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[Canada] Canadian Convenience Stores Association: Small Business Retailers React to Federal Budget

proposed federal legislation to implement 'plain packaging' of tobacco products is passed. "By making it even harder for law enforcement to distinguish between legal and illegal tobacco products, Bill S-5 will give criminals an even easier ride to sell ci
added Mar 23, 2017 01:44

[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26

[Canada] To vape or not to vape: Alberta expert says research is lacking

“It took us 50 years to learn that conventional cigarettes cause lung cancer – 50 years… We can’t decide on the danger or lack of danger related to inhaling chemicals into our lungs until we have long-term data,” said Barry Finegan, a smoking cessation e
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:22

[Canada] Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act (Menthol) Statutory authority

Measures are therefore being proposed to restrict the use of menthol in certain tobacco products to reduce their appeal among youth....This Order comes into force on the 180th day after the day on which it is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:30

[Canada] Hookah lounges find niche audience in region

KITCHENER — Another hookah lounge has quietly popped up in Kitchener at the corner of King and Scott streets. The Babylon Restaurant and Lounge is one of five known hookah hubs, where water-pipes with non-tobacco shisha, can be smoked in Waterloo Region.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 30, 2016 02:32

[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20

[Australia, Canada] CHASSIN/KERR: Is plain packaging the best option to lower smoking rates?

what is the most efficient means of reducing smoking rates?... The best way to do so is education, information and sensitization. But these solutions are not flashy and do not score political points. Also, they do not hurt tobacco companies, which seems a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:00

[Canada] Liberals to regulate e-cigarettes to help shield young people from addiction

The federal government has announced it will introduce legislative amendments this fall to regulate e-cigarettes in Canada. Tuesday’s long-awaited move comes after several provinces have already passed laws banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors an
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:56

[Canada] Western moves against vaping in campus 'clean air corridors'

Western is now following suit by banning students from vaping in designated areas called clear air corridors. What’s more, students within 10 meters of any entrance, window, air intake or loading dock are forbidden from vaping. According to the Clear th
Western Gazette (University of Western Ontario) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:18

[Canada] Contraband smokes creating series of problems

Grant said RCMP numbers show the vast majority of illicit tobacco sellers are also trading drugs and weapons. He estimates cigarettes fund the activities of more than 175 criminal gangs, including drugs, guns and human trafficking. “Everyone in the comm
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Aug 2, 2016 15:29
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