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[Canada] Letters: Bill 59 is an assault on free speech / SHATENSTEIN: Plain packaging works

When you sell a product that, by your own belated admission, kills close to 40,000 Canadians each and every year, you don’t get to offer advice on how to discourage youth from smoking and you don’t get to threaten to sue the government over “intellectual
National Post (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:58

[Latin America, Mexico] Canada Fuels the Tobacco Black Market in Costa Rica

This indictment comes after a group of Mexican journalists visited Canada this summer and found out that the source of a huge illicit cigarette trade and tax defrauding scheme in Mexico is in large part due to contraband cigarettes coming from Southweste
Costa Rica Star (cr)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:28

Canada set to join plain packaging fray as international momentum grows

The newly elected Liberal government in Canada has vowed to pursue an “activist” healthcare agenda, and has confirmed that plain packaging is a “top priority”. Canada has often been ahead of other countries with respect to restrictions on tobacco marketi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:38

[Canada, USA] Calling their own bluff

Philip Morris International was scheduled to report on its Second Quarter...they don't seem to intend to force...(Rothmans, Benson and Hedges) into bankruptcy. The parent company will instead absorb the costs of this initial payment - and has warned share
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 17, 2015 12:31

[Canada] EDITORIAL: Ottawa must act on e-cigarettes

Health Canada risks the credibility of its entire anti-tobacco strategy unless it does something about regulating e-cigarettes quickly....It’s clear from what data is available that e-cigarettes are making inroads into the youth market. Today’s young s
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:32

[Canada] Dependence? Addiction? A rose by any other name would still have thorns.

judge decided that the wide variation in the experience of addiction made it inappropriate to assign a one-size-fits-most 'collective recovery' for the almost 1 million addicted Quebec smokers. Nor would he agree that individuals like Ms. Létourneau shoul
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:38

[Canada] Canadian Teens Trying E-Cigarettes as Often as Cigarettes: Study

"E-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among Canadians," study author David Hammond..."Now one in five youth will try vaping before graduating high school." More than 2.5 million Canadians have tried e-cig
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 7, 2015 14:52

[Canada] Vaping helps to kick cigarette habit: Barrette

Trying to kick cigarettes? Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette recommends “vaping.” “Electronic cigarettes are a means to quit smoking that is clearly extraordinarily efficient,” he told reporters after a legislative committee on Tuesday, on the occas
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:59

[Canada] Silencing Tobacco on the Big Screen: A Smoke-Free Movies Forum / February 5, 2015

Marriott Toronto Downtown Eaton Centre 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please fill in the registration form below.
Non-Smokers’ Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation (ca)
added Jan 6, 2015 16:21

[Canada] Patio and playground smoking now illegal in Ontario

Tough new rules making it illegal to smoke on bar and restaurant patios have taken effect in Ontario. Smoking on playgrounds and public sports fields is also prohibited. The new rules also ban the sale of tobacco on post-secondary campuses.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 5, 2015 23:03
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