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[Canada] E-cigarettes a growing trend at Riverview High School

Officials at Riverview High School are trying to crack down on a growing number of students using e-cigarettes on school property and in some cases inside the school building. ..."We had an announcement the other day saying they banned e-smokes but people
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:45
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[Canada, New York] Ontario ramps up fight against contraband tobacco

Ministry officials said it is believed that the growth of tobacco farms is due in part to the fact that some are selling their product to underground manufacturers. They said by registering each farm it will be easier to follow the leaf and the money.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:28
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[Canada] Nova Scotia menthol ban ignites debate

Gagnon of Imperial Tobacco Canada told the legislature’s law amendments committee Wednesday there is no evidence menthol products are the cause of youth smoking...Hammoud, president of the Atlantic Convenience Store Association, says stores would suffer a
Canadian Press
added Apr 23, 2015 09:48
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Backgrounder Article from Justice Canada: Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act

The provisions come into force as of April 10, 2015 by order of the Governor in Council. In addition, the Government recently proposed regulatory amendments to the Tobacco Act to further restrict flavours used to market cigars that appeal to youth, and
Government of Canada (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 15:23
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[Canada] Legislation to Keep Contraband Tobacco Off Canadian Streets Comes Into Force

The new criminal law provisions advance the Government's efforts to combat the trafficking and cross-border smuggling of contraband tobacco by creating a new Criminal Code offence with mandatory penalties of imprisonment for repeat offenders, many of who
Government of Canada (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 15:21
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[Canada] Iqaluit mother calls for Nunavut-wide ban on apartment smoking

A mother in Iqaluit wants to ban smoking inside all multi-dwelling residential buildings in Nunavut, where more than half the population over the age of 12 is said to smoke. Sharon Angnakak started an online petition earlier this month after she and her
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:30
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[Canada] Amendments to Tobacco Legislation

As part of ongoing efforts to reduce tobacco use in Nova Scotia, changes are being made to the province’s tobacco control legislation to address flavoured tobacco, e-cigarettes and waterpipes. Spring 2015 Legislation
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:24
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[Canada] Flavoured Products Consultation Report March 2015 (PDF)

Department of Health and Wellness staff met with Nova Scotia based associations representing tobacco vendors and convenience store owners, e-cigarette store owners, and non-government health organizations All meetings were hosted at Department of He
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:23
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[Canada] Nova Scotia aims to butt out most flavoured tobacco

Flavoured rolling papers, chewing tobacco and snuff are included in the ban – but port, rum, wine and whiskey flavoured cigars that weight five grams or more and cost at least $4 are exempt. Menthol-flavoured products are included in the ban. Flavoured
Hants (NS) Journal (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:17
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[Canada] Nova Scotia to ban flavoured tobacco products

Nova Scotia will soon have the toughest tobacco legislation in the country. Health Minister Leo Glavine on Friday introduced a bill banning flavoured tobacco, including menthol, as of May 31. The bill also applies to flavoured rolling papers but allows
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Apr 21, 2015 14:16
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