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[Canada] Ontario set to ban e-cig, marijuana users from smoking or vaping anywhere regular cigarettes prohibited

“We have made a determination that smoking whatever it is — whether it’s vaping, whether it’s medical marijuana, whether it’s cigarettes — that there should be restrictions on that,” Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday. “And so the rules will apply to
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 18:58

[Canada] CT scans recommended for heavy smokers

For the first time, national guidelines are recommending that high-risk adults be screened for Canada's deadliest cancer, and the tool of choice is a technology known as low-dose computed tomography, or CT scanning. The Canadian Task Force on Preventive
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 21:54

[Canada] No buts about it: BC study says tobacco companies must deal with waste butts

A single tossed cigarette butt may seem inconsequential, but researchers say more than five trillion waste butts accumulate in the global environment each year, resulting in degradation, costly cleanup and emergency response. Tobacco manufacturers shoul
660 News (Calgary, ALB) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:07

[Canada] Lung cancer screening: new Canadian guideline

This guideline incorporates new evidence, including results from a large randomized controlled trial comparing low-dose CT with chest x-rays, and balances the benefits of early detection with the harms of overdiagnosis and invasive follow-up testing. It
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 8, 2016 14:20

Smoking Tobacco in Canada, 2015 - New Market Research Report

The total market for tobacco products in Canada comprises of four main sectors: manufactured cigarettes, cigars/cigarillos, smoking tobacco and smokeless tobacco. Each sector has suffered a decline over the period under review, particularly in the last fe
added Mar 8, 2016 04:32

[Canada] Regina woman charged after allegedly smoking on flight, refusing to put cat in kennel

It’s also alleged that she locked herself inside a washroom on the aircraft and smoked a cigarette, risking the safety of the 116 passengers and crew aboard the flight. Leandra Lynn Newman has been charged under the Canadian Aviation Regulations with smo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:46

[Canada] Editorial: Hollywood needs to get the message on smoking

The B.C. Lung Association counted up 13 Oscar-nominated films this year that featured movie stars smoking. . . . association has the right idea. Restricting who can see a movie threatens profit, which translates into a message Hollywood can clearly under
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:10

[Canada, UK] Broadcaster Issues Retraction After Falsely Linking E-Cigarette Study With Big Tobacco

controversy arose after the article referred to a widely cited study by Public Health England (PHE) showing the e-cigarettes are far less hazardous than their tobacco-filled rivals. CBC News later corrected this part of their article and apologized for c
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:44

[Canada] Tobacco Tax Rate Increases

This publication explains the tobacco tax rate increase and future scheduled tobacco tax rate increases. It provides general information only and does not replace the Tobacco Tax Act and Regulations.
Ontario Ministry of Finance (ca)
added Mar 4, 2016 04:36

[Canada, UK] ARCHIVE: E-cigarette business is smoking in Sudbury, but health unit urges caution

Correction...CBC News reported a claim that the the Public Health England study was funded by the tobacco industry. In actual fact, PHE commissioned and paid for the study, and none of its authors received funding from the tobacco industry. CBC News regre
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 18:56
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