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[Canada, UK] Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'

Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
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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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[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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[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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[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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[Canada] AGAR: Illegal cigarettes? Blame government

Governments are never going to get that money back by scolding people into being better citizens when all the government does about cigarettes is treat them as a cash cow.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:35
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[Canada] E-cigarette, flavoured tobacco laws coming to P.E.I.

There are details yet to be worked out, such as whether the flavoured tobacco ban would cover menthol cigarettes. Those specifics will be drawn up later in regulations. When a flavoured tobacco ban was introduced recently in Nova Scotia it was opposed
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2015 16:18
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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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[Canada] WARR-HUNTER: E-cigarettes — Freedom to vape

If you want to understand what life is like for the Canadian entrepreneurs who are seeking to serve the growing demand for electronic cigarettes, consider me. My family and I own an online “vaping” business, along with a brick-and-mortar store located in
National Post (ca)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:28
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[Canada] Quebec on e-cigarettes: No sale to minors, no 'vaping' in public

The Quebec government may soon crack down on the sale of electronic cigarettes, if Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois has her way. Charlebois wants the sale of e-cigarettes to minors banned. She also wants to apply the same rules to e-cigarettes as
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:35
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