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[Canada] Smokers Asked To Butt Out At Lambton Beaches

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation wants smokers to be beach bums, not beach butts. Spokesperson Karen Alexander says they’ve expanded their “Butt Free Beach” program, installing recyclable personal beach ashtrays at Canatara Park. (ca)
added Aug 3, 2015 21:07

[Canada] The no-longer confidential financial statements

Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges have now had their current financial statements made available to the public. . . . Why is PMI/RBH so much more profitable than BAT/ITL? If there has been such a dramatic fall in ITL profits, why has this
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:02

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, USA] The role of public law-based litigation in tobacco companies’ strategies in high-income, FCTC ratifying countries, 2004–14 [FREE FULL TEXT]

crucial that governments be aware that the litigation, arbitration and public relation strategies adopted by industry are intertwined. The new generation of regional trade agreements, such as Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the p
Journal of Public Health
added Jul 31, 2015 12:33

Government of Canada invests in smoking cessation programs in Manitoba Partnership with Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance to increase resources for Manitobans trying to quit smoking.

Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $600,000 for a project that will expand smoking cessation programs across the province of Manitoba. Led by the Manitoba Tobacco Reduction Alliance (MANTRA), the project will establish a certificatio
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 30, 2015 12:28

[Canada] Health officer says e-cigarettes shouldn’t be taxed like tobacco

Taxing e-cigarettes is ‘completely inconsistent’ with the province’s position that the products are avaialble for adults as a tobacco-use reduction or cessation aid, says Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief public health officer.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Jul 29, 2015 16:47

[Canada] Tobacco firms won’t have to pay $1-billion — yet — to Quebec smokers in landmark class-action suit

Lawyers for all three firms argued earlier this month they simply didn’t have the funds to cover the $1.13 billion, saying it could cause irreparable harm to their ability to appeal and even put them on the brink of bankruptcy. They also argued the amou
Canadian Press
added Jul 25, 2015 21:29

[Canada] TUCKER: The right puff: in praise of social smoking

Even Gwyneth Paltrow, healthiest of healthies, smokes one cigarette a week. The occasional smoke is an indulgence, not a deviance. In other words: Long live the social smoker, so to speak. The occasional smoke is an indulgence, not a deviance A smoke is
National Post (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:20

[Canada] Smoking ban on terrasses has broad support, survey shows

According to a survey conducted for the Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac, 71 per cent of people are in favour of banning smoking on terrasses, up from 63 per cent in 2013. The survey casts doubt on bar owners’ assertions that social peace
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 21:17

[Canada] VIDEO: Plaintiffs upset, tobacco companies pleased by Court of Appeal ruling

“It is a setback for those plaintiffs that have cancer now and are just not going to live until the end of the appeal process,” said Rob Cunningham, a lawyer for the Canadian Cancer Society. “They’re just not going to see the benefits, personally, of thi
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2015 19:24

[Canada] Pot-smoking cancer patient loses case

His ex-bosses argued that, for months, French had been smoking marijuana at work contrary to the law and workplace rules, and only offered the excuse that he’s a cancer survivor.
added Jul 25, 2015 16:50
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