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[Canada] Illegal tobacco use on the rise, convenience stores say

Nearly four in every 10 cigarettes smoked in the province are likely contraband despite a government commitment to crack down on illegal tobacco, the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) says.... The OCSA released its tenth annual contraband tob
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:59
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[Canada] Shoppers Drug Mart founder Murray Koffler was a business visionary who leaves a philanthropic legacy

That kind of decisive action to improve society – based on a personal experience – was a hallmark of Mr. Koffler, who died on Sunday at his home in Toronto. Mr. Koffler created what is now Canada's largest drugstore business, but his legacy extends to a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:24
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[Canada] LETTER: MAHOOD: A different view

Your obituary of Murray Koffler, the pharmacist founder of Shoppers Drug Mart...While he served as chair of Shoppers from 1971 to 1986, pharmacies were major tobacco retailers. Shoppers resisted the health community's efforts to persuade pharmacists that
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 15, 2017 02:23
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[USA] Lung cancer increasingly affects non-smokers, but stigma in Canada persists

The increase was seen across age, sex and ethnicity, leading researchers to conclude that the actual incidence in lung cancer among non-smokers has jumped. In Canada, doctors have noticed a similar trend. Dr. Rosalyn Juergens, chair of the Lung Cancer Dis
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Canada] Let’s have licensed pot lounges, Victoria councillors urge B.C.

Councillors also recommend that provincial regulations ensure that clean-air bylaws protecting others, including employees, from second-hand smoke also apply to cannabis smoke. Coun. Geoff Young said it’s important to avoid the “ridiculous situation” tha
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:43
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AUSTEN: Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

How will promotion of Canada’s latest legal vice be regulated? The federal government has two models. One is the system for cigarettes, which effectively bans most conventional advertising and marketing, requires stores to keep cigars and cigarettes out
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2017 22:18
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Big Tobacco urges Canada to ensure legal nicotine competitive with black market

If the price of legal marijuana must be competitive with the black market in order to discourage underground sales, then the same logic should apply to nicotine, the head of Imperial Tobacco Canada said Thursday. Governments across Canada are preparing fo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 10, 2017 16:39
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[Canada, USA] KREISMAN: Dr. Stuart Kreisman: New NDP government must do more to fight early tobacco deaths

The Tobacco 21 movement has been sweeping across the U.S...We challenge the new NDP government to take up these issues and again make B.C. a leader in Canada and to save thousands of our children from shortened lives due to an inevitably ultimately regre
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Canada] Woman says rules aren't being enforced in non-smoking apartment buildings

A Halifax woman is calling on the province to have legal framework in place on cannabis use in apartment buildings before legalization next summer. Avril Jenkins has moved multiple times because of second-hand smoke from both cigarettes and cannabis, sh
Halifax Today/Halifax Courier (uk)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Canada] Edmonton festivals weigh in on if and where people will be able to inhale marijuana on their grounds when legalization rolls out

how Edmontonians will be able to smoke marijuana at festivals is still up in the air. The province’s proposed framework, in short, treats the inhalation of cannabis in public much like tobacco products, with the added caveat that it can’t be done near sc
Edmonton (Alb) Examiner (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:19
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