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[Canada] Health ministers want more federal action on tobacco, e-cigarettes

BANFF, Alta. - Provincial and territorial health ministers want the federal government to do more about flavoured tobacco and the growing popularity of electronic cigarettes.
Canadian Press
added Oct 1, 2014 14:07
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[Canada] Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit pushes for smoke-free apartment buildings

Smoking rates are down to about 20 per cent in the region, the health unit stated in a press release, but almost one in three families in multi-unit dwellings is involuntarily exposed to secondhand smoke through shared ventilation systems, windows and pa
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added Oct 1, 2014 05:50
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society (National Office) | R E P E A T -- New Federal Regulations on Flavoured Tobacco Fail to Give Kids the Protection they Deserve, says Canadian Cancer Society/

Canadian Cancer Society says that flavoured tobacco regulations announced late Monday close one loophole but fall short of what the federal government can and should be doing to protect young Canadians from an urgent health risk.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:20
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society (National Office) | R E P E A T -- New Federal Regulations on Flavoured Tobacco Fail to Give Kids the Protection they Deserve, says Canadian Cancer Society/

Canadian Cancer Society says that flavoured tobacco regulations announced late Monday close one loophole but fall short of what the federal government can and should be doing to protect young Canadians from an urgent health risk.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 14:20
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[Canada] Day 239: The many forks in the road.

Oh, but it was a dramatic day at Montreal's Palais de Justice! The media had surrounded the building with their trucks and camera crews - ready to broadcast every detail of the opening of the criminal trial against Luka Magnotta, charged with premeditat
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 11:32
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[Canada] Les Leyne: Tobacco, marijuana are trading places

Tokers will eventually be free to consume government-sanctioned and taxed marijuana with only minor restrictions. And smokers will be driven underground, forced to buy baggies of tobacco on the black market, after the industry is driven out of business b
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:58
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Health Canada cracking down on flavoured smokes aimed at young smokers

Ottawa is aiming to crack down on flavoured cigarettes that target young smokers, but anti-smoking advocates say the government's plan is too little, too late. Health Minister Rona Ambrose is proposing regulatory amendments that would further restrict ac
Canadian Press
added Sep 30, 2014 05:43
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[Canada] SIENIUC: Public health officers tackle hazy issue of e-cigarettes

In an effort to make sense of the regulations, the e-cigarette issue is on the agenda for provincial and territorial health ministers, who are meeting in Banff, Alta., on Monday and Tuesday. What authority do medical officers have to protect public heal
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:16
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[Canada] VIDEO: Why one Quebec town has banned public use of e-cigarettes

Mayor Anthony Housefather explains why Cote Saint-Luc has put the kibosh on vaping in public
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:11
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[Canada] WEEKS: Reality check: Ottawa failing to take action on e-cigarettes

By staying on the sidelines and refusing to regulate the content, sale and advertising of e-cigarettes, Health Canada is squandering an easy opportunity to become a leader on an important public-health file.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:10
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