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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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[Canada] Ontario Takes Action to Reduce Smoking and Obesity Rates

Ontario is introducing legislation today to protect youth from the dangers of tobacco and the potential harms of electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigarettes... Ban the sale and supply of e-cigarettes to anyone under the age of 19. Prohibit the use of e-
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:53
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[Canada] Ontario moves to regulate e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco

Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41
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[Canada] Day 251: Not a secret deal so much as a deal about secrets

it was revealed that the plaintiffs and two of the defendant companies had agreed to keep the companies' financial records sealed. There was a time when the earnings of two of the companies - Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges - were a matt
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 12:43
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[Canada] Smoking cessation drug more harmful than previously thought: report

95 calls last year about bupropion overdoses, including 22 cases where the wrong dosage was taken, 47 cases of suspected suicide attempts and nine cases of misuse or abuse. There was one death. Burpropion is marketed under the brand names Wellbutrin and
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:46
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[Canada] Ontario government to restrict use of e-cigarettes, says TV station

Hamilton TV station CHCH says Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla will announce ban on sales to minors on Monday morning..
Canadian Press
added Nov 24, 2014 02:47
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[Canada] An Act to Amend Chapter 12 of the Acts of 2002, the Smoke-free Places Act, and Chapter 14 of the Acts of 1993, the Tobacco Access Act (PDF)

and adding immediately preceding that clause the following clause: (a) “electronic cigarette” means a vaporizer or inhalant-type device, whether called an electronic cigarette or any other name, containing a power source and heating element designed to he
Nova Scotia Legislature (ca)
added Nov 21, 2014 12:36
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[Canada] Alberta to phase in flavoured tobacco ban legislation, but exempts menthol

Health Minister Stephen Mandel said Thursday the legislation — to be phased in — will still protect young people from the dangers of other flavoured tobacco. After a year of study since the law was passed, the government decided that banning the popular
Canadian Press
added Nov 21, 2014 11:58
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