Canada's Yukon passes comprehensive smoking ban..

April 23, 2008 - The Yukon Territories has become become Canada's last territory or province to enact a ban on smoking in public places. The ban also forbids smoking in a vehicle in which there are passengers under the age of 18 - the measure goes into effect May 15. The act also forbids retailers from openly displaying tobacco products or advertising in their stores.

Canada's other two territories, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories, passed smoking in public places bans in 2004 and only Nova Scotia has a similar ban on smoking in cars with children.

Reference: Canada's Yukon passes smoking ban,, 4/23/2008.

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