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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] Ontario urged to impose sky-high taxes on smokes

A new anti-tobacco strategy calls for sky-high increases in taxes, a forced reduction in tobacco retailers, a minimum purchase age of 21 and a ban on all smoking displays, including vaping paraphernalia. The Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report relea
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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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] SECOND OPINION | New secrets from tobacco industry documents

the tobacco papers archive is still an extremely valuable source of information for public health researchers. "There is more science on nicotine, nicotine addiction and smoking behavior there than in the independent literature," Hammond said. "Because t
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:30
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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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[Canada] No puff piece: Province promises fines for smoking in public places

Proposed regulations to toughen enforcement of the Smoke Free Places Act will allow peace officers and inspectors to ticket people smoking in public areas.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:30
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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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[Canada] Ontario court dismisses appeal of Toronto’s ban on hookahs at licensed businesses

The province’s top court has dismissed an appeal by several local hookah lounges in connection with the City of Toronto’s ban on the use of hookahs at licensed businesses. In November 2015, Toronto city council voted 34 to 3 to prohibit the use of hooka
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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