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[Canada] Menthol cigarettes ARE more addictive: Teenagers who smoke them get through twice as much tobacco every week

Menthol cigarettes are directly linked to elevated nicotine addiction / The minty flavour gives teenagers the perception they are less harmful / Menthol users three times more likely to continue smoking in the next year
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 24, 2014 12:46
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[Canada] Toronto considers ban on 'vaping' wherever regular cigarettes are already banned

Dr. David McKeown, the city’s medical officer of health, recommends that unless the province steps in with regulations, Toronto should “prohibit e-cigarette use in Toronto wherever smoking is currently prohibited under local or provincial legislation.”
Canada.com (ca)
added Aug 12, 2014 12:26
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[Canada] Have cigarette taxes become ‘extreme’? Canadian tobacco exec says so

The head of Canada’s biggest cigarette maker is railing against taxes on tobacco products she says are “extreme,” as well as against health “extremists” who want the sale of the cancer-causing products banned completely.
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:52
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BATES/LEHRER/SWEANOR: EIGHT TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION PROPOSALS FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (PDF)

despite very large expenditures and sweeping federal powers, perverse tobacco policy is failing the American public and will soon destroy thousands of small and medium- sized businesses that are part of the solution, not part of the problem. The vast m
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 2, 2017 16:15
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[Saudi Arabia] Shisha shops not included in under-18 tobacco ban

Shisha shops, cafes and restaurants are not included in a recent ban implemented by the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs prohibiting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 18, a Ministry of Health official said.
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 2, 2012 12:13
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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Canada] Nunavut woman launches petition to ban smoking inside multi-unit buildings

Sharon Angnakak is looking for 1,000 Nunavummiut willing to support a territory-wide ban on indoor smoking in multi-dwelling buildings. Last week the Iqaluit woman launched an online petition drive to gain support from 1,000 people in Nunavut for this g
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Apr 13, 2015 11:52
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City's first urban reserve opens Petro-Canada gas station

Long Plain First Nation celebrated the grand opening today of a new gas station and smoke shop on the first urban reserve within city limits. First Nation chiefs and officials from the province, the city and federal government braved a stiff winter wind
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:31
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[Florida] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Road Cigarette Stores Reopen (at Least for Now)

A federal court injunction gave temporary relief to the 13 Tobacco Road, roll-you-own cigarette shops in Tampa Bay, which reopened July 27. Partnership owner Sam Bontempo has vowed to fight a federal law that led to higher taxes on discounted smokes.
Patch.org
added Jul 28, 2012 10:48
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[India] Gudan Garam cigarettes now smugglers' favourite

Customs officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport have encountered largescale smuggling of the famous Gudang Garam brand of cigarettes over the last few days.
Asian Age (in)
added Jun 5, 2012 14:15
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