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[Canada] Vape shops becoming a more common sight across Nova Scotia

Jon Borelli, the owner of both stores, is working at the other location on Portland Street in Dartmouth. They are the latest of more than a dozen e-cig stores that have opened across the province since 2013.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:39
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[Canada] Anti-menthol group challenging province on tobacco legislation

Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53
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[Canada] $20-Billion Quebec Tobacco Lawsuit Wraps Up After 3 Years Of Testimony

The plaintiffs include an estimated one million Quebecers who argue the companies are liable because they knew they were putting out a harmful product and hid the health effects of tobacco. The suit involves separate groups of plaintiffs — some who beca
Canadian Press
added Dec 13, 2014 20:59
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[Canada] Summary of results of the Youth Smoking Survey 2012-2013

The prevalence of youth having ever tried smoking a cigarette is at an all-time low since it was first monitored among Canadian youth. In 1994, nearly half the students in grades 6 to 9 (45%) reported having ever tried smoking a cigarette, decreasing to
Health Canada
added Jun 4, 2014 09:55
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[Africa] Mauritius: Tobacco 'kills 1000 Mauritians yearly'

Despite the decline in cigarette consumption per capita from 1,075 in 2009 to 750 in 2012, tobacco still kills 1,000 Mauritians every year, according to Mauritian Health Minister Lormus Bundhoo. Speaking Wednesday at a workshop in Port-Louis, the ministe
Afriquenligne (fr)
added May 15, 2013 20:00
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco farmers still stuck with produce

FARMERS around the country are stuck with more than 3,000 metric tonnes of tobacco after failing to sell the produce due to lack of market, the Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) has said.
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Jun 22, 2015 21:32
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[Africa, Zambia] Tobacco board starts registration of marketers

THE Tobacco Board of Zambia (TBZ) says marketing of tobacco in the 2014/15 season will be restricted to registered growers to control and regulate the market.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:56
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[Zambia] Tobacco farmers to form union

THE low demand and poor prices for tobacco experienced during this year’s marketing season has forced the creation of a Tobacco Farmers’ Union. The union which would be called Western Tobacco Growers’ Union was registered on August 15, 2014 under the Re
Zambia Post (zm)
added Sep 9, 2014 15:08
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[Canada] E-cigarettes a growing trend at Riverview High School

Officials at Riverview High School are trying to crack down on a growing number of students using e-cigarettes on school property and in some cases inside the school building. ..."We had an announcement the other day saying they banned e-smokes but people
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:45
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[Canada] Smoking sparked massive Edmonton condo blaze

About 400 people were forced from their homes by a condominium blaze early Monday. The four-storey condo fire at Park Place Hamptons, near 199 Street and 53 Avenue, broke out in the early morning hours on Monday.
CNEWS
added Jul 22, 2014 13:32
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