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[Canada] Education campaign focused on smokers

The Town of Petrolia is asking smokers not to smoke in public parks and playgrounds where children play. "We Play Here. Please Don't Smoke Here" signs have been placed in parks, playgrounds, baseball diamonds and soccer pitches around Petrolia as part o
Petrolia Topic (ca)
added Mar 8, 2014 08:52
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[Canada] Day 210: A seventh inning stretch

in about 5 sitting weeks, the tobacco companies will have finished presenting the facts on which they will argue that Justice Riordan should dismiss the two class actions against them. But even these 5 weeks may be an overly generous provision, as expert
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Feb 22, 2014 22:23
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[Canada] BC's top doctor wants e-cigarettes regulated

B.C.'s top doctor is calling for electronic cigarettes and "vaping" to be regulated after an 11-year-old was able to buy one in a Tsawwassen store. But one anti-smoking activist said that the new product that allows users to inhale vapour that's been fl
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Jan 28, 2014 11:18
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Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014

Tobacco use continues to be a leading preventable cause of death, with a substantial social and economic impact on the Canadian population. This document pulls together existing data to create a “big picture” overview of tobacco use patterns and trends in
Propel Centre for Population Health Impact (ca)
added Jan 27, 2014 13:33
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[Brunei, Canada, USA] EDITORIAL: Tobacco retreat damages trade

By allowing the tobacco industry to undercut these measures and throw the health of millions to the wind, the U.S. is risking putting a chill on all international trade agreements.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:02
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[Canada] Letter: POIET: Driving tobacco companies out of business won’t end smoking

a vocal minority seems to be more concerned with simply driving the tobacco industry out of business, assuming this will see an end to smoking around the world overnight. Imperial Tobacco Canada believes these critics should be careful what they wish fo
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 31, 2013 03:21
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Impact of point-of-sale tobacco display bans: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey

Impulse purchasing of cigarettes was lower in places that enacted POS display bans. These findings indicate that implementing POS tobacco display bans does result in lower exposure to tobacco marketing and less frequent impulse purchasing of cigarettes.
Health Education Research
added May 13, 2013 09:06
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Contraband Tobacco in Canada / An Assessment on the Fifth Anniversary of the RCMP’s Contraband Tobacco Enforcement Strategy (PDF)

it is very clear that illegal cigarettes are still all-too prevalent in communities across Canada and that illegal cigarette dealers are looking to expand into new markets. Government action, including new police powers at both the federal and provincial
Scribd
added May 9, 2013 18:20
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[Canada] Recycling company to smokers: We want your cigarette butts

Toronto-based Terracycle turns cigarette waste into fertilizer, composting material and even industrial plastic. Company spokesperson Jay Reyes told CTV News Channel that, contrary to public belief, cigarette butts are not biodegradable.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 19, 2013 18:20
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[Canada] Market overview: British American Tobacco moves up leader board

Shares of British American Tobacco are being boosted by news that the company, along with RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, are today requesting that Ontario's highest court throw out the 40bn dollar lawsuit
IFA Magazine (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 09:40
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