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[Canada] WEEKS: Reality check: Ottawa failing to take action on e-cigarettes

By staying on the sidelines and refusing to regulate the content, sale and advertising of e-cigarettes, Health Canada is squandering an easy opportunity to become a leader on an important public-health file.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:10

[Canada] Support High (91%) for Prohibiting Sale of Flavoured Tobacco, Packaging Aimed at Youth

Support is high for a proposed tobacco-control measure with the goal of preventing youth from taking up smoking, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted on behalf of Heart and Stroke Foundation. Nine in ten (91%) ‘support’ (72% strongly/20% somewhat
added Sep 11, 2014 11:29

[Canada, New York] Truck driver arrested after more than 15,000 kg of tobacco seized at border crossing

A trucker is in some serious heat after the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), the RCMP and the Sûreté du Québec tobaccoworked together to discover he had attempted to smuggle more than 15,000 kg of contraband tobacco at the Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle po
Truck News (ca)
added Aug 30, 2014 18:24

[Canada] Respected medical journal turns to dark side

A respected Canadian medical journal that was sold to offshore owners last year is now printing scientific junk for hire, but still trading on its original good name. Experimental & Clinical Cardiology was published in Oakville, Ont., for 17
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Aug 25, 2014 18:16

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Tax revenue up in smoke with contraband tobacco sales

research suggests the B.C. government may be losing $120 million a year in tax revenue to illegal tobacco dealings. That’s money going into the pockets of organized crime from elsewhere in the country and as far away as Asia, and it needs renewed focus f
Victoria (BC) News (ca)
added Jul 16, 2014 20:44

[Canada] ROBINSON: A Historian Writes a History of a Tobacco Company and Never Mentions Lung Cancer?

After we received the following article by Daniel Robinson, we asked Joanne Burgess if she would like to post a reply. She agreed and submitted the piece that appears below Robinson's article. Below her piece is Robinson's response.
History News Network
added Jun 17, 2014 07:38

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Statistics 2014 (PDF)

these statistics can be useful for prioritizing services to help Canadians and their families who have been affected by cancer and who may need supportive care after their treatment has ended. We hope that our readers think critically about what these num
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 29, 2014 11:31

[Canada] All local hospitals now completely smoke-free

The Grey Bruce Health Unit congratulates all 11 hospitals in Grey Bruce for making their grounds 100 per cent smoke-free. The policies come into effect on World No Tobacco Day, May 31. All patients, visitors, volunteers and staff are not permitted to sm
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:33

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Set aside nastiness to pass important laws: Editorial

ban flavoured tobacco products aimed at young people are still awaiting further debate. The proposed ban on flavoured tobacco is especially important because many young people would never smoke or chew tobacco (which causes disfiguring and deadly oral can
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:14

[Canada] Day 221: Residual reasoning

Pierre Boivin began his cross-examination with a zinger of a hypothetical question, “If I want to sell a new product that will kill half its customers if used as intended, what I do?” Mr Young’s answer was clear, “You would not sell it unless you went to
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 26, 2014 14:42
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