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[Canada] Queen’s–led summit concludes with a call to bring tobacco prevalence rate to “less than 5 by ’35”

A summit of Canada’s leading health experts has discussed bold novel ideas and examined a series of recommendations aimed at reducing the rate of commercial tobacco use in Canada to below five per cent by the year 2035. The recommendations were debated a
Queen's University (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:57

[Canada] Summit aims to butt out cigarette use

About 85 national and international experts held a summit over the weekend at Queen’s University’s Donald Gordon Centre to discuss strategies for an end game in tobacco use in Canada within the next 20 years. The group of experts from the medical field,
Kingston (Ont) Whig-Standard (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:54

Plain packaging: Inconclusive evidence suggests Canada should wait--Montreal Economic Institute

We must not forget that tobacco is already one of the most regulated and strictly controlled industries in Canada, which is also among the countries in the world where smoking prevalence is the lowest. "Since the debate over the effectiveness of plain p
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:54

[Canada] NINE TO FIVE We’re breathing second-hand smoke from the business next door

Is it an employer’s responsibility to provide a smoke-free workspace – even if the cigarette smoke is entering our workplace from an adjoining business? If the company fails to take on this obligation, what is my recourse?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:18

[Canada] Federal Liberals plan to regulate vaping as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco

Health Canada offered few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Oct 1, 2016 14:51

[Canada] This may be exactly what smokers need to quit

Le and his team are proposing to develop a new vaccination strategy targeting the lungs, which offers an effective treatment that can sequester nicotine in the airways and limit its entry into the brain. Preliminary results show that levels of nicotine (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:10

[Canada] Vaping industry says federal government's move to regulate e-cigarettes long overdue

"In the [Health Canada] statement I think some of the things that we especially appreciate are the call for a balanced approach, balancing both the need to protect youth ... while at the same time also acknowledging the need to have relatively easy acces
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:34

[Canada] Canadian Vaping Association Responds to Federal Vaping Regulation

welcomes the Minister's comments acknowledging that e-cigarettes are a less harmful alternative to cigarette smoking and, in fact, can be a useful tool in helping smokers switch from smoking altogether. "Canada has been a world leader in implementing pol
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:33

[Canada] Trudeau Liberals plan to regulate vaping products to help shield young people

The Liberal government says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada offered few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a qu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:31

[Canada] Based on a True Story: Children and Youth Exposed to Smoking in Movies

On the opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival, youth activists from across Ontario will stage a demonstration march through downtown Toronto calling for youth-rated movies to be tobacco-free.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2016 19:46
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