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[Canada] A menthol cigarette ban may influence smokers to quit

One month after Ontario fully banned menthol in cigarettes, twice as many menthol smokers attempted to quit compared to how many had predicted they would do so in the months leading up to the ban, according to a small study in the Canadian province. Of
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 18:54
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[Canada] Will the Hampstead smoking ban do more harm than good?

“As a health group, we’ve worked for decades to try and control tobacco use inside public areas and in the workplace,” said François Damphousse of the Non-Smokers Rights Association. “We want people to smoke outside, not inside. “This kind of initiative
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[Canada] Ban Menthols to Help Some Smokers Quit

After the Canadian province of Ontario banned menthol cigarettes, many smokers responded by trying to kick the habit, a new study finds. Some experts suspect such a ban might help cut down smoking in the United States, too. The Ontario ban was implemen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2018 17:21
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[Canada] Ottawa health unit pot proposals attacked by Colorado critic

Ottawa Public Health is recommending a provincial ban on cannabis smoking and vaping in condos, apartments and even cannabis lounges, a move some critics say would simply drive people to break the law.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:48
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[Canada] Quebec town's plan to ban public smoking could do more harm than good: advocate

Francois Damphousse says the law will force more people to smoke indoors, which is much more damaging to the health of those around them. “We have been working for decades to try to control smoking indoors, and we want people to go smoke outdoors, and n
Canadian Press
added Mar 8, 2018 01:13
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[Canada] Hampstead wants to ban smoking in public, even on streets and sidewalks

The town of Hampstead, in Montreal's west end, plans to ban smoking in all public outdoor spaces, and if adopted, the bylaw would be the most restrictive anti-tobacco legislation in Canada. Hampstead Mayor Bill Steinberg told CBC the proposed ban would
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:11
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[Canada] Ban smoking, including pot, in apartments and condos: OPH

As the Province of Ontario prepares for the incoming legalization of recreational cannabis, Ottawa Public Health is recommending even stronger regulations than what the Liberal government is considering. In a submission to the Provincial government, whi
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:10
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[Canada, Florida] Patients Prefer Smoking Status Assessment by Oncologists

Patients newly diagnosed with cancer appreciate being asked about their smoking status and many think it should be assessed at each and every oncology clinic visit, Canadian researchers reported at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2018 Cancer Su
Oncology News (CancerNetwork.com)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:07
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[Canada] Hampstead, Que. moves to ban smoking on city property, including streets and sidewalks

Describing second-hand tobacco smoke as a danger “especially to minors, the elderly and those with lung diseases,” the town of Hampstead has tabled a bylaw that will ban smoking on city property — including streets and sidewalks. The across-the-board ba
National Post (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:06
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[Canada] Montreal suburb seeks ban on smoking in all public spaces

According to a copy of the draft on the Town of Hampstead’s website, bylaw no. 1019 would seek fines between $100 and $300 for a first infraction, while a second infraction would cost between $200 and $600. “Second-hand smoke is dangerous, especially fo
Global News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 00:58
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