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Cigarette possession becomes illegal in Nova Scotia for under 19s

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.03026a (Published 01 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:03026a
  1. David Spurgeon1
  1. 1Quebec

On 1 January it became illegal for people under the age of 19 in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia to possess or smoke cigarettes. Young people caught with cigarettes by police will not be charged or fined, but police will be authorised to confiscate the cigarettes.

The province's Act to Protect Young Persons and …

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