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[Canada, UK] Managers snub out unease over more tobacco lawsuits

But if BAT lost its appeal, he said it would “set a precedent for court cases across the globe against the tobacco industry”....an income staple due to an ability to weather fines and litigation, he warned: “If the legal tide has turned, that ability may
FT Adviser (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 09:34
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[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12
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[Canada] Legislation Introduced to Ban Flavoured Tobacco

Health and Wellness Minister Leo Glavine. "We are banning the sale of flavoured tobacco to discourage a culture of tobacco use among Nova Scotians and protect their health." The ban will include flavoured papers for rolling tobacco, and flavoured tobacco
Government of Nova Scotia (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 12:56
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society applauds tobacco tax increase in Provincial Budget

A tobacco tax increase of $4.00 per carton of 200 cigarettes announced in today’s provincial budget is applauded by the Canadian Cancer Society. “We strongly support the tobacco tax increase because it will reduce youth smoking and save lives,” says Kel
Canadian Cancer Society
added Apr 13, 2015 15:15
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[Canada, UK] Great Britain to require tobacco plain packaging

Canadian Cancer Society urges Canada to follow the lead of Australia, Britain and Ireland
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 11, 2015 14:55
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[Canada, USA, New York] No smoking in the movies

Nasty weather conditions had no effect on this group of proud Canadians as they prepared to head onto the Rainbow Bridge in Niagara Falls... The idea was to have more than 150 youth from Ontario and New York State meet in the middle of the bridge and for
Niagara Falls (ON) Review (ca)
added Feb 22, 2015 12:39
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[Canada] A Decade of Progress Toward A Smoke-Free Ontario: Helping Ontarians Lead Healthier, More Active Lives

This week is National Non-Smoking Week, and today is Weedless Wednesday. To mark the occasion, Ontario is recognizing the top 10 achievements of its Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy:
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:07
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[Canada] E-cigarettes to be banned in public indoor places in Nova Scotia

The use of e-cigarettes will be banned from use in indoor public places with changes to existing tobacco legislation, the government of Nova Scotia announced Friday. Health Minister Leo Glavine said the government wants to change the definition of smoke
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:05
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Canada: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

health minister cancelled the entire grants and contributions component of the national tobacco strategy. This cut millions of dollars of funding from troublesome NGOs which had pressed the government to produce the up-dated warnings. Needless to say, pla
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:06
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[Canada] Vancouver poised to ban e-cigarettes from beaches, parks, patios (with poll)

is proposing a ban on e-cigarettes everywhere tobacco smoking is prohibited. That includes beaches, parks, the seawall, public golf courses, bus shelters, patios and within six metres of any door or window into a building. Council is scheduled to vote o
Metro (ca)
added Sep 27, 2014 14:56
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