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[Canada] Contraband tobacco trade an 'emerging problem' in the Maritimes: lobby group

A national lobby group is touring the Maritimes to raise awareness around the contraband tobacco trade. Officials with the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco are meeting with elected officials and law enforcement in New Brunswick and Nova Sco
KHJ (Fredericton, NB) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:35
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[Canada] E-cigarette use increasing amongst teens, study shows

A new study suggests more teens are using e-cigarettes, which may be a gateway for nicotine addiction amongst young people with little to no regulation in Alberta. Dr. Michael Khoury, a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, condu
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:19
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[Canada] The 'endgame' for smokes?

Welcome to Health Canada's proposed new packaging rules for tobacco products. Some ape Australia's, some go further. The federal government is seeking feedback through next month on the measures that are under consideration. It is another step in what s
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Jul 25, 2016 15:14
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[Canada] 'A desperate attempt': Australian advocate says plain packaging has worked Down Under

Postmedia talked to Kylie Lindorff...Countries like Canada can learn from Australia’s experience and tighten their legislation to make sure that tobacco industry innovations that have occurred in Australia to continue to promote their products cannot be e
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:31
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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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[Canada] 'Gross!' Smokers recoil from new packaging

Outside a hospital and at a local college, there was near-universal disgust at what many said was the suddenly more-prominent picture of a cancer-ridden tongue on the pack they held in their hands. Australian research showed that a year after plain pack
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:24
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Researchers say sale of menthol-like cigarettes violates spirit of new laws in Canada

Despite a recent ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Nova Scotia, cigarettes made with similar coloring and marketed as having the same taste are still being sold, new research from the Institute for Global Toba
News-Medical.net
added Jul 21, 2016 04:28
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[Canada] AUDIO: City of Coquitlam mulls over banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces

has put forward a report to council about banning e-cigarettes in outdoor spaces. The report suggests banning e-cigarettes at transit shelters, parks, places of public assembly, customer service areas like restaurant patios and places of employment. Tha
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:25
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Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55
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[Canada] Survey shows e-cigarettes a growing problem for students

Medical officials say more research needs to be done, after a survey showed more than 10% of Grade Nine students surveyed in the Niagara region had used e-cigarettes. Among the reasons they gave for trying it - to be "cool," or saying it was fun, as well
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:52
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