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[Canada] EMBALLAGE NEUTRE DES CIGARETTES / LES FAUX ARGUMENTS DE L’INDUSTRIE DU TABAC [PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES / FALSE TOBACCO INDUSTRY ARGUMENTS]

The tobacco industry and its allies have launched a campaign against the introduction of plain packaging of cigarettes in Canada. We have submitted their arguments to the test of facts.
La Presse (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 00:22
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Canada to regulate vaping products

few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 17:00
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[Canada] Concurrent e-cigarette use during tobacco dependence treatment in primary care settings: Association with smoking cessation at 3- and 6-months

concurrent use of e-cigarettes during a quit attempt utilizing cost-free evidence-based treatment (nicotine replacement therapy plus behavioural counselling) does not confer any added benefit and may hamper successful quitting.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 6, 2016 17:05
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[Canada] Ontario Fire Marshal to investigate blaze that destroyed closed Six Nations cigarette factory

A massive fire that destroyed a closed cigarette factory on the edge of Ohsweken this morning will be probed by the Ontario Fire Marshal's office. Six Nations fire crews arrived at 1342 Chiefswood Road around 4 a.m. to find the entire south side of a la
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 11, 2016 04:36
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[Canada] Canadian NASCAR driver arrested in huge tobacco smuggling ring

A Canadian NASCAR driver turned himself in to police Wednesday after he was one of nearly 60 people accused of smuggling tobacco into Canada, according to multiple reports. Derek White, a member of the Mohawk tribe from Kahnawake, Que., faces seven char
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Apr 2, 2016 00:53
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[Canada] Review of ethics investigation into tobacco-litigation contract delayed

Alberta Justice has confirmed a review of a former ethics commissioner’s investigation into how the contract to litigate Alberta's $10-billion tobacco lawsuit was awarded will not be completed until the end of March. Alberta Justice has confirmed a revie
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:58
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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] 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.
CNN
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07
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[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
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[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
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