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KERR: Australia’s warning to Canada: Plain tobacco packages can backfire

Australian customs and police are struggling to control a tobacco black market that has reached record size... “The Australian government finds itself in an embarrassing situation having trumpeted its policy only to find that despite all the rhetoric tha
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:22

Health Canada will hold public consultations on plain tobacco packages

To mark Tuesday's World No Tobacco Day, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced a three-month online consultation on tobacco packaging sizes and shapes to guide the development of the new regulations. The plain packaging measures will include a standard
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2016 20:12

[Canada] Restricting how vape shops operate will hurt smokers trying to quit, local advocate says

The owner of Ponyboy Vapes in Waterloo and Guelph says new laws that would prevent his customers from trying out devices and e-juices in his stores will hurt those who are trying to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39

[Canada] Tobacco Tax Rate Increases

This publication explains the tobacco tax rate increase and future scheduled tobacco tax rate increases. It provides general information only and does not replace the Tobacco Tax Act and Regulations.
Ontario Ministry of Finance (ca)
added Mar 4, 2016 04:36

[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29

[Canada] Society welcomes commitment to tobacco plain packaging

The Canadian Cancer Society supports federal action to implement tobacco plain packaging, as proposed today by Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. “Tobacco plain packaging is a key measure to protect youth from tobacco industry promotional activities,” says
Canadian Cancer Society
added Oct 6, 2015 11:10

After landmark Canada ruling tobacco firms facing UK court fight

A British group - The Tobacco Victims Support Campaign – are now gathering a groundswell of support from thousands of potential claimants to take on the tobacco firms within the UK. The group is funded by a wealthy fashion tycoon, Michael Potel, who live
Asian Trader (uk)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:34

[Canada] The expert witnesses (part 1)

Riordan identifies those experts whose opinions were used to substantiate his decisions, and those whose opinions he found unreliable. Sprinkled among his decisions are a few hoist-on-their-own petard moments, when the judge uses the testimony of defence
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 16, 2015 17:05

[Canada, UK] Managers snub out unease over more tobacco lawsuits

But if BAT lost its appeal, he said it would “set a precedent for court cases across the globe against the tobacco industry” income staple due to an ability to weather fines and litigation, he warned: “If the legal tide has turned, that ability may
FT Adviser (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 09:34


A common perception is that while smokers may use more healthcare services, they die younger. ...Those in Manitoba who ever smoked use significantly more healthcare services and they do so over a considerably long period—into their late 70s and early 80s.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) (ca)
added May 6, 2015 19:34
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