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[Canada] North Bay high schools hotbed of contraband smokes

North Bay ranks one of the highest for illicit tobacco use in Ontario, ranking second overall in the province behind just Sault Ste. Marie according to a just-released study of 19,934 cigarette butts discarded across the province. The study conducted by (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:29

[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise

More than one-quarter of all the butts tossed to the curb are contraband and the numbers are rising. Almost 35% of Barrie smokers are lighting up contraband cigarettes, compared to approximately 20% in 2015. Between Sept. 1 and 19, WrightOn Marketing co
Barrie (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:25

[Canada] QCA6: The Questions before the Court

Today was the last day of hearings by the Quebec Court of Appeal in the Blais-Létourneau case... Don't hold your breath for a decision, Justice Morissette hinted: There will be no decision before the new year. After 18 years, this trial has passed anoth
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 1, 2016 20:25
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[Canada] Alberta Justice hires Ontario lawyer to represent ministry in FOIP investigation

McCallum is adjudicating an inquiry into how Alberta Justice processed FOIP requests from CBC News and lawyers for the tobacco industry. The requests related to the Alberta government's ongoing lawsuit against the tobacco industry and its choice of a leg
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:36

[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates push minister for further tobacco restrictions in Alberta

“We want an across-the-board ban on all flavours, across-the-board protection for all workers from second-hand smoke, and we want the legislation implemented in its entirety,” said Les Hagen, director of the advocacy group Action on Smoking and Health.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:09

[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51

[Canada] More than 325,000 illegal cigarettes seized

The seizure was the result of a six-week, joint investigation which culminated in the serving of nine search warrants. The provincial tax value of the seized cigarettes is about $72,800. The investigation also resulted in the seizure of two vehicles and
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:50

[Canada] The nine-metre rule: Quebec's new smoking laws in full effect

A new provincial law which forbids smoking within a nine-metre radius of a door, window or external air intake of a public or private building has taken effect as part of The Tobacco Control Act, introduced on Nov. 26, 2015. Anyone caught repeatedly brea
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:15

[Canada] Quebec’s new tobacco laws come into full effect Saturday

Smoking outside, within a 9 metre-radius of a window or door that opens, is now prohibited in Quebec, under the Tobacco Control Act. Formerly known as the Tobacco Act, several amendments were made to the law with the first changes coming into effect one
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52

[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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