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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Warnings on US cigarette packs not as effective as those in other countries

Cigarette smoke contains more than 9,000 chemicals, including more than 60 carcinogens...But, when asked, adults in the U.S. can name only a few, such as tar and nicotine. How can we ensure that more smokers are aware of the risks? My team’s research sugg
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:26
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[USA] Does Adding Information on Toxic Constituents to Cigarette Pack Warnings Increase Smokers’ Perceptions About the Health Risks of Smoking? A Longitudinal Study in Australia, Canada, Mexico, and the United States [FREE FULL TEXT]

results suggest that information about toxic constituents on prominent HWLs not only increases smoker’s knowledge of toxic constituents, but that it may also reinforce the effects of HWL messages about specific, smoking-related health outcomes.
Health Education & Behavior
added Jul 19, 2017 14:24
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[Canada] California AG Sues Canadian Tobacco Company For Illegal Cigarette Sales ($$)

on July 7 filed suit against a Canadian tobacco company in California state court, claiming that the company illegally sold cigarettes in California and broke other state laws (People of the State of California v. Grand River Enterprises Six Nations LTD,
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 18, 2017 03:15
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[Canada, USA] GRE suing federal government

In an ironic twist, the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers. The lawsuit, filed in the Ontario Court of Appeal at the e
Brantford (Ont) Expositor (ca)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:08
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[Canada] No smoking on sidewalks, roads or parking lots at Regina's Evraz Place

The Regina Exhibition Association Limited, which operates Evraz Place — home to the new Mosiac Stadium and the Brandt Centre — consulted with the city about the new outdoor smoking ban, which takes effect Saturday, Shalyn Kivela, a spokesperson for the a
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:57
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[Canada] ‘No Smoking’: New rules in Regina take effect Saturday

Friday is the final day smokers can light up on Regina patios. Smoking or vaping on restaurant and bar patios, city-owned parks, playgrounds and sports fields will be banned as of Saturday, July 15. “This is going to protect people from second hand smo
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:01
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[Canada] First Nations cigarette maker suing the feds for billions

the biggest manufacturer of Native cigarettes in Canada is suing the federal government for $3 billion for failing to stop the proliferation of contraband tobacco producers...accuses the Attorney General of Canada of “malfeasance in public office, neglige
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 16, 2017 00:47
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[Canada] Vaping rules, yes; plain packaging, no: Big Tobacco

Bill S-5, currently in the second reading in the House of Commons, would establish federal regulations for the production, sale, branding and marketing of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Canada. It would also require that traditional cigarette packs adopt “p
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Warnings before fines as Regina looks to ease smokers into new bylaw

Regina's new bylaw prohibiting smoking and vaping on patios and some other outdoor areas comes into effect Saturday, but it won't be enforced with an iron fist — at least, not to begin with. The city says initial enforcement efforts will focus on volunta
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 15, 2017 02:58
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[Canada] Canadian tobacco company charged for illegal selling in California

A lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE) was filed by California Attorney General for illegal selling on Thursday. The company violates the California laws regarding tobacco sales, and sells the product
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 15, 2017 22:34
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