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[Canada] RICHERT: Lot of smoke and mirrors on 'vape' policy

But the absence of scientific data and concrete findings has not stopped Ontario. It recently introduced restrictive new rules ... In a period when not much is known about the health risks or benefits involved with vape culture, they will have to develop
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 14:30
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[Canada] Federation of School Councils wants clearer e-cigarette regulations and bans

The Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of School (NLFSC) Councils wants to see more finite regulations on the sale of electronic cigarettes and it’s using Ontario as a guide.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:32
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are safer than tobacco. Why is the government making it harder to access them?

If the Ontario Liberals really believe in evidence-based policy making, they should treat e-cigarettes as a harm-reduction technology that should be freely available to anyone over the age of 19, instead of pretending they have anything in common with th
National Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:28
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Suzanne Côté: 5 things about Canada’s newest Supreme Court justice

She defended Imperial Tobacco during a class-action lawsuit in 2012, when she argued that the public has been aware of the dangers of smoking since the 1960s and that the federal government “is directly implicated in all aspects of the industry, from cul
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:15
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New Supreme Court of Canada appointee Suzanne Côté has national profile, known for taking on big cases

woman to the Supreme Court of Canada directly from a career in private practice. She has often represented large corporations in court — above, Imperial Tobacco in 2012
Financial Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 04:02
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[Canada] Quebec lawyer Suzanne Cote appointed to Supreme Court

Suzanne Cote, who has been a member of the Quebec bar since 1981, is the first woman from private practice to be directly appointed to the Supreme Court.
Canadian Press
added Nov 28, 2014 04:01
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[Canada] Ontario's flavoured tobacco ban 'comprehensive,' says researcher

The Ontario government`s move to ban flavoured tobacco, including menthol cigarettes, would make the the province a leader in tobacco laws... "Menthol is the one flavour youth actually use. So about 30 per cent of youth smokers smoke a menthol brand, tha
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 26, 2014 10:56
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[Canada] E-cigarettes to be restricted, flavoured tobacco to be banned in Ontario

Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla made the announcement at a new conference on Monday morning. The law, which will be introduced on Monday, will effectively ban e-cigarettes wherever smoking is already prohibited. They will also be banned for anyo
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:17
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[Canada] Bill 45, Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014

An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 25, 2014 11:07
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[Canada] Backgrounder: Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

Since 2000, Ontario's smoking prevalence rate has fallen from 24.5 per cent to 18.1per cent in 2013, which equals approximately 332,000 fewer smokers in Ontario. Despite significant progress in curbing the use of tobacco products, 13,000 Ontarians still
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:54
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