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[Canada] Pot Industry Expects Trudeau Rebuff on Branding and Promotion

“What you’re going to have is really boring packaging, for sure, which we’re not necessarily in favor of,” Linton said. He expects marijuana packaging rules will be more stringent than alcohol, but less restrictive than those for tobacco. “I think where
Bloomberg News
added Apr 19, 2017 22:05
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[Canada] Globe editorial: To regulate pot, look at tobacco and booze

Tax to legalize, don’t legalize to tax: The main purpose of legalization is to end criminality and illegality – not to provide a windfall...There should be taxes on pot, but they must not be so high as to achieve the unintended consequence of fostering th
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 12, 2017 00:00
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[Canada] Tobacco companies may be working to undermine tobacco control initiatives: Philpott

Health Minister Jane Philpott says tobacco companies may be working with “industry front groups” to interfere with government policy and the government has to guard against attempts to undermine tobacco control initiatives in Canada.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:30
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[Canada] Trudeau government suggests moving the legal smoking age to 21

The idea of raising the minimum age was put forward in a Health Canada discussion paper released last week which looks at ways to reach the federal government’s goal of reducing the smoking rate in Canada to five per cent by the year 2035. It currently s
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:16
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Vaping and the Law / Comparing legislation across Canada (PDF)

Vaping is probably the most significant alternative to lethal cigarettes that we have seen in my third of a century of work to reduce smoking. It is consumer led, the technology is improving at the extraordinary rate we have come to associate with ele
Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF) (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 21:55
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Government of Canada Launches Public Consultation on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

a 7-week public consultation on the future of tobacco control in Canada to renew the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy. The proposed strategy will seek to reduce Canada’s rate of tobacco use to less than 5% by 2035. This goal will require aggressive new m
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:26
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[Canada] VIDEO: Q&A with David Sweanor | Nicopure Labs

CONTENT OVERVIEW @2:15 What is happening in Canada? @8:00 Differences between U.S. and Canada’s views @10:30 Why vapers need to speak out @17:00 What the government/FDA could do to help
You Tube
added Feb 4, 2017 16:10
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[Canada] CLEMENT: Vaping regulations undermine anti-tobacco work

When the authors of Bill S-5 tell us to think of the children, they conveniently forget to mention the growing evidence suggesting that vaping is simply not a gateway to smoking for young people. By treating vaping like tobacco, this legislation infantil
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:23
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[Canada] Feds move forward with menthol cigarette ban

“By moving forward on this proposed ban on menthol, alongside the existing flavours ban for tobacco products, we are taking another important step in the fight against youth smoking,” health minister Jane Philpott said in a prepared statement. The ban wo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:42
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[Canada, New York] Cree Elder facing tobacco smuggling charge says Canadian border agents ‘took away my prayer’

Cree Elder Johnny Grant was detained at the Cornwall customs border post after he was found with several pouches of pipe tobacco he says he purchased for $360 on the U.S. side of Akwesasne on Sept. 10, a day before his 72nd birthday.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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