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[Canada] The war on nicotine: Why we shouldn’t be so quick to ban vaping

David Sweanor...thinks that policies on vaping need to be based on a solid understanding of science and a recognition of individual rights....policies should be seen in a broader public health context of innovative alternative nicotine delivery systems pl
uOttawaInfo (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:06
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[Canada] No Recuse

Suzanne Côté...will soon apply her deep knowledge of tobacco litigation to deciding whether Japan Tobacco can have another kick at the can regarding the constitutionality of Quebec's Tobacco-Related Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act (TDHCCR).
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 17:28
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[Canada] Canadian employer hasn’t hired a smoker in 30 years ‘and I’m proud of it,’ but the policy may be illegal

As Canadian public-health experts explore radical ideas to achieve a tobacco “endgame,” the Montreal-based entrepreneur has for decades struck his own uncompromising blow against cigarettes, refusing to hire anyone who smokes, on the job or in the sancti
National Post (ca)
added Feb 29, 2016 01:31
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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
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[Canada] Quebec Court of Appeal orders tobacco firms to put up $1 billion security

The Quebec Court of Appeal has ordered that two tobacco companies set aside just under $1 billion to compensate victims who won a landmark class-action lawsuit earlier this year. In June, the Quebec Superior Court delivered a landmark ruling ordering thr
Canadian Press
added Oct 27, 2015 20:15
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[Canada] One week later.... Justice Riordan sent a message - but to whom?

A week after Canadian tobacco companies are hit with a stupendous penalty for having neglected their manufacturers' responsibilities and harmed Quebec smokers, it would appear that life goes on pretty much as it did before. And so does business.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:34
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[Canada] Nova Scotia menthol ban ignites debate

Gagnon of Imperial Tobacco Canada told the legislature’s law amendments committee Wednesday there is no evidence menthol products are the cause of youth smoking...Hammoud, president of the Atlantic Convenience Store Association, says stores would suffer a
Canadian Press
added Apr 23, 2015 09:48
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[Canada] Support A Smoke Free Nunavut! Ban Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Housing and Save Our Children!

AMAZING! 102 signatures online!!! I have been collecting signatures around town too! So far collected 84 around Iqaluit. I will be collecting more in the coming weeks. Please continue to pass this petition to your friends, colleagues, family, place of bu
The Petition Site
added Apr 13, 2015 11:53
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[Canada] MAHONEY: Where there’s “no smoking,” there’s fire

prohibiting smoking on outdoor bar/restaurant patios under the Smoke Free Ontario Act, came into effect. For Alexander Dolinin ...His petition is being circulated on Facebook, the street and at Hamilton bar/restaurants such as The Pheasant Plucker on Au
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Mar 6, 2015 12:10
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[Canada] MacPherson: Ban-happy health authorities smoked by e-cigarettes

Kids won't take up e-cigarettes anyway because e-cigarettes are not cool. .. For those who do smoke and want to quit, however, the e-cigarette has helped more than Health Canada ever did. Maybe we should ban Health Canada
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:17
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