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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society tells teens to think twice about vaping

“We’re not going against the e-cigarette (vape) as a way to potentially help somebody quit smoking,” said Lyz Gilgunn, the society’s health promotion coordinator. “If it helps somebody quit smoking, then it’s far preferred. Our main message is we don’t w
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Jun 24, 2016 10:49
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[Canada] What's the key to quitting smoking? KEEP TRYING! Average smoker takes 30 attempts to kick the habit

'For so long we've been talking about five to seven attempts to quit. 'For us (the numbers) were a lot higher.'.. When the study began in 2005, participants reported how many times they recalled ever making a serious attempt to quit smoking, and at eac
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 21:20
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[Canada] Time to quit using word ‘habit’ for smoking on P.E.I.

the University of Ottawa professor is hoping that physicians, health-care providers and the general public begin refraining from using the word in the same sentence as smoking altogether. “(Using the word habit) immediately reveals a failure to understan
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jun 24, 2016 10:56
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[Canada] Smokers may try to quit 30 times before it sticks

Though conventional wisdom says it takes five to seven attempts for most smokers to quit, those estimates may be very low, a recent study suggests. Based on data for more than 1,200 adult smokers in Canada, the real average number of quit attempts before
Reuters
added Jun 23, 2016 21:15
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[Canada] R. v. Pourlotfali, 2016 ONCA 490 (CanLII)

even if the respondent believed the shopper was 19, it was not sufficient that she held this belief after asking for and examining identification that showed she was under age. The respondent’s “human error” did not afford her a defence as it was not a be
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jun 27, 2016 14:02
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[Canada] Owner, employee of First Nations smoke shop fined

Craig Blacksmith, the shop's owner, and Tammy Walters, an employee, were convicted on Thursday... Blacksmith has been a well-known supporter of smoke shops that sell contraband cigarettes run by Dakota people as a means of highlighting social and economi
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:43
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[Canada] TWO INDIVIDUALS ASSESSED MORE THAN $2 MILLION IN FINES, PENALTIES FOR POSSESSION, SALE OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO

Craig Blacksmith, the owner of asmoke shop at Dakota Plains First Nation and Tammy Walters, a shop employee, were fined on a number of charges stemming from a 2014 seizureby the RCMP and provincial taxation investigatorsof 951,225 non-Manitoba marked cig
Manitoba Government (ca)
added Jun 21, 2016 16:28
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[Canada] Manitoba First Nation smoke shop owner, staffer fined $2M

Both were accused of possessing and selling non-Manitoba marked cigarettes and snuff at the shop, located southwest of Portage la Prairie, Man... It's not the first time Blacksmith has defied provincial authorities on the issue of tobacco sales. In 2012
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:39
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[Canada] Vaping: It's not just for quitting smoking anymore

About half of the customers some Winnipeg vape shops see don't fall in the 'quitting smoking' category, but belong to a new, trendy hobbyist vaping movement.
Metro (ca)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:03
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[Canada] Police seize close to 1,950kg of contraband tobacco near St. Lawrence River

strewn on the shore of the St. Lawrence River but have yet to find who is responsible for dumping it there. The Cornwall Regional Task Force, which monitors the border, says it found the tobacco on June 2 after spotting two boats travelling east along the
Canadian Press
added Jun 17, 2016 02:24
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