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[Canada] Richmond Hill youth among those urging smoke-free movies at TIFF

As part of an initiative called “Directors Cut” by the Canadian Cancer Society, the aim is to promote the idea that all movies in Ontario rated for children and teens (G, PG, and 14A) should be smoke free.
York Region (ca)
added Sep 9, 2014 23:40
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[Canada] VIDEO: A tale of two tobacco farms

The government buyout package, offering $1.05 per pound of tobacco for a total value of $300 million, placed Ontario’s 1,083 tobacco quota holders squarely at a fork in the road – accept the package and abandon a livelihood, or stick with a crop that for
Norfolk News (ca)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:22
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[Canada] FORSEY: Smoke-free outdoor spaces sought

From Jan. 19-25, Cape Breton District Health Authority will join its partners to celebrate National Non-Smoking Week. If you smoke, use this time to consider quitting; or if you are interested in creating smoke-free outdoor spaces in your community contac
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Jan 6, 2014 20:53
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco challenges Quebec ban on tobacco, menthol cigarettes

Imperial Tobacco has launched a legal challenge of certain parts of Quebec’s tobacco-control law and is asking a judge to strike them down on constitutional grounds. The company has filed an application for judicial review with Quebec Superior Court, sa
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:33
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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] Montreal Borough Bans All E-Cigarettes

One Montreal borough has taken the lead on the regulation of e-cigarette use. Come January 20th, e-cigarettes/vaporizers will be officially banned in Montreal-Nord, reports TVA.
MTL BLog (ca)
added Jan 16, 2015 15:07
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[Canada] Ontario set to increase cigarette prices

An extra levy on cigarettes will raise the price by about $3 for each carton of 200 cigarettes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2016 18:33
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar's beer and cigarette investment boom raises alarm

Myanmar has nine cigarette and tobacco-product factories, with Rothmans of Pall-Mall Myanmar Pte. Ltd. controlling 85 percent of the official cigarette market. Black market brands, however, are so prevalent that they are sold at supermarkets. Two new fac
Eleven (mm)
added Feb 26, 2013 14:40
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85% of Oral Cancer Cases in Sudan Caused by Chewing Tobacco, Study Shows

A recent study has revealed that 8-9 million Sudanese people chew tobacco and indicated that 82% of oral cancer cases are attributed to this. The report further said that 92% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking while 5% of Sudanese women carry g
Sudan Vision (sd)
added Jun 10, 2013 11:36
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[Canada] Hookah use banned in Toronto starting April 1

Just three councillors voted against the ban. "In Vancouver, the whole city is smoking," said Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti. Coun. Jim Karygiannis moved a motion, proposing a new "hookah lounge" category that would permit licensed establishments to sell only
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:34
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