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[Canada] Big Tobacco invests in Canadian marijuana, leaving B.C.'s craft-cannabis producers uneasy

A midsize U.S. company has bought majority stakes in two Canadian businesses to prepare for the medicinal-marijuana trade, marking the entry of the tobacco industry into legal pot here... Alliance One International, a tobacco company headquartered in Nor
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 06:46
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society applauds strengthened Federal Tobacco Control Strategy, higher tobacco taxes in federal budget

The strengthening of the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy with an ongoing investment of $18 million per year announced in today's federal budget was applauded by the Canadian Cancer Society. The CCS also applauded the small tobacco tax increase of $1.00
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 02:45
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01
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[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44
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Canada's Alberta sets out rules for recreational pot shops

recreational marijuana will be sold in licensed private retail stores to be overseen by a government regulator...Marijuana cannot be consumed or openly displayed in retail stores, and the drug will not be available in loose form, the government said.
Reuters
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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[Canada] Health Minister open to further restricting e-cigarette ads

Taylor says she’s “open” to amending the government’s tobacco reform bill so that it clamps down harder on advertising for e-cigarettes and vape products, banning any kind of “lifestyle” advertisement. “I share some of the concerns expressed by the Quebe
iPolitics (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 21:58
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[Canada] Trial set for two Cape Breton men on tobacco offences

Charles P. Comer, 42, of Second Street, Donkin, and Francis John MacDonald, 50, of Hillside Avenue, Glace Bay, are jointly charged with possession of tobacco with no tax paid, possession of tobacco with no prescribed excise markings, possession of tobacc
Cape Breton (NS) Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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[Canada] TURCOTTE: This product is less harmful than smoking, but we can't tell smokers

The Canadian government should allow adult tobacco consumers to receive accurate information about the relative risks of different tobacco products under an established, science-based regulatory framework. The House of Commons has scheduled committee hear
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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Kenneth Knight vs. Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. Class Action Lawsuit Certified to Proceed

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class action for consumers who purchased "light" and "mild" cigarettes from the Defendant between May 9, 1997 and July 31, 2007. The representative plaintiff is Kenneth Knight. The law firm represen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 20:56
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[Canada] Bus drivers hope for smoking ban bylaw

A delegation representing the drivers appeared before Vernon council Tuesday to ask the city to create a bylaw similar to Lake Country, where smoking in any public space, park, common area, and within 7.5 metres of any transit stop, outdoor customer serv
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:05
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