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[Canada] Still smoking in your workplace? Not cool, says PHU

The Porcupine Health Unit is reminding employers and employees that it is illegal to smoke or hold lighted tobacco in the workplace, this includes work vehicles. The ban on smoking in an enclosed workplace is in effect at all times, even during off-hours
TimminsToday (ca)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:54
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[Canada] SMOKING OF ANY KIND WILL BE PROHIBITED ON KPU CAMPUSES

On Sept. 28 the university sent students and staff an email from KPU President Alan Davis, who wrote that he is “pleased to share the news that KPU will go smoke-free on Jan. 21, 2018,” with the policy becoming active at the start of National Non-Smoking
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:54
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[Canada] Winnipeg moves a step closer to banning smoking, vaping on patios

The city's protection, community services and parks committee voted three to one Tuesday in support of a recommendation in a City of Winnipeg report to outlaw anything that produces second-hand smoke where people are permitted to dine or drink. The ban
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:22
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[Canada] Almost time to butt out on Winnipeg patios

The city’s Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks voted three to one Tuesday in favour of amending Winnipeg’s outdoor smoking bylaw to ban smoking on patios. Councillor Ross Eadie was the lone holdout voting against the ch
Global News (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:20
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[Canada] Council considers banning smoking in outdoor public spaces

With the legalization of marijuana just around the corner, tobacco smokers could see a change in smoking laws as well. Town council discussed restricting smoking in public places at its Monday meeting. “I would like to see us move towards having a byla
Oliver (BC) Chronicle
added Jan 10, 2018 05:18
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[Canada] Public smoking ban coming

Staff with the Town of Oliver will be creating a bylaw to restrict smoking in many public spaces and facilities, as directed by council on Monday. Oliver's Parks and Recreation Society asked the town to come up with a bylaw that restricts smoking in spa
Castanet.net (ca)
added Jan 10, 2018 05:17
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[Canada] Contest aims to help young adults quit smoking

The “wouldurather...” contest encourages young adults to either quit or reduce their smoking habit...This year there are more than $10,000 in cash prizes to be won by young adults in Ontario who join the six-week contest. “In Hastings Prince Edward, appr
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:51
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[Canada] Decade after workplace smoking ban, advocates concerned over loopholes, pot legalization

“The hazards associated with second-hand cannabis are similar to those with second-hand smoke,” said public health physician Dr. Brent Friesen, who served as Calgary’s chief medical officer of health from 1999 to 2008. “Burning cannabis, smoking cannabis
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Canada] Winnipeg patio smokers may have to butt out April 1

Winnipeg is poised to enact a patio smoking ban on April Fool's Day. A report from Winnipeg's community services department recommends a ban on second-hand smoke from cigarettes, cigars, pipes, e-cigarettes, water pipes, hookahs and "similar products/dev
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:18
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[Canada] Patio smoking ban could be in effect April 1

A public service report calls on city council to ban personal smoking devices, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes and e-cigarettes, on outdoor patios with food and/or beverage service, effective April 1, 2018. If council approves, Winnipeg will then los
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:16
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