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[Canada] One Year On: Assessing The Effects Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban

Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:55
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[Canada] Evaluation of Ontario’s Menthol Ban

Ontario’s ban on menthol flavouring in tobacco was one of the first internationally. OTRU is evaluating the impacts of this cutting edge regulation. The ban on menthol in tobacco products was found to be associated with quitting behaviour, and potential
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:54
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[Canada] VIDEO: Quebec community considers ban on public smoking

Hampstead, Quebec is expected to vote in tough smoking laws, meaning there could be fewer places to light up outside...anti-smoking advocates say it will only expose children to more secondhand smoke.
Global News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:59
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[Canada] VIDEO: First season with smoking ban gets underway on Winnipeg patios

Effective April 1, smoking on outdoor restaurant and bar patios is not permitted. Council approved the ban in January, prohibiting all smoking: cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, vapes, tobacco products, cannabis or any substances that generate second-
Global News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:57
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[Canada] 'You've moved it onto the street': Winnipeg bartender pans new patio smoking ban

"Instead of the 16 people we would have on our patio, we get 16 to 20 people congregating outside the door here," said Brad Cartman, a manager and bartender at the Army, Navy and Air Force Club 60 in Osborne Village. In January, Winnipeg city council pa
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:47
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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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