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[Canada] Manitoba's Ban of Flavoured Tobacco Comes Under Fire

Manitoba’s ban of flavoured tobacco products is coming under fire by a Montreal-based cigar importer. The province on Wednesday introduced Bill 52 – legislation that would prohibit the sale of flavoured cigars and cigarettes in an effort to protect child
ChrisD.ca (Winnepeg News & Media) (ca)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:24
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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09
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[Canada] Manitoba aims to butt out flavoured cigarettes

The Manitoba government is moving to ban the sale of flavoured cigarettes, saying they lure young people into smoking. "No parent wants their child to smoke and we should do whatever we can to keep them from picking up this dangerous habit in the first
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:38
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[Canada] Day 227: The consumer-driven marketing professor

By the end of a day and a half of listening to the testimony of University of Toronto business professor, David Allan Soberman, I felt I deserved a course credit for Marketing 101.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:21
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[Canada] Day 226: The patrimonial situation of JTI-Macdonald

In the morning, Justice Riordan heard arguments against the head of Canada's third largest tobacco company being called again to testify. In the afternoon, the same company introduced its final expert witness, a man with a clearly deep belief in the soci
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 20:20
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[Canada] Video: Darth Vapor: e-cigarettes gain speed

Nik Modi, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets tells BNN e-cigarettes are set to impact the likes of Lorillard & Philip Morris' bottom lines
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 17, 2014 17:48
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[Canada] Day 225: Hidden methods and reluctant answers

The cross-examination of James Heckman at the Montreal tobacco trial was likely more interesting than it felt. Plaintiff lawyer André Lespérance and Bruce Johnston gave a sustained pounding to the report of this prominent American economist, raising a nu
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:27
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[Canada] Manitoba eyes ban on sale of flavoured tobacco

Manitoba is set to join the list of provinces that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco products. Healthy Living Minister Sharon Blady says the aim is to stop tobacco companies from luring young people into smoking through cigarillos and other flavour
Canadian Press
added Apr 16, 2014 09:29
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Air Canada passenger angry that a crew let a man smoke his e-cig during flight

Elizabeth Cole told CBC News she noticed a man smoking the e-cig in spite of the airline's rules while waiting to board her flight in Calgary. She said she figured the crew would tell him to stop after take-off, but they didn't. "I don't understand how f
The Week
added Apr 15, 2014 23:25
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[Canada] Day 224: James Heckman: the dismal scientist

"There is very little evidence that advertising has an effect – but the price of cigarettes, or whether or not parents are smokers, or the environment and peer effects are major determinants - even the education of the child." Even genetics could predet
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 15, 2014 06:36
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