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[Canada] DAVIS: Pot vs. Tobacco: Which Is The True Cancer Risk?

However, even if pot isn't a dangerous carcinogen - unlike tobacco - it still doesn't come completely risk-free. So says Dr. Steven Laviolette ... he researches the effects of nicotine and marijuana on the brain.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:42
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[Canada] Elgin St. Thomas Public Health wants you to win cold cash for butting out cold turkey

Elgin St. Thomas Public Health is spreading the word about a contest that could help young smokers win some cold hard cash for quitting cold turkey. The health unit is marking National Non-Smoking Week from Jan. 18 to 24 by promoting a province-wide co
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 19:32
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[Canada] Smoking rates dropping in Yukon

The latest figures show that Yukoners are still more likely to smoke than most other Canadians — just 18 per cent of Canadians were smokers in 2014, according to StatsCan — but the territory is getting closer to national smoking rates. Eventually, that
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 19:31
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society, P.E.I.: 'It's never too late to quit'

Julia Pike, special projects officer for the division says she understands it's not easy to quit smoking. "It's a really tough addiction, so the idea is ... if you give it a try and it doesn't work, try again," she said.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 19:29
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[Canada] Smokers in Oxford have access to programs and nicotine replacement therapy to help quit

If quitting smoking was on your list of resolutions, there is support and help to be found in Oxford County. The most popular programs involve free nicotine replacement therapy – that includes products like gum and patches that can help smokers leave th
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 03:14
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Embrace Non-Smoking Week

Scary packaging, hiding the product away from view and enforcing age limits on purchasing tobacco are all good steps in preventing smoking, but obviously more needs to be done. Perhaps in the way those who have been impacted by impaired driving take thei
Battlefords (SK) News-Optimist
added Jan 20, 2016 03:13
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Canada's retailers remind those purchasing tobacco that "We Expect ID"

As National Non-Smoking Week in Canada kicks off, convenience store retailers are reminding Canadians of the role they play in preventing youth access to tobacco and e- cigarette products. January 18th marks We Expect ID Day across the country and is be
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 03:09
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[Canada] ‘Run to Quit’ program helps smokers trade nicotine for runner’s high

Smoking is a daily, and often deadly, habit for thousands of Nova Scotians, but a new program wants to help people replace their nicotine addiction with a healthier alternative. The Canadian Cancer Society is partnering with The Running Room to launch a
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:42
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[Canada] Vast majority of Ontario smokers try to quit alone, and fail

Smokers' Helpline, a central component of the province's Smoke-Free Ontario cessation services, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a simple message to the province's 2 million smokers: overcoming the addiction to tobacco can seem impossible, but eff
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 19, 2016 16:50
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[Canada] Playgrounds, Patios and other Smoke-Free Places in Peel

In recognition of National Non-Smoking Week (Jan. 17 to 23), Peel Public Health reminds all residents of current smoking restrictions that help protect the health of residents in our Region. The Smoke-Free Ontario Act prohibits anyone from smoking or hol
Region of Peel (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:14
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