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[Canada] Saskatchewan gets failing grade on moving to reduce tobacco consumption

The Opposition NDP is calling on the government of Premier Brad Wall to take more steps to reduce tobacco consumption in Saskatchewan. The call comes the same day that a coalition of health groups released a report card giving the province a grade of D+ o
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 16:52
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[Canada] Council votes to ban e-cigarettes on outdoor city property

SASKATOON – A new year means new resolutions. City council wants to start with these: no more smoking on outdoor city property and no more vaping either.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:50

[Canada] Alberta bureaucrats knew tobacco-litigation consortium less qualified

Senior Alberta civil servants significantly altered an assessment, allowing former premier Alison Redford the opportunity to choose a legal consortium to which she had close personal and political ties for a potentially lucrative tobacco-litigation contr
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 25, 2015 14:54

[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes, exempts vape shops

Council voted Monday to make it illegal to vape wherever regular tobacco cigarettes are banned, including restaurants, bars, cafe, and other businesses. In August council voted to ban e-cigarette use in and within nine meters of city-owned buildings, po
CKOM - News Talk 650 (Saskatoon, SASK) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:19

[Canada] Sask. gets a D+ from health groups for "listless" effort to reduce smoking

Saskatchewan has the highest youth smoking rate in the country, according to the Canadian Cancer Society
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:04

[Canada] Smoking costs the Sask. economy $1B per year, critics call for action

The new report card gives Saskatchewan a D+ for a “listless” effort to reduce tobacco use. “Saskatchewan has the highest youth smoking rate in Canada, which is nearly double the national average,” Donna Pasiechnik from the Canadian Cancer Society said in
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 20:34

Canada set to join plain packaging fray as international momentum grows

The newly elected Liberal government in Canada has vowed to pursue an “activist” healthcare agenda, and has confirmed that plain packaging is a “top priority”. Canada has often been ahead of other countries with respect to restrictions on tobacco marketi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:38

[Canada] Wildrose calls on NDP to make Alberta tobacco litigation information public

Redford said the Justice Department had never told her that the legal consortium ITRL had been ranked third before being awarded the tobacco litigation contract...​The Wildrose critic for government accountability is calling on the NDP to clear the air o
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:44

[Canada] EXCLUSIVE Alison Redford chose last-ranked legal consortium for Alberta's $10B tobacco litigation

the process which led to Alberta choosing a legal consortium...was manipulated...Redford, who chose the consortium while justice minister, said she was never told the winning consortium had been ranked last by a government review committee.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 23, 2015 18:18

[Canada] Vape Company Collecting Cigarette Packs from Torontonians

To celebrate the Grand Opening of their North York Store at the Centerpoint Mall, 180 Smoke, a crowd sourced vape company, is giving away hundreds of free e-cigarette kits to current smokers considering a switch to vaping, and willing to dump their last p
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:36
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