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[Canada] Website clears the air, gathers complaints about workplace smoking violations

A revamped government website aims to answer questions about new workplace smoking rules and provide a place where people can complain about non-compliance where they work.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:09
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[Canada] City gives initial approval to smoking, vaping bylaw

City council passed the first two readings of its new smoke- and vaping-free places bylaw, pushing it to the next phase for a public hearing. The bylaw would be a first for the city, which didn't have any rules restricting smoking on city property. The
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:21

[Canada] Jack Knox: Hodgepodge of cannabis rules going up in smoke

The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 24, 2018 23:05

[Canada, USA] Smoking Cessation: More than Just Lip Service

Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a "Framework for Smoking Cessation" at 14 regional centers. "This framework included the '5As- -- asking about whethe
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2018 15:39

[UK-Wales] Drunken guest, 23, who flew 5,000 miles to Wales from Canada for a family wedding fell 90ft to his death from a four-star hotel roof after climbing out of his room's window for a cigarette

He got back to his room and climbed onto the roof to have a cigarette under the stars when he fell. Shocked wedding guests found 'ever-smiling' Mr Riswick with fatal head and chest injuries in the early hours of the morning. The tragedy happened on Aug
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:44

[Canada] Smoke-free alternative? Tobacco company opens flagship store in Edmonton

A new tobacco retail outlet is set to open Friday in Edmonton amid concern from anti-smoking advocates. The store is owned by Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc. and instead of selling traditional cigarettes, the focus is on a new smoke-free product. “The
Global News (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 22:15

[Canada] Canadians support vaping regulations

While vaping might be perceived as another "millennial thing," it is not as catching as some would assume. Our survey shows that four in five of Canada's youngest adults - a sizable majority - did not use an e-cigarette in the past 12 months. Regionally
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 20:20

[Canada] Tobacco giant grapples with rules for marketing vaping product

Tobacco giant Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. is launching a flagship outlet for its IQOS vaping products at West Edmonton Mall on Friday – but the store has no name. Federal regulations ban tobacco items such as IQOS, which is a hybrid vaping and toba
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 23, 2018 03:56

[Canada] Health Groups Demand Feds Clamp Down on E-cigarette Promotions

Health groups are demanding that Health Canada crack down on the recent explosion of lifestyle advertising of e-cigarettes on television, social media and other settings. They are calling for proper enforcement of the current law, and for the urgent devel
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:52

'Troubling signs': Health Canada to review tobacco strategy as smoking rate spikes

Health Canada is looking for outside experts to review its tobacco control strategy — a federal program that appears to have hit a wall after years of helping to drive down smoking rates. According to a posting on Merx, a website used by Ottawa to list
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:33
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