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[Canada] Toronto Community Housing plans to go smoke free — including pot

Toronto Community Housing intends to go smoke free in a move that will limit or prevent new tenants from smoking cigarettes — and marijuana — on its property, a spokesperson confirmed. Come Oct. 17, all Toronto residents will be allowed to legally smoke
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:22
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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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[Australia] Canada: An Update On Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

It remains to be seen what effect the WTO decision will have on the implementation of tobacco plain packaging. Leaving aside any possible appeal from the decision the scope of further attacks by tobacco companies is becoming limited as a result of this d
Mondaq
added Jul 26, 2018 12:22
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[Canada] Editorial: Privacy rights being eroded

Had the Supreme Court of Canada not struck down the lower-court rulings, patient privacy could have been seriously compromised. The real question raised by this lawsuit is whether we are sufficiently alert to ongoing advances in information technology. C
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:46
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[Canada] BOUSQUET / HENDERSON: Smokers are victims of a cruel marketing campaign, so why are we further victimizing them?

My biggest concern is that implied by El Jones: the smoking ban is going to used as yet another tool to racially profile, and to target and harass those who are otherwise already marginalized in our society.
Halifax (NS) Examiner (ca)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Canada] Graphic warnings and images on cigarettes are effective: focus groups

The federal government is testing graphic new warnings... Canadians reported that cigarette packages with graphic images and pointed health warnings are more effective than cliches or rhyming slogans. The health warnings considered most effective flag t
Canadian Press
added Jul 23, 2018 13:03
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[Canada] POLL: FOUR OUT OF FIVE EDMONTONIANS SUPPORT A SMOKING BAN IN PARKS

“The vast majority of Edmontonians want City Council to approve the smoke-free parks bylaw prior to cannabis legalization” said Les Hagen of Action on Smoking & Health. “This poll gives Council the green light to protect children and youth from the smokin
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:36
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[Canada] ‘Welcome to Halifax, you can’t smoke here’: Business community reacts to new law restricting smoking

“We’re changing completely the way you look at smokers in Halifax. Whereas currently, smokers walk down the street... What we’re going into is a situation where you can’t smoke unless you see a sign,” Brendan Elliott said, a senior communications advisor
Global News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:33
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[Canada] Smoking in wrong place could cost up to $2,000 under new Halifax bylaws

Halifax Regional Council has voted in favour of new bylaws that will regulate smoking in public areas and ban smoking on all municipal property. The rules ban smoking on sidewalks, streets and all other municipal properties... These restrictions will ap
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:31
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[Canada] Why Halifax's crackdown on smoking might be bad for business

Erik Greiner can already imagine all the awkward interactions with customers once Halifax's smoking ban kicks in on Labour Day. The bylaw bans people from smoking cigarettes and cannabis, as well as vaping, on sidewalks, streets and all other municipal
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:45
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