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[Canada] Women with unmarked cigarettes convicted

Two Dakota women have been fined thousands of dollars for unlawfully possessing unmarked cigarettes for sale. As in similar previous First Nations cases across the country, the accused argued that the court didn’t have jurisdiction over them.
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2015 17:21
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[Canada] Business owner decries Calgary's proposed rules for e-cigarettes

An Alberta woman who sells vaporizers says a report going before a Calgary city council committee Tuesday — recommending extending the city's smoking bylaw to e-cigarettes — is "excessively restrictive." "It's not the same thing and it's easy to classif
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:45
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[Canada] Victory for tobacco's victims. Victory for public health. Victory for society.

The "send" button was pressed at 4:00 this afternoon, and copies of Justice Riordan's 236-page ruling on the Blais-Létourneau trials began to circulate. An hour later, a press conference was underway at the Maison du développement durable on St. Catheri
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 16:07
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[Canada] THE COST OF SMOKING: A MANITOBA STUDY (PDF)

A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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[Canada, UK] Great Britain to require tobacco plain packaging

Canadian Cancer Society urges Canada to follow the lead of Australia, Britain and Ireland
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 11, 2015 14:55
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[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: My best friend was a smoker who died 10 years ago this week. It's time for big changes to tobacco regulations

For my best friend, the new adventures stopped 10 years ago this week. Daniel Feist was 51 when he died. Longtime readers will also remember the unflinching series of articles he and I co-wrote for the Gazette in fall 2004, after he was diagnosed with St
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:07
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[Canada] 15 per cent of Canadians report smoking tobacco, lowest rate ever: survey

The 2013 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey found 11 per cent reported smoking daily, while four per cent say they use tobacco only occasionally. The biennial survey of 14,500 Canadians aged 15 and older included questions for the first time abo
Canadian Press
added Feb 4, 2015 15:02
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[Canada, USA] TSNA Exposure: Levels of NNAL Among Canadian Tobacco Users

findings provide the first nationally representative characterization of TSNA exposure among Canadian tobacco users. Although the findings indicate marked differences in TSNA exposure between Canadian and American populations of tobacco users, it is not k
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2014 12:53
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Study finds link between contraband cigarette and illicit drug use among teens in Canada

University of Alberta economics professor calling on government to tighten enforcement on contraband tobacco after research shows link to illicit drugs
News-Medical.net
added Dec 21, 2014 05:56
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[Canada] New Supreme Court judge challenged on conduct as a lawyer in two cases

In a letter signed by more than 350 law students, lawyers and professors from several provinces, Justice Côté ... is accused of dragging out a lawsuit, now at 16 years and counting, as part of a legal team representing Imperial Tobacco. Justice Côté, 56,
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 5, 2014 11:10
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