us, and obviously as we're getting into the spring s
CHWV-FM 97.3 The Wave (ca)
added Apr 17, 2018 10:36
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[Canada] NZ professor warns quit services to become vape-friendly, and FDA faces new criticism on Deeming

A leading New Zealand tobacco control expert says new research shows government-run stop smoking services face a crisis unless they fully embrace vaping as a harm reduction tool. The findings add pressure on the government to make progress with legalisin
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:20
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[Canada] Smoking cannabis, vaping now banned in most public places in Victoria

The Capital Regional District board has approved an amendment to the Clean Air Bylaw that bans smoking cannabis and vaping in almost all public places in Greater Victoria — including playing fields, playgrounds and public squares. "It is expected that
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:18
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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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