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[Canada] HABIB: ‘Not as bad as cigarettes is not a ringing endorsement'

More research is needed to determine whether the reputed benefits of e-cigarettes as smoking-cessation aids outweigh the potential harm to individual and public health. In the meantime, a cautious approach by governments and public-health agencies is the
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:24

[Canada] Daniel Dion, Celine Dion's brother, dies of cancer

on Saturday after a battle with cancer...59...Celine Dion prepares for the funeral of her husband, René Angélil, who died...after a long battle with throat cancer....[Dion] was admitted...with cancer of the throat, tongue and brain.
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07

[Canada] Quit Smoking for National Non-Smoking Week

Niagara Region Public Health is celebrating National Non-Smoking Week 2016 (Jan. 17-23, 2016) by supporting Niagara residents to make a quit attempt. Several options exist to assist residents to quit smoking including:
Niagara Region (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:01

[Canada] Editorial: Smoking rate is still too high

“Plain packaging is an important and logical next step for Canada to curb tobacco marketing, reduce smoking and save lives,” says Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst, in a statement posted on the cancer society’s website. “Cigarette packages should not
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:27

[Canada] Provincial ban on flavoured tobacco begins New Year's Day

Customers at smoke shops are going to have less to choose from in the new year, because of a new provincial ban on flavoured tobacco. The new legislation, aimed at discouraging smoking is coming into effect on New Year's Day. Prohibited products will i
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 4, 2016 04:11


the appellants have not shown how the elimination of prescription, or other changes to the rules of evidence and procedure civil, violate their right to a fair trial, even if in fact they the deprived of some of their defense.
Quebec Court of Appeal (ca)
added Sep 29, 2015 09:22

[Canada, California] Grand River Enterprises boss linked to massive native grow op in U.S.

A founding member of Six Nations cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises is alleged to be the financial mastermind behind a massive marijuana grow operation that was recently busted on native land in the remote northeastern corner of California.
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 20, 2015 11:35

[Canada] Women with unmarked cigarettes convicted

Two Dakota women have been fined thousands of dollars for unlawfully possessing unmarked cigarettes for sale. As in similar previous First Nations cases across the country, the accused argued that the court didn’t have jurisdiction over them.
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jul 15, 2015 17:21

[Canada] Business owner decries Calgary's proposed rules for e-cigarettes

An Alberta woman who sells vaporizers says a report going before a Calgary city council committee Tuesday — recommending extending the city's smoking bylaw to e-cigarettes — is "excessively restrictive." "It's not the same thing and it's easy to classif
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 16:45

[Canada] Victory for tobacco's victims. Victory for public health. Victory for society.

The "send" button was pressed at 4:00 this afternoon, and copies of Justice Riordan's 236-page ruling on the Blais-Létourneau trials began to circulate. An hour later, a press conference was underway at the Maison du développement durable on St. Catheri
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2015 16:07
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