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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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[Canada] Former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked relevant details in Redford tobacco lawsuit investigation

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked relevant information in his conflict-of-interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 4, 2016 23:16
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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 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 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] BREAKENRIDGE: Alberta needs to clear the air around flavoured tobacco legislation

we're talking about a product that has been made illegal for minors to purchase. A ban on one product won't suddenly make kids stop smoking. They'll just go back to cigarettes. That we're even discussing a problem involving teen smokers would tend to in
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Nov 11, 2013 12:38
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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] 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 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] Anti-tobacco strategy announced by Alberta government

Sales of addictive cherry, grape and peach flavoured spit tobacco, marketed specially to teenagers, would be restricted and possibly banned under a new 10-year anti-tobacco strategy announced by Health Minister Fred Horne on Monday.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Nov 20, 2012 21:42
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