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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Flavoured tobacco ban says no to cancer

certainly efforts to stop and seize such smuggled goods should be stepped up, if required. But the alternative — allowing legal sales of a carcinogenic product obviously designed to be attractive to youth — would be irresponsible.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:54

[Canada] WEEKS: Ontario to ban menthol cigarettes. Why not Ottawa?

The federal government knows the dangers of menthol. So do public-health leaders in every province. Now we need to recognize and regulate menthol-flavoured cigarettes according to what they really are: a gateway to a lifelong struggle with cigarettes, on
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:52

[Canada] BILL NO. 90 (as introduced)

Clause 1 adds a definition of "flavoured tobacco" to the Tobacco Access Act. Clause 2 bans the sale of flavoured tobacco. Clause 3 adds a provision to assist in the enforcement of the ban on the sale of flavoured tobacco.
Nova Scotia Legislature (ca)
added Apr 19, 2015 22:47

[Asia, Canada, Mid-east] Big tobacco quietly battling religious opposition to smoking in key Muslim markets: Canadian study

The tobacco industry has been embroiled for decades in a pitched battle to counter the Muslim opposition to smoking, recruiting sympathetic Islamic scholars and crafting theological arguments to defend the habit, a new, Canadian-co-authored study suggest
National Post (ca)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:13

[Canada] The hot debate over electronic cigarettes sure to spark regulation, litigation

The lucrative nature of the e-cigarette market can be seen in the rate at which manufacturers are protecting their technology. Currently, there are at least 30 patents or patent applications related to electronic cigarettes listed in the patents database
The Lawyers Weekly (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:36

[Asia, Canada, India] Canadian Cancer Soc. urges Modi to implement 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

The Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to implement India’s planned pictorial health warnings covering 85 percent of the front and back of tobacco packages.
The Health Site (in)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:55

[Canada] Legislation Introduced to Ban Flavoured Tobacco

Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. "We are banning the sale of flavoured tobacco to discourage a culture of tobacco use among Nova Scotians and protect their health." The ban will include flavoured papers for rolling tobacco, and flavoured tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:56

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society commends decision to include menthol in flavoured tobacco ban placing Nova Scotia as a national leader in tobacco control

The legislation introduced today will ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products, including menthol, in the Province of Nova Scotia effective May 31, 2015. This would position Nova Scotia as the first jurisdiction in Canada to implement a menthol ban.
Canadian Cancer Society
added Apr 17, 2015 12:49

[Canada] New therapeutic option now available for select treatment resistant lung cancer patients

On average, 72 Canadians will be diagnosed with lung cancer every day1; non-small cell lung cancer is the most common form of lung cancer2 making up 85 to 90 per cent of all cases3
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:33

[Canada] Nova Scotia not immune to contraband tobacco - Cigarette tax hikes shown to drive adult smokers to illegal markets

While the Province of Nova Scotia may believe that raising taxes on cigarettes will help its ailing bottom line, organized crime is far more likely to be the beneficiary of this misguided budget-balancing measure, says Imperial Tobacco Canada, the country
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:33
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