Smoking Laws

Choking on Smoking Bans

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Politics
Marni Soupcoff

Outdoor smoking bans like the one being proposed for Toronto are in large part one big finger-wag at smokers for daring to defy the public health establishment's exhortations and advice. They're not so much safety measures as payback for being recalcitrant.

Expand Toronto's Smoking Ban: Report

CBC | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Living

Toronto’s chief medical officer wants city council and the province to expand the number of outdoor places where smoking is banned including beaches...

The Government's Addiction to Smoking

Phil Froats | Posted 03.20.2013 | Canada
Phil Froats

When you look at the numbers alone, it boggles the mind why there have not been more measures taken to curb or eliminate smoking altogether. One of the main reasons is governments' addiction to tobacco taxes. At times, they show their true colours and flash this addiction for all to see.