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WEEKS: The double standards of Canada’s tobacco control

Canada is actually in contravention of an international treaty that requires participants to ensure all tobacco products come with appropriate warnings. And despite passing federal legislation to prevent small, candy-flavoured little cigars or “cigarillos
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jun 18, 2014 13:11
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[Canada, Arkansas] Judge orders tobacco maker to pay state nearly $30 million

A Canadian tobacco company has been ordered to pay Arkansas nearly $30 million for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of participating in the tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. The state accused Grand River Enterprises of violating the law by
AP - Associated Press
added May 15, 2014 12:43
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Where there's e-smoke, there's a fire on city council

What is abundantly clear is that e-cigarettes are far safer than tobacco cigarettes. Council’s approach seems more like a solution in search of a problem — or busybodies in search of a panic.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 08:48
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[Canada] C-K Council will be asked to consider expanded no-smoking bylaw

Chatham-Kent council will be asked this year by its board of health to consider an expanded no-smoking bylaw that would prohibit tobacco use near sports fields, public parks, public beaches and all municipal properties.
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 15, 2014 16:59
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week Theme Unveiled at National Conference

As the 8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health wrapped up, Truth in Advertising was announced as the theme for National Non-Smoking Week, which takes place January 19-25, 2014. Delegates at the conference were also given a sneak preview of the week'
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:53
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[Canada, New Jersey] AMA REPORT ON PRODUCT LIABILITY: Bad Medicine, Good Politics: Doctoring the Evidence of Tobacco's Harm; The Alliance Between The Tobacco Industry and the American Medical Association (PDF)

American Medical Association and the tobacco industry were for 15 years among the strangest of bedfellows that politics makes. The association's constitution commands it "to promote. . the betterment of public health." Yet in 1963, the AMA was so bent on
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Aug 22, 2013 12:10
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[Canada] Harper Government Invests in Programs to Help Canadians Quit Smoking

Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Health, announced an investment today in two projects that will give health care providers tools and services to help Canadians quit smoking. "Our government is committed to helping Canadians
MarketWire
added Jun 2, 2013 19:45
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[Canada] Day 149: The rational decision to smoke

Mr. Duch ... introduced a new concept ... rational choice theory as applied to smoking. ... High levels of belief that tobacco is harmful means that "the smoking decision is not any less rational than voters' decisions – they are informed decisions."
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 29, 2013 11:07
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[Canada] MCA gets approval for tobacco pilot project

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has received a $476,115 two-year grant from the Government of Ontario to support the development of an Akwesasne Tobacco Law and Regulatory Framework. The “Akwesasne Tobacco Pilot Project” is one of two First Nation projec
Cornwall (ON) Seaway News (ca)
added May 8, 2013 13:50
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[Bermuda, Canada] MacNeil family denies smoking on airplane

“On the issue of smoking, there has been misinformation regarding whether members of the MacNeil family were smoking on the airplane,” the statement reads. “At no point did any member of the MacNeil family smoke on the air plane. At the honourable magist
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Feb 9, 2013 13:50
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