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[Canada] E-cigarettes in regulatory grey zone: Are they banned or aren't they?

The problem, say some observers, is that Health Canada is having trouble deciding whether e-cigarettes should be regulated as tobacco products -- even though they contain no tobacco -- or under the Food and Drug Act as medicines. The ECTA says e-cigs sho
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 22, 2014 13:39
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[Canada] Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers, right? No, life-insurance companies say

When the Toronto resident went to buy life insurance after being tobacco-free for a year, however, he discovered the insurance industry was not so impressed. Underwriters are insisting that e-cigarette “vapers” like him pay smokers’ premiums that can be
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:33
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[Canada] As Victoria public smoking ban looms, sympathetic city councillors suggest creating a spot where smokers can ‘kill themselves in peace’

Under a suite of amendments to the region’s 14-year-old Clean Air Bylaw, smoking is set to be banned in Victoria’s public squares, playgrounds, sports fields, parks and on any patch of sidewalk within seven metres of a window, door or air intake. Victor
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:30
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[Canada] Manitoba Targeting Flavored Cigarettes

Ban would not apply to menthol tobacco, flavored tobacco or flavored chewing tobacco.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:44
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[Canada] Vaping: The battle for acceptance is rising

The vapour electronic cigarettes produce is all but odourless and, many argue, far, far safer than tobacco smoke for users and anyone within second-hand range. While odourless, however, so called e-cigarettes are producing the stench of controversy as th
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:27
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[Canada] ROSS: Don't Take Away the Joy of Cigarettes From the Mentally Ill

I agree with Ms DiManno who ended her column with "It's the maniacs -- and their bureaucratic enablers -- who've taken over the asylum." It is time for a change in management at CAMH.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:20
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[Canada] ‘Vaping’ loyalists battle for e-cigarette acceptance

But ah, that word — smoking! It's verboten among the tens of thousands of people in this country who have taken up the tobacco alternative in recent years. "We're vapers," Kate Ackerman says emphatically. "Cigarettes produce smoke. So that's smoking. E
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 16:20
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[Canada] Manitoba's Ban of Flavoured Tobacco Comes Under Fire

Manitoba’s ban of flavoured tobacco products is coming under fire by a Montreal-based cigar importer. The province on Wednesday introduced Bill 52 – legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavoured cigars and cigarettes in an effort to protect child
ChrisD.ca (Winnepeg News & Media) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:24
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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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[Canada] Manitoba aims to butt out flavoured cigarettes

The Manitoba government is moving to ban the sale of flavoured cigarettes, saying they lure young people into smoking. "No parent wants their child to smoke and we should do whatever we can to keep them from picking up this dangerous habit in the first
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:38
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