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[Canada] City committee moves to ban shisha consumption in Edmonton lounges

Dozens of lounges that allow customers to smoke shisha or hookah pipes in Edmonton may soon no longer be able to offer the product following a vote at city hall on Wednesday. Council’s community service committee voted to have city staff come up with by
Global News (ca)
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[Canada] Ford government delays new vaping rules

“The government will work with the public, experts and businesses to re-examine the evidence related to vaping as a smoking cessation tool to ensure that any changes are in the best interests of everyone and protect Ontarians’ health and safety,” Simon
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:57
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[Canada] Doug Ford halts introduction of additional anti-vaping rules for more study

“The changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act that were set to come into effect on July 1 … are being paused to give the new government the opportunity to carefully review the new regulations related to vaping,” Ford’s spokesman Simon Jefferies said Wednesd
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:55
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[Canada] Health minister favours warnings on cigarettes as feds outline tobacco strategy

The federal health minister says she’s in favour of putting health warnings directly on individual cigarettes in what she calls a “bold” idea.” The proposed measure is being studied by Health Department officials, Ginette Petitpas Taylor said Thursday as
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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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' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Cost of substance use in Canada tops $38 billion, with booze and tobacco on top

their study concluded that two-thirds of substance use costs are associated with alcohol and tobacco. It found the four substances related to the largest costs are alcohol at $14.6 billion, tobacco at $12 billion, opioids at $3.5 billion and marijuana at
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Canada, New York] ARCHIVE: Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes.
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Canada] Big Tobacco’s ‘next gen’ evangelists may be just blowing smoke

A lot depends on how well convenience stores take to selling products developed by tobacco companies. Even then, “vaping companies now are developing these (prefilled, closed) systems that could go into convenience stores,” Howard said. “That, to me, wou
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 14:15
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[Canada] With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless

Vancouver’s 500 trained volunteers ask 17 questions as they cover 200 routes through the city, doling out tokens of appreciation: candy as well as tobacco ties, a small cloth pouch filled with tobacco that indigenous Canadians use for prayers. Forty perc
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2018 15:54
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[Canada] Lambton Public Health Warns Of Vaping Effects

If you’re using vaping as a healthy alternative to smoking, Lambton Public Health says you may want to think again. The agency says while more research is needed into the impacts of vaping, the devices still contain harmful chemicals and metal particles
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jul 3, 2018 08:18
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