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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Canada] Smokers who also use E-Cigarettes still smoke on average 13 cigarettes per day

This survey of almost 2,000 smokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that most dual-users (78%) were considering quitting smoking tobacco cigarettes, and almost half (49%) believe e-cigarettes helped them cut back. But the survey found that dual-users
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:32
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[Canada] Fredericton balcony fire starts from smoking material

One person was displaced overnight by a fire at a four-storey apartment building off of Bishop Drive in Fredericton. Fire department platoon captain Peter McMurtrie says it started at about midnight on a second-floor balcony.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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[Canada] New e-cigarette industry says regulations off the mark

Cardiac surgeon Dr. Gopal Bhatnagar leads a double life...between bypass surgeries, he tends to his side business as one of Canada's growing legion of e-cigarette entrepreneurs....some regulators aren't waiting for more evidence before taking action agai
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 16:19
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[Canada] Analysis: Should feds ban menthol-flavoured tobacco?

But neither ban includes menthol cigarettes. And even though youth smoking rates are at a record low 7 per cent, anti-smoking advocate Les Hagen says excluding menthol is still a mistake. Hagen points to a study from the Propel institute for Population
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:04
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