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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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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[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 meetin
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 20, 2016 01:22
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[Canada] SMOKE FREE MOVIES FINAL OMNIBUS REPORT (PDF)

• Ontarians have greater awareness of the role of the tobacco industry and its influence on smoking in movies; respondents are significantly more likely to say that the tobacco industry has paid for product placement within movies as well as for actors
Ipsos
added Apr 19, 2016 14:04
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GLANTZ: In Ontario Canada, support grows for smokefree movies and adult film rating (18A)

In results released 1 April 2016, Canadian tobacco control groups found 79 percent of Ontario adults wanted to end smoking in movies rated 14A or lower (similar to US PG-13 and lower in the US). Seventy-seven percent opposed the display of tobacco brand
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 19, 2016 14:00
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[Canada, USA] Knowledge and beliefs about electronic cigarettes among quitline cessation staff

Quitline counselors view e-cigarettes as ineffective quitting aids, potentially dangerous, and in need of greater regulations. Counselors can influence how treatment seekers view e-cigarettes, therefore it is imperative that quitlines stay abreast of eme
Addictive Behaviors
added Apr 19, 2016 13:06
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[Canada] GOLDSTEIN: Rates of women with COPD skyrockets as more women take up smoking / Many female smokers say they were encouraged by ads in the ’60s and ’70s that marketed smoking as a symbol of equality.

Each day in my practice at West Park Healthcare Centre, I am reminded of how COPD...is affecting women in increasing numbers. In the last 15 years the number of women who are now suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has skyrocketed.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:55
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