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Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

Its implementation will be scrutinized and dissected by Canadians ahead of the next election in 2019, as well as other nations that the prime minister has said may follow suit if the measure proves a success.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 17, 2018 10:25
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[Canada] Half of Canadian homeowners think marijuana use will hurt property values: poll

Nearly two-thirds (64 per cent) of homeowners polled say smoking marijuana inside a home would harm a property’s value; while 21 per cent disagreed and 15 per cent were neutral.
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:14
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[Asia, India] Air pollution can affect your child’s mental health and IQ

Some researchers believe that traffic pollution acts like secondhand smoke, restricting the intake of oxygen and nutrients that are needed by the foetus. This affects the human cell development and causes problems later in life.
Indian Express (in)
added Oct 18, 2018 05:30
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[Canada] Preparing for pot: Residents, government ministers react to cannabis legalization

On the eve of weed legalization, Postmedia hit the streets to get Edmontonians’ take on a legal toke. During the lunch rush in the downtown core Tuesday afternoon, many residents said they are interested... He said he is concerned about secondhand smoke
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Oct 17, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is

On Sunday, Checkup opened the lines to Canadians to share their thoughts on the upcoming legislation. While some worried about secondhand smoke and the long-term effects of marijuana use, others were optimistic about how easier availability could benefi
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:51
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco accuses feds and province of double standard on cannabis black market

Officials argue low cannabis taxes are needed to freeze out black market as ever-higher tobacco taxes encourages illicit tobacco trade
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Oct 16, 2018 20:32
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[Canada, UK] 'Just say no' to drug legalisation: WHO chief

similar to alcohol and tobacco, drugs like marijuana needed to be controlled because of the risk they posed outside medical settings.... He pointed to the strides nations around the world have made in curbing tobacco smoking, which the WHO considers to be
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[UK] Experts threaten public health body over link to drink industry

Hundreds of top academics have threatened to stop advising Public Health England unless it abandons plans to work with the alcohol industry... Leading experts in drinking, smoking, obesity and cancer, whose work underpins official policies, say they are l
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 11, 2018 17:27
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[Canada] Montreal says cannabis can be smoked wherever cigarettes are allowed

Montreal had originally said it would allow cannabis consumption in parks where tobacco smoking is permitted, but the new provincial government has other plans.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:33
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[Canada] Cannabis on campus: Nova Scotia colleges and universities update rules ahead of legalization

As the Oct. 17 cannabis legalization date fast approaches, post-secondary institutions are updating their smoking rules on campus and in residences. The regulations also cover edible products, storage of cannabis, and the display of cannabis paraphernal
Global News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:12
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