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[Canada] Region bans waterpipe or hookah smoking in public places

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.
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Apr 29, 2016 09:19

[Canada] P.E.I. flavoured tobacco ban details coming

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
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26

[Canada, UK] PICARD: Taking an abstinence-only approach to vaping undermines public health

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
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 28, 2016 15:49

[Canada] Ottawa's cigarette butt waste program needs work, BIA says

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.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 26, 2016 14:49
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[Canada] Peel Region poised to ban waterpipe smoking in public places

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
Sachem and Glanbrook Gazette
added Apr 26, 2016 13:30

[Canada] Middlesex-London Board of Health backs pot smoke restrictions

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
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added Apr 24, 2016 20:22

[Canada] Cigarette tax hikes could fuel illegal N.S. tobacco: convenience store association

The Atlantic Convenience Stores Association says higher prices could mean more people turn to illegal cigarettes
Metro (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 13:14

Health Canada looks at forcing tobacco companies to make cigarettes less addictive

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.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2016 10:57

[Canada] Nova Scotia tables budget with surplus, new spending, tobacco tax hike

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.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:31

[Canada] City halts plans to ban hookah, e-cigarettes as it waits for provincial legislation

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
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 20, 2016 15:30
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