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[Canada] Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate blaze that destroyed closed Six Nations cigarette factory

A massive fire that destroyed a closed cigarette factory on the edge of Ohsweken this morning will be probed by the Ontario Fire Marshal's office. Six Nations fire crews arrived at 1342 Chiefswood Road around 4 a.m. to find the entire south side of a la
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36

[Canada] I've had cancer and still can't make my colleagues stop smoking near me

It all comes down to values. Do you value your job more than your health? Do you value stability and familiarity more than satisfaction at work? / Your employer is in contravention of the act and is legally obligated to provide a smoke-free workplace.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:35

[Canada] Protesters rally against Ontario's move to ban vaping in public

Ontario says a new bill aims to improve public health by banning vaping in public places but protesters at a rally outside Queen's Park Saturday say it does just the opposite. Several hundred people showed up at the protest to help raise attention to the
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2016 16:46

[Canada] Protest at Queen's part after vaping part of anti-smoking law

The group “Vapor Advocates of Ontario” protested at Queen’s Park on Saturday after the Wynne government included vaping... Meanwhile, over at City Hall the Ontario Lung Association will hold a rally to bring attention to the perils of smoking in movies.
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Apr 10, 2016 16:44

[Canada] Potential McGill-wide smoking ban applauded by anti-smoking group

Student senator David Benrimoh tells CTV they have heard from affected students who say they have problems focusing on their studies. According to the Quebec coalition for tobacco control, about one in five Quebecers smoke, an improvement from the 1990s
CJAD 800 AM (ca)
added Apr 10, 2016 16:31

[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43

[Canada] McGill could be next smoke-free campus

McGill University in Montreal is looking to join a growing list of smoke-free campuses in Canada. The Students’ Society of McGill University will vote Thursday night whether to implement the policy, which could take up to five years to carry out.
Press Association (uk)
added Apr 8, 2016 04:59

[Canada] Improper disposal of smoking materials destroyed 3 homes in Lethbridge:chief

A fire that destroyed three homes and damaged others in southern Alberta was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials. The blaze got rolling in a west Lethbridge residence Wednesday night and winds quickly spread the fire to two neighbouring hou
Canadian Press
added Apr 8, 2016 04:38

[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20

[Canada] Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: report

The authors say that for every $1 increase in health costs attributed to Ontario’s aging demographic, the province has achieved savings in the range of 20 cents by reducing Ontarian’s unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, unhealthy alcohol consumption, p
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:16
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