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[Canada] MAHOOD/ILER: Charity law blocks progress on issues facing Canadians / Charitable tax status may do more harm than good for some non-profits.

The non-profit sector could lobby to change the Income Tax Act to confirm that free expression of views in areas of a charity’s expertise is a public good, and an acceptable charitable activity. New Zealand and Australia have just recently done essentiall
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:33
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City's first urban reserve opens Petro-Canada gas station

Long Plain First Nation celebrated the grand opening today of a new gas station and smoke shop on the first urban reserve within city limits. First Nation chiefs and officials from the province, the city and federal government braved a stiff winter wind
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Feb 26, 2015 09:31
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[Canada] Fewer Calgary smokers being warned for puffing out of place

Smoking scofflaws in Calgary appear to have been butted out, as the number of bylaw warnings given out since 2009 have simmered to a slow burn. In 2014, the number of warnings handed to smokers who were lighting-up where they shouldn’t dropped to 71, co
Metro (ca)
added Feb 25, 2015 19:25
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Governments who want to ban smoking from films should butt out

Public health groups say censorship will stop teens from taking up smoking. But the proof isn’t in the puffing. / These should be salad days for anti-smoking crusaders. New data show only 15 per cent of Canadians currently smoke, and just 11 per cent on
Macleans Magazine
added Feb 24, 2015 14:07
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[Canada] FORM 10-K: ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

In the tenth health care cost recovery case filed in Canada, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Nova Scotia v. Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc., et al., Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Canada, filed January 2, 2015, we, our subsidiaries, our i
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:58
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[Canada] And then there were Ten: Nova Scotia files lawsuit against tobacco companies

Nestled on page 21 of their 10K filing was a bit of news relevant to Canada... There seems to have been little fanfare around this event. I could find no press release or other communication on the Government of Nova Scotia's web-site. Nor was it mention
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2015 13:52
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[Canada, USA, New York] No smoking in the movies

Nasty weather conditions had no effect on this group of proud Canadians as they prepared to head onto the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls... The idea was to have more than 150 youth from Ontario and New York State meet in the middle of the bridge and for
Niagara Falls (ON) Review (ca)
added Feb 22, 2015 12:39
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[Canada] What Effect does Tobacco Taxation have on Contraband? Debunking the Taxation – Contraband Tobacco Myth (PDF)

many factors are associated with contraband tobacco use, including: easy access, misconceptions about “legal” purchase of cigarettes from First Nations’ Reserves, insufficient enforcement and penalties, and organized criminal activity...To debunk the taxa
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Feb 19, 2015 21:39
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[Canada] U of T researchers demonstrate that raising tobacco taxes will not spark contraband market (PDF)

Ontario has the lowest tobacco tax rate in Canada and the highest contraband use. The study attributes this ostensible anomaly to easy access, insufficient enforcement and penalties, organized criminal activity and misconceptions about “legal” purchase o
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Feb 19, 2015 21:34
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[Canada] Ottawa delaying studies to determine if e-cigarettes are a safe alternative for smokers, researchers say

federal government has effectively stymied scientific studies that could answer whether the devices are a life-saving alternative to tobacco — or a potential magnet drawing more people to smoking, researchers say.
National Post (ca)
added Feb 18, 2015 16:19
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