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[Canada] Day 225: Hidden methods and reluctant answers

The cross-examination of James Heckman at the Montreal tobacco trial was likely more interesting than it felt. Plaintiff lawyer André Lespérance and Bruce Johnston gave a sustained pounding to the report of this prominent American economist, raising a nu
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:27

[Canada] Manitoba eyes ban on sale of flavoured tobacco

Manitoba is set to join the list of provinces that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco products. Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavour
Canadian Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:29

Air Canada passenger angry that a crew let a man smoke his e-cig during flight

Elizabeth Cole told CBC News she noticed a man smoking the e-cig in spite of the airline's rules while waiting to board her flight in Calgary. She said she figured the crew would tell him to stop after take-off, but they didn't. "I don't understand how f
The Week
added Apr 15, 2014 23:25

[Canada] Day 224: James Heckman: the dismal scientist

"There is very little evidence that advertising has an effect – but the price of cigarettes, or whether or not parents are smokers, or the environment and peer effects are major determinants - even the education of the child." Even genetics could predet
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 15, 2014 06:36

Air Canada let man 'vape' e-cigarette on board, says passenger

A Calgary woman says an Air Canada flight crew did not stop a man from "vaping" an electronic cigarette during a flight to Toronto, despite company policy banning their use on board flights. (Frank Gunn/Canadian Press) An Air Canada flight crew did not
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2014 11:51

[Canada, USA] O'ROURKE: New cancer study says e-cigarettes are still bad for you

The moral of the story here is, while smoking e-cigarettes is harmful, it still hurts you less than smoking actual cigarettes. Also, many people claim e-cigs a great cigarette cessation tool, although some studies refute this.
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:39

[Canada] Day 223: An additional round on additives

From his first job as a technician at its then newly-established facility to make reconstituted tobacco, Mr. Sinclair was steadily promoted, eventually being put in charge of all of ITL's consolidated manufacturing facilities in western Ontario. (Not lo
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:18

[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50

[Canada] Popularity of electronic cigarettes may be driving spike in hash oil production, Edmonton police say (with video)

Electronic cigarettes loaded with hash oil cartridges are becoming an increasingly popular way to get a more intense high without getting caught. “So many of these young kids nowadays are using these electronic cigarettes. It’s odourless, colourless, it
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 00:03

[Canada] SHERRING: Winning the war on smoking

But in fact, though he heads up the city's health department, not even Levy could realize the incredible revolution going on between smokers and non-smokers. The non-smokers were in the vast majority, and they just didn't want the two groups separated i
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 9, 2014 00:00
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