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[Canada] Ontario Signs Agreement-In-Principle With Chippewas Of The Thames First Nation On Tobacco

Ontario has signed an agreement-in-principle with Chippewas of the Thames First Nation regarding tobacco regulation and revenue sharing, in order to help support community growth and prosperity and advance self-regulation. Charles Sousa, Minister of Fina
Public.
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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Canada's high court to hear B.C. appeal in battle against big tobacco

The Supreme Court of Canada has said it will hear the appeal of a B.C. court ruling that required the province to hand over patient information that tobacco giant Phillip Morris International says it needs to fight the B.C. lawsuit. The B.C. government
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:31
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[Canada] Her Majesty the Queen in Right of British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc.

Respondent’s application for production of anonymized individual-level data from provincial databases, granted
Supreme Court of Canada
added Jul 20, 2017 18:11
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[Canada] The Supreme Court Takes On Another Tobacco Ruling

The ruling that is now under appeal, as mentioned here in February, regards the defendant's companies right to compel data from the province. Part of the context for this court is the differing decisions taken by the courts in different jurisdictions whi
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 17:59
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[Canada] Hookah smoking is no safer than tobacco warn researchers

New research has shown that smoking hookah exposes users to potentially dangerous levels of a chemical believed to cause cancer and heart disease.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:53
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[Canada, Utah] New smoking bylaw for Main Street discussed at City Council

Flin Flon city council will consider a new bylaw that could restrict smoking on Main Street and address the eyesore of discarded cigarette butts. Mayor Cal Huntley said council would try to review the potential bylaw with the Flin Flon and District Cham
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 03:51
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Seeking the line for reasonable restrictions

Imagine heading to Deer Park Golf Course and being on course with friends and not being allowed a cigar. We appreciate smoking is not good for you, and that second hand smoke is bad for those around the smoker, but if the health risk requires such a con
Yorkton (SK) This Week (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:22
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[Canada] No smoking on sidewalks, roads or parking lots at Regina's Evraz Place

The Regina Exhibition Association Limited, which operates Evraz Place — home to the new Mosiac Stadium and the Brandt Centre — consulted with the city about the new outdoor smoking ban, which takes effect Saturday, Shalyn Kivela, a spokesperson for the a
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:57
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Warnings on US cigarette packs not as effective as those in other countries

Cigarette smoke contains more than 9,000 chemicals, including more than 60 carcinogens...But, when asked, adults in the U.S. can name only a few, such as tar and nicotine. How can we ensure that more smokers are aware of the risks? My team’s research sugg
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:26
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[USA] Does Adding Information on Toxic Constituents to Cigarette Pack Warnings Increase Smokers’ Perceptions About the Health Risks of Smoking? A Longitudinal Study in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results suggest that information about toxic constituents on prominent HWLs not only increases smoker’s knowledge of toxic constituents, but that it may also reinforce the effects of HWL messages about specific, smoking-related health outcomes.
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 19, 2017 14:24
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