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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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[Canada] Toronto city council outlaws hookah bars, bans shisha smoking in lounges

Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33
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[Canada] City bans hookah smoking inside licensed businesses

Toronto Council voted 34-3 Wednesday to ban hookah smoking inside licensed businesses in Toronto, effective April 1, 2016. After a brief debate, council decided to extinguish indoor hookah smoking — even if it doesn’t involve tobacco. “We’re going to d
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:30
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[Canada] E-cigarette legislation coming this fall

As another e-cigarette store in Pictou County opened its doors, the provincial Department of Health continues to look at ways to legislate restrictions on the products.
Pictou County News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:52
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[Canada] VIDEO: Vancouver to consider new e-cigarette regulations

On Tuesday, Councillors will be asked to consider bylaw amendments that would ban selling the battery-powered devices to minors, and force users to abide by the same rules as regular smokers.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:51
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[Canada] 2016 Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Monitoring Report

Key Findings: Past 30-day use of various tobacco products...reported by Ontarians aged 12 years or older was 20% – statistically lower than the 2010 rate of 22% Past-30 day cigarette use remains high among young adult males aged 20 to 24 (23%) and 25 t
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Apr 3, 2017 17:05
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[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigarette explosions can cause devastating injuries, doctors warn

McGrath told CTV Kitchener he had heard about exploding e-cigarettes, but had always thought they were “urban legends” -- until he experienced one himself. What was most baffling about the incident, he said, was that the vapourizer showed no signs it was
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:23
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Editorial: Plain packaging for cigarettes makes sense in Canada and beyond

The federal government’s plan to impose plain packaging on cigarettes is a welcome addition to the long list of measures already taken to make smoking unattractive, inconvenient, expensive and socially unacceptable. And the plan, coupled with Quebec’s la
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:54
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