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[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes from city workplaces

Council voted Monday to treat e-cigarettes like real cigarettes in city workplaces. With no debate, council voted 36 to 2 to prohibit e-cigarette use in City of Toronto workplaces and “recommend the same” to the city’s agencies and corporations.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:46
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[Canada, China, Eastern Europe, UK] Is smoking finally on its way to being stamped out?

So, while the ruling doesn’t sound the death knell for Big Tobacco, it is a blow as the industry grapples with its biggest crisis in decades, with many of the biggest manufacturers scrambling for growth in an environment in which governments are increasi
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 6, 2015 19:53
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) | Federal Budget's Tobacco Tax Increase Fails to Address Root of National Contraband Tobacco Problem

disappointed that the 2014 Federal budget increased the lucrative nature of contraband tobacco while also failing to provide meaningful measures to stop it. "By increasing the difference in price between the legal and illegal market, the government is ef
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 12, 2014 17:14
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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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[Canada] Northlands expands no smoking policy to include e-cigarettes

Northlands recently revamped its smoking policies, and is now banning e-cigarette use from all its facilities. “We were looking at the overall guest experience,” said Jennifer Sheehan, a spokesperson for Northlands. “From a guest perspective, smoke is s
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:32
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[Canada] Red Deer bans e-cigarettes under local smoking bylaw

Clarification to existing bylaw states the devices fall under city's definition of 'smoking'
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 2, 2014 15:29
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[Canada] Day 224: James Heckman: the dismal scientist

"There is very little evidence that advertising has an effect – but the price of cigarettes, or whether or not parents are smokers, or the environment and peer effects are major determinants - even the education of the child." Even genetics could predet
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 15, 2014 06:36
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[Canada] Top 5 major lawsuits against 'Big tobacco'

Here’s a look at four other major Big Tobacco lawsuits and their outcomes.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 17, 2012 12:52
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[Canada] VIDEO: New study shows costs of smoking on health-care system

The University of Manitoba says the province spends an additional $244 million on health care for smokers per year. The study compared two similar groups of people. One group that smoked and one that did not.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 20:54
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A map and table comparing cigarette prices in Canada (May 2, 2014)

Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added May 16, 2014 17:18
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