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Health Canada Wants To Make Cigarettes Even More Expensive

Bad news for smokers: a report from Health Canada is urging the federal government to raise taxes on cigarettes. If the Trudeau government wants to reduce the number of Canadians who smoke, a promise made in March, then a tax hike on cigarettes is the
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:43
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[Canada] MacKENZIE: Four reasons the Australian government should consider litigation against tobacco companies

In a commentary in the Medical Journal of Australia today, we’re arguing governments should consider litigation against the tobacco industry to recover the massive health care costs associated with use of their products. These costs have been borne by Au
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 19, 2017 23:35
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[Canada, New York] "We didn't put that border here" - Mohawks fight a problem of geography and identity

Akwesasne made headlines in the 1990s when some Mohawks asserted their sovereign trade rights to bring untaxed cigarettes into Canada. Canadian mounties tried to stop them.
North Country Public Radio
added Nov 3, 2017 17:12
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[Canada] LETT: City moving too slowly on patio smoking

Faced with a well-documented public health threat from smoking on bar and restaurant patios, this edition of city council seems to be satisfied to dither while cigarettes burn all over the city.
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Sep 11, 2017 15:40
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[Canada] Winnipeggers invited by city to butt in on butting out at outdoor patios

The city is looking to engage Winnipeggers in conversation through an online survey on banning smoking on patios at bars and restaurants. The city said the survey will remain online until Sept. 26, and in addition they will be conducting a phone survey w
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:25
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[Canada] A burning need for visionary pragmatism on nicotine

Nicotine is both the problem and the solution to smoking and the epidemic can be stopped by using non-combustion alternatives...Canadian regulation has not only failed to adapt to and facilitate the transition to these massively lower-risk products, but
Troy Media (ca)
added Aug 25, 2017 18:59
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Updated Media Advisory - Imperial Tobacco Canada President & CEO Jorge Araya in Vancouver to discuss British American Tobacco's vision on Next Generation tobacco products

will be open to discuss Canada's lack of a cohesive regulatory framework for next generation products and the challenges created by this regulatory environment. This event will take place at Taste & Circle, a local arts & entertainment café in Gastown.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:06
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[Canada] Selling vaping: E-cigarette industry grapples with cloudy rules

Sellers of e-cigarettes, many of them small businesses, are operating in a grey area by advertising and selling unapproved products that deliver nicotine to users’ systems without approval and, in many cases, that, in many cases, without being reined in b
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:40
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first place about half a century ago.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:59
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[Canada] New Brunswick doctors ask government to set legal marijuana age at 21

The New Brunswick Medical Society says the legal age to buy marijuana should be 21 — and the age for tobacco should be raised to 21, too. The society has issued 14 recommendations to the provincial government, saying it wants to "to minimize the harm to
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2017 18:58
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