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Halifax’s anti-smoking revolution is all smoke and mirrors

The bold new law that won Halifax plaudits hasn’t cleaned up sidewalks still littered with butts. People puff where they please.
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Inside the vaping crisis that has hooked—and killed—young people

Vapes were said to be a powerful tool in the global effort to get people off smoking, and maybe off nicotine, too. What went wrong?
Daniel C. Charest;

The flip side of free choice? Responsibility.

Quebec’s landmark compensation for smokers shows us that we have maximum freedom—but blame others when our choices have consequences
O’Toole

Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing.
Emma Teitel

Boomers: Do as I say, not as I did

On Jan. 1, smoking will no longer be permitted on restaurant and bar patios in Ontario. Emma Teitel asks: why not ban porn and poutine, instead?
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Campus cigarette bans aren’t the answer

Where smoking is outlawed it does more harm than good
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Campus cigarette bans aren’t the answer

Where smoking is outlawed it does more harm than good
Why Ottawa needs to take a deep breath

Ottawa’s misguided approach to e-cigarettes

Colby Cosh on why the government needs to take a deep breath
WIll Ferguson

Good news ... Bad news

Another way of looking at the week
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Campus smoking bans are drifting too far

Puritan approach causes more problems than it solves