The Conference Board of Canada released a study Monday, suggesting that 45,400 Canadians died from results of smoking in 2012.
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By: Tyrrell Meertins Minors are finding it relatively easy to access tobacco at Ontario convenient stores, says a new study released this week. In the study conducted by Ipsos Canada on behalf of Canada’s National Brewers, a 17-year-old entered a convenient store while an adult supervisor waited outside. One in five stores, or 21 per-cent,
by Jade Leung The summer in the city usually means patios, beers, and social smoking. But that’s about to change. The Ontario Liberal government has announced plans to ban tobacco use on restaurant and bar patios as well as other venues, including playgrounds and at sporting events. Health Minister Deb Matthews also plans to ban
By Julia Grabowska Vancouver has launched the first cigarette butt recycling pilot program in the world. The program officially began Tuesday, with 110 recycling receptacles installed in various parts of the city. TerraCycle Canada, a Toronto-based business, is one of the companies involved in the six-month trial run. Nina Purewal, general manager of TerraCycle Canada,