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[Canada] Smoking sparked massive Edmonton condo blaze

About 400 people were forced from their homes by a condominium blaze early Monday. The four-storey condo fire at Park Place Hamptons, near 199 Street and 53 Avenue, broke out in the early morning hours on Monday.
CNEWS
added Jul 22, 2014 13:32
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[Canada] ‘Run to Quit’ program helps smokers trade nicotine for runner’s high

Smoking is a daily, and often deadly, habit for thousands of Nova Scotians, but a new program wants to help people replace their nicotine addiction with a healthier alternative. The Canadian Cancer Society is partnering with The Running Room to launch a
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:42
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[Canada] Grant: Illegal tobacco is costing Alberta $100M a year

Contraband tobacco is setting up shop in Alberta. That means lost tax revenues for the province, circumvention of health standards and regulations, and easy access to tobacco for minors...Alberta raised tobacco taxes by more than 10 per cent in the spri
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Oct 10, 2015 13:23
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[Canada] Alberta Laying the Foundation for Contraband Tobacco Problem

With today's release of the Alberta budget, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is concerned that the government's decision to increase tobacco taxes risks fueling contraband tobacco in the province.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:39
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[Canada] Alberta exempting menthol cigarettes under flavoured tobacco ban

The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17
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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55
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[Canada] Cigarettes with lower levels of nicotine 'do NOT lead to increased smoking intensity' to satisfy cravings

He said: 'Our study suggests that smokers are unable or unwilling to compensate when there is markedly less nicotine in the cigarette and when the experience of smoking is far less rewarding. 'Our study may help regulators anticipate the possible conseq
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:36
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[Canada] Currie urges ban on flavoured tobacco

Health Minister Doug Currie is encouraging Health Canada to bring in a national ban on candy-flavoured tobacco products. Currie said he sent a letter to that effect, a letter that is currently on its way to Health Canada. Opposition MLA James Aylward mo
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added May 20, 2014 10:00
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[Canada] Heart Institute's 'Ottawa Model' to stop smoking taking off worldwide

In 2002, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute created the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation — a program that helps people quit smoking by changing how doctors approach the issue. "Our immediate goal is not to help smokers quit — it's actually to he
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 14:32
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[Canada] Alberta Privacy Commissioner asks Alberta Health and Alberta Justice to release tobacco lawsuit records

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) issued three orders on Wednesday giving the government 50 days to produce...The documents are being requested by CBC News and lawyers for tobacco companies under freedom of information (FOIP)
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Jan 7, 2015 23:35
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