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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Proposed medical marijuana rule deserved to die: Editorial

head of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, carefully noted that accommodating medical marijuana users doesn’t mean brushing aside the rights of everyone else. “The health and safety of others is a factor in determining accommodation,” she told the Star.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:44

[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL: Warning: Do not operate machinery of government while high

Ontario called this a “balancing of rights,” though it might better be referred to as “creating a social-media firestorm” or “chickening out.” We entrust government with power to protect our collective health. With smoking, there’s no need for exceptions
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:44

[Canada] Ontario Tells Medical Marijuana Users They Can Light Up Anywhere — And Then Changes Its Mind

Rob Cunningham, a senior policy analyst at the Canadian Cancer Society told VICE News that not much changes under the new regulations, as there was never a province-wide ban on smoking medical marijuana. But, he says he does not support the new exemptio
added Nov 27, 2015 23:44
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[Canada] Ontario medical marijuana exemption under review just 1 day after it was announced

Ontario's Liberal government says it will re-examine its recent move to allow medical marijuana users to smoke and vape the drug anywhere in the province, just one day after announcing the change. "We've heard the concerns around this regulation, and we
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:41
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[Canada] Ontario government taking medical marijuana plan back to the drawing board

Damerla quickly reversed course Thursday over concerns about exposure to second-hand cannabis smoke in restaurants, theatres, offices and other public spaces where tobacco smoking is banned. “We will consider this feedback, look at it very carefully and s
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:40
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario reconsiders day-old medical marijuana exemptions

The turnaround came just one day after the exemption for medical marijuana users to a vaporizing law came to light. The government quietly exempted them this week from a law that bans the use of e-cigarettes anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited. It
Canadian Press
added Nov 27, 2015 23:39
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario reconsidering new medical marijuana exemptions

Ontario’s Liberal government says it is now reconsidering medical marijuana exemptions to e-cigarette rules that are so new they haven’t even technically come into effect. The turnaround comes just one day after the exemption for medical marijuana users
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:38

[Canada] Region of Peel surprised by Ontario’s move to allow marijuana use in public places

Councillors expressed shock and disapproval of the provincial government regulation change that could expose bystanders in restaurants, playgrounds and other public settings to harmful second-hand smoke from pot smokers.
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Nov 27, 2015 23:36

[Canada] Pot users exempt from e-cigarette law

Medical marijuana users will be exempt from a Jan. 1 law that will ban the use of e-cigarettes anywhere tobacco smoking is prohibited. Ontario Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla said those who have been authorized to use pot for treatment of a hea
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:51

[Canada] Medical cannabis patients gain exemption from Ontario e-cigarette regulations

amend the Electronic Cigarette Act and the Smoke Free Ontario Act to confirm "that the ban on using an e-cigarette in smoke-free places does not apply to a medical marihuana user who uses an e-cigarette for medical [purposes]".
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:49
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