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is allocating $1 million annually for a new tobacco control initiative aimed at helping Manitobans to quit smoking by providing free nicotine replacement therapy products to eligible smokers, Healthy Living and Seniors Minister Deanne Crothers announced t
Manitoba Government (ca)
added Jan 15, 2016 18:57

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society supports stronger federal tobacco control strategy including plain packaging to combat tobacco epidemic

On the eve of National Non-Smoking Week (January 17–23), the Canadian Cancer Society is highlighting the need for Health Canada's tobacco control strategy to be enhanced by modernized legislation, better funding and plain packaging regulations.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 14, 2016 13:41

[Canada] Strata heads to B.C. Supreme Court to get senior smoker to butt out

A strata council’s fight to force a cigarette-addicted army veteran to quit lighting up in his condo opened Tuesday in B.C. Supreme Court. The council is seeking a court order against Langley senior Paul Aradi, claiming he’s been warned numerous times to
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 13, 2016 06:43

[Canada] SELICK: Another taxing hot potato for Canadian politicians: e-cigarettes

despite all these clear advantages of the vaping revolution, governments have dug in their heels, seemingly determined to bring it to a screeching halt. Major cities, including Vancouver and Calgary, have adopted bylaws discouraging vaping.
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Jan 12, 2016 19:06

[Canada] Smoke-Free School Policy and Exposure to Secondhand Smoke: A Quasi-Experimental Analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Reported exposure to tobacco smoke did decrease after the introduction of smoke-free ground policies; however, almost half of high-school aged youth report exposure in the last month. Across Canada, provincial health authorities as well as school administ
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 12, 2016 18:23

[Canada] Editorial: Smoking rate is still too high

“Plain packaging is an important and logical next step for Canada to curb tobacco marketing, reduce smoking and save lives,” says Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst, in a statement posted on the cancer society’s website. “Cigarette packages should not
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:27

[Canada] MHC executive director says no smoking legislation will be hard to enforce

“Currently we have rules in place that people can’t smoke within eight metres of our hospital buildings,” said Mr. Graham. “Now with this new legislation, immediately or phased in within two years, there is not supposed to be any smoking allowed on any p
Manitoulin Expositor (ca)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:32

[Canada] Flavoured tobacco ban leaves bitter taste at shop ($$)

McLeod owns River City Cigar Company on 18th Street and found out through her supplier that she would no longer be able to purchase flavoured tobacco products to sell in her store.
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jan 8, 2016 20:52

[Canada] Letters: Bill 59 is an assault on free speech / SHATENSTEIN: Plain packaging works

When you sell a product that, by your own belated admission, kills close to 40,000 Canadians each and every year, you don’t get to offer advice on how to discourage youth from smoking and you don’t get to threaten to sue the government over “intellectual
National Post (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:58

Editorial: Plain packaging for cigarettes makes sense in Canada and beyond

The federal government’s plan to impose plain packaging on cigarettes is a welcome addition to the long list of measures already taken to make smoking unattractive, inconvenient, expensive and socially unacceptable. And the plan, coupled with Quebec’s la
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:54
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