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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] Montreal's McGill University Bans E-Cigarettes

McGill officially changed its stance on e-cigs as of September 22nd, when the university's amendment was put in place, which equates e-cigs with their standard counterpart. So anywhere you can't smoke at McGill, you can now no longer vap it up.
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 11, 2014 10:39
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[Canada, USA] Toronto: ‘Merchants of Doubt’ Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends... a mordantly funny indictment of this army of well-h
Variety
added Sep 10, 2014 17:05
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[Canada, Arkansas] Six Nations tobacco company fined $30 million

Cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises has been ordered to pay nearly $30 million to the State of Arkansas for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of its participation in a master settlement agreement. The state's Attorney General's Offi
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added May 24, 2014 09:40
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E-cigarette seller fights Health Canada order to stop

A Fredericton store owner who sells e-cigarettes is fighting an order from Health Canada to stop. Ryanne Pineda's East Coast Vape also produces the flavoured vaporizing liquids ... He says he has a growing clientele of more than 2,000 local and online cu
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 14, 2014 09:59
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[Canada, Ireland, USA] TWEED: Tobacco - the UK smoking gun

I have now teamed up with the indomitable Mr Berman and we will be lobbying the UK and Irish Governments to take legal action against the very tobacco companies which have cost the NHS the estimated £5.2bn worth of resources every year. We all now know c
Global Legal Post (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:58
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[Canada] Ottawans split on e-cig ban

Seems there's not much difference between smoking and vaping in the eyes of Hogtown's decision-makers. Toronto city council voted Monday to ban e-cigarette use on city property, following a recent recommendation from its public health board.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Aug 27, 2014 12:25
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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[Australia, Canada, New York] Graphic labels are seen as key to anti-smoking campaign

International cigarette advertising research has shown that “smokers have misperceptions about their products,” Bansal-Travers said, “and colors and labels on packs communicate misperceptions to smokers. Graphic warning labels are a cost-effective and ve
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 16, 2014 18:29
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[Canada] Terry Fox's father Rolland has lung cancer

Terry Fox devoted his life to raising money for cancer research and now his father has been diagnosed...The family notes that lung cancer claims the lives of more Canadians than any other form of cancer, but because of the smoking stigma it is often negle
Canadian Press
added Feb 8, 2016 16:02
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