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[Canada] Global demand for cigarette graphic warnings grows

Over 100 countries and territories now require cigarette picture health warnings, marking a significant milestone in global public health that will reduce smoking and save lives. The Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) has released a report ranking 205 countr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2016 23:37

[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] 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

Government of Canada moves forward with proposal to ban menthol in tobacco products

Health Canada announced today a proposed Order that would amend the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps and most cigars sold on the Canadian market. In May 2016, Health Canada concluded a 30-day consultation period with sta
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 22:22

[Canada] Council taking a new look at smoking ban bylaw

Timmins could find out next week whether the city can or cannot expand the jurisdiction of its anti-smoking bylaw to an area beyond three meters of a public doorway. Earlier this year, city council was approached jointly by the Porcupine Health Unit and
Timmins (ONT) Daily Press (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:51

[Canada] Nunavut smoking rates high, but tobacco law enforcement low

Twelve years into implementation, no fines have been levied under Nunavut’s Tobacco Control Act for smoking within prohibited areas despite the territory remaining the highest per capita smoking jurisdiction in Canada. That’s according to Health Ministe
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:42

[Canada] MARTIAL: Sounding the alarm

In Canada, the vapor industry is facing both federal and provincial governments, intent on overregulating their products and activities. It is worth noting at the outset that Canadian governments have a low tolerance for accountability. Public consultati
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 5, 2016 23:34

[Canada] Gateway Cigar Store blows away Ontario tobacco ban

Although Ontario has banned the sale of tobacco on university campuses, apparently not everyone has gotten the message. The Gateway Cigar Store at Keele campus continues to sell cigarettes under the counter for cash only. When confronted, store staff re
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:58

[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

[Canada] PMI asks the Supreme Court to "guide" provincial courts towards disclosing medical records

an Ontario case manager exhorted the provincial governments who have launched cost-recovery lawsuits against the tobacco companies to pool efforts... But what should happen when provincial courts make opposing decisions on similar issues? That is the ch
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:57
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