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[Canada] Proposed smoking ban will not affect federated colleges

U of T’s proposed smoke-free policy — which will ban most forms of smoking effective January 1 — will not apply to the three federated colleges of University of St. Michael’s College (USMC), the University of Trinity College, and Victoria University, thou
The Varsity (University of Toronto) (ca)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:51
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[Canada] Cannabis, vaping, tobacco covered under updated Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (SFOA, 2017) now regulates the sale, supply, display, promotion, and use of tobacco and vapour products (e.g., e-cigarettes), as well as the smoking of cannabis for medical or non-medical purposes.“Any place where smoking
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Dec 13, 2018 18:17
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[Canada] 7 Strategies That The Tobacco Industry Uses To Outsmart You / Have they gotten to you?

Colourful packaging / Social media /Celebrities and film / LGBTQ marketing / Leveraging science / Using e-cigarettes as a gateway to smoking / Omitting the facts
MTL BLog (ca)
added Dec 12, 2018 14:30
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[Canada] Cancer society calling on province to ban promotion, advertising of e-cigarettes

Concerned about increasing rates of youth smoking and vaping, the Canadian Cancer Society is calling on the province to ban promotion and advertising of e-cigarettes
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Dec 11, 2018 23:29
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[USA] CROWE: Teen vaping in Canada has taken a 'worrisome' turn

Teague wrote..."A tobacco product is, in essence, a vehicle for delivery of nicotine..." Now that Juul and others have solved that problem...marketing a new device that, when used as intended, will create a nicotine dependence in the user.
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 10, 2018 23:15
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[Canada] Cronos Group Inc. Announces C$2.4 Billion Strategic Investment from Altria Group, Inc.

today announced that it has entered into a subscription agreement (the "Subscription Agreement") with Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE: MO) ("Altria") pursuant to which Altria has agreed to make an approximately C$2.4 billion equity investment in Cronos Group (th
PR Newswire
added Dec 10, 2018 01:07
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[Canada] Marlboro maker places $1.8 billion bet on marijuana

That would mean Altria’s investment would be in the same league as the $4 billion spent earlier this year by Constellation Brands to acquire shares of Canopy Growth Corp., another Canadian pot producer. The August investment by Constellation, which make
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[Canada] Altria to marry pot with big tobacco in $1.8 billion Cronos deal

The deal represents by far the biggest investment by a major tobacco conglomerate in a cannabis company. It comes after Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana this year, and several other jurisdictions, including some states in the United Sta
Reuters
added Dec 7, 2018 19:18
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[Canada] Slowing Cigarette Sales Push Altria to Explore Other Opportunities

Talks with both companies could be derailed by the baggage that Big Tobacco brings. Some Juul staff are upset after The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the startup is entertaining selling a significant stake to the tobacco company, a move th
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Dec 7, 2018 18:57
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[Canada] Altria to Make Growth Investment in Cronos Group

“Investing in Cronos Group as our exclusive partner in the emerging global cannabis category represents an exciting new growth opportunity for Altria,” said Howard Willard, Altria’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We believe that Cronos Group’s ex
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 7, 2018 16:31
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