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[Canada] Grant: Illegal tobacco is costing Alberta $100M a year

Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23
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[Canada] Alberta med students push Redford government on banning flavoured tobacco

A group of Alberta med students planning to lobby the provincial government about youth tobacco use are hoping the statistics will leave a bad taste in the mouths of legislators. The students — studying in both Calgary and Edmonton — came across a study
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:44
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[Canada] Alberta government undecided about ban on menthol tobacco

Health advocates fear part of Alberta's flavoured tobacco legislation that would ban menthol may go up in smoke. Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:43
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[Canada] Wildrose alleges 'coverup' by Alberta Justice in tobacco-litigation FOIP inquiry

Access-to-information expert Vincent Gogolek says he has never seen behaviour in a freedom of information inquiry like that of Alberta Justice.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:24
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[Africa, Albania, Alberta, Alderney, Algeria, American Samoa, Americas, Andorra, Angola] Justice Department Wants Public Release of Tobacco Warning Statements

The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Feb 4, 2011 00:00
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[Canada] Alberta anti-smoking strategy may finally be about to be released, maybe

Now, the province again says its anti-smoking strategy is coming, although it’s a bit more leery about putting a firm time frame on the plan. “You should expect to see something very soon,” is all health department spokesman John Muir would say last we
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 18, 2012 07:29
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[Canada] PASKEY: Tobacco is Alberta's biggest cancer killer - so what are we doing about it?

It makes more sense to tie bylaws to the most harm: and smoking, not pitbulls, or fast bikers, or unpicked-up dog poop, is a leading cause of harm. It would take political leadership to go hard at our number one cause of cancer death. Yes, it would.
Metro (ca)
added Jan 14, 2013 10:46
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[Canada] Alberta menthol ban may go up in smoke: advocates

Health advocates fear part of Alberta's flavoured tobacco legislation that would ban menthol may go up in smoke. Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they
Canadian Press
added Oct 21, 2014 14:46
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[Canada] Alberta anti-smoking group wary of tobacco lobby

An anti-smoking group is optimistic it's just a matter of time before Alberta bans the sale of flavoured tobacco. . . . There's only one thing that worries Hagen: tobacco lobbyists. "We're keeping a very close eye on that situation." he says. "To date,
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Dec 10, 2012 03:30
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[Canada] GRANT: Is Alberta ready to combat contraband tobacco?

Contraband tobacco is the cash cow of organized crime. . . . Finally, and what concerns me most as a father, is the impact that illegal cigarettes have on our young people. . . . This problem is at Alberta’s doorstep. It is time to take serious action
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 7, 2012 11:47
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