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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society criticizes new menthol "capsule" cigarettes as latest gimmick attractive to kids

is fuming about a new tobacco industry gimmick that they say is attractive to new young smokers. Cigarettes with squeezable menthol capsules in the filter are now available in many Canadian stores. When the filter is squeezed, the capsule is crushed, rele
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 19, 2015 17:51

[Canada] Liberal pledge to demand plain cigarette packaging draws cheers

a promise by the newly elected Liberal government in Ottawa to force tobacco companies to sell their cigarettes in plain packages devoid of brand designs and logos. The commitment, which is spelled out in a single sentence on page 21 of the Liberal Party
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 2, 2015 11:05

[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12

[Canada] Smokers who also use E-Cigarettes still smoke on average 13 cigarettes per day

This survey of almost 2,000 smokers, sponsored by Pfizer Canada, found that most dual-users (78%) were considering quitting smoking tobacco cigarettes, and almost half (49%) believe e-cigarettes helped them cut back. But the survey found that dual-users
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2015 13:32

[Canada] AGRICULTURE: Last year's tobacco crop up 4.3 million pounds from 2013

Ontario Flue-cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Board reports that 241 licensed growers in Brant, Norfolk, Oxford, Elgin and Middlesex counties delivered slightly more than 61 million pounds of leaf grown last summer on 21,670 approved acres. That's an inc
Tillsonburg (Ont) News (ca)
added Mar 5, 2015 12:08

[Canada] Smoking cessation drug more harmful than previously thought: report

95 calls last year about bupropion overdoses, including 22 cases where the wrong dosage was taken, 47 cases of suspected suicide attempts and nine cases of misuse or abuse. There was one death. Burpropion is marketed under the brand names Wellbutrin and
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 11:46

[Canada] Day 246: General findings of fault, maybe. Specific injuries unproven.

His focus today was on the methods that had been used to count the number of smokers whose disease could be attributed to tobacco use, proposals to identify smokers who are addicted. And, in case all of his arguments over the week had not hit home and Ju
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 13:25

[Canada] Les Leyne: Tobacco, marijuana are trading places

Tokers will eventually be free to consume government-sanctioned and taxed marijuana with only minor restrictions. And smokers will be driven underground, forced to buy baggies of tobacco on the black market, after the industry is driven out of business b
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:58

[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: Tobacco defence is disingenuous

But what manufacturer of any product hides behind the façade of ‘legality’ to avoid responsibility for knowingly marketing products that sicken and kill consumers when used as intended? If “people” were expected to know that cigarettes cause heart attacks
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 14:24

[Canada] Smoke hasn't cleared in tobacco farmers' court battle

Late last month, the tobacco companies -- Rothmans, Bensons & Hedges Inc., and JTO-MacDonald Corp. -- lost another attempt to stop litigation by the Ontario Flue-Cured Tobacco Growers' Marketing Board and four farmers who say they weren't compensated fo
Sun News Network (ca)
added Jul 14, 2014 08:54
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