Headlines Tagged with Canada — 20,963 headlines found
Health concerns muffled what little outcry there was about the potential for lost business when Peel Council voted Thursday to ban waterpipe smoking in the region’s bars, cafes, lounges and various other public spaces.
Apr 29, 2016 Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Apr 29, 2016 09:19
P.E.I. Health Minister Robert Henderson is preparing to unveil a ban on the sale of all flavoured tobacco -including menthol. Government announced last June it would bring in the ban, but said it needed time to come up with the details, including whethe
Apr 28, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
In Canada, smoking kills an estimated 37,000 people a year. It is a major cause of disability, health costs and premature death. You lose about three months of life expectancy for ever year of smoking...If we continue to embrace an abstinence-only approac
Apr 28, 2016 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 28, 2016 15:49
The city program charged with cleaning up hundreds of thousands of cigarette butts tossed onto Ottawa streets every year is cumbersome and ineffective, according to the Bank Street BIA. And a city councillor agrees, saying it's likely time for a change.
Apr 25, 2016 CBC News (ca)
added Apr 26, 2016 14:49
Peel Region is poised to join Toronto and other cities... Recommendations to enact a bylaw prohibiting the use of waterpipes or hookahs “in enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces and specified outdoor places” are scheduled to be presented at the Apr
Apr 22, 2016 Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30
Restrictions that apply to smokers are one step closer to being applied to pot users, once the drug is legalized, after recommendations suggested by Dr. Chris Mackie, the medical officer of health for London and Middlesex County, were forwarded to the Mi
Apr 22, 2016 London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Apr 24, 2016 20:22
The Atlantic Convenience Stores Association says higher prices could mean more people turn to illegal cigarettes
Apr 20, 2016 Metro (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:14
Regulating changes to the chemical make-up of tobacco is one of the ideas being debated as part of the so-called smoking “endgame” – tactics to push smoking rates below the stubborn 15-20% they’ve hovered around for years.
Apr 21, 2016 National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:57
The only tax increase in the budget hits smokers, with cigarettes going up two cents each or 50 cents a pack and the tax rate on cigars going up by four per cent at midnight. The moves are expected to bring $15.8 million to provincial coffers.
Apr 19, 2016 Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:31
Ottawa's Board of Health has postponed its plan to ban e-cigarettes and water pipes in the hopes that upcoming amendments to Ontario's smoking laws will include comprehensive regulation of the devices. Health officials made the decision at a board meeti
Apr 20, 2016 Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 20, 2016 15:30