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[Canada] Australia wins landmark tobacco packaging ruling at World Trade Organization

Ruling effectively gives a green light for other countries such as Canada to roll out similar laws
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 29, 2018 02:00
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[Canada] With tobacco and candy, North America counts its homeless

Vancouver’s 500 trained volunteers ask 17 questions as they cover 200 routes through the city, doling out tokens of appreciation: candy as well as tobacco ties, a small cloth pouch filled with tobacco that indigenous Canadians use for prayers. Forty perc
Reuters
added Jul 3, 2018 15:54
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[Canada] Philip Morris International Makes Another Step towards a Smoke-Free Future Through Partnership with Physician-Founded Start-up

Parallax Development Corp. (“Parallax”) and Philip Morris International (“PMI”) will join forces to develop innovations in alternative nicotine-delivery platforms. / Parallax is a start-up co-founded by two leading Canadian pulmonary physicians focused o
Business Wire
added Jun 29, 2018 22:18
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[Canada] Guelph landlord makes its buildings smoke-free:New policy applies to recreational pot smoke

Tenants of Guelph’s Skyline apartment buildings will have limited options if they want to smoke pot when recreational cannabis becomes legal in October. Skyline Living, which owns 169 residential properties across the province, including many in Guelph,
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:44
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[Canada] Ban on smoking legal pot on public streets looms in Penticton

The City of Penticton’s planning manager will recommend to city council next week that it should ban smoking or vaping of cannabis in all public spaces when recreational marijuana becomes legal on Oct. 17. Planning manager Blake Laven says the framewor
Global News (ca)
added Jun 28, 2018 21:41
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Cost of substance use in Canada tops $38 billion, with booze and tobacco on top

their study concluded that two-thirds of substance use costs are associated with alcohol and tobacco. It found the four substances related to the largest costs are alcohol at $14.6 billion, tobacco at $12 billion, opioids at $3.5 billion and marijuana at
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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[Canada] No logos: Tobacco firms under tight timeline to adopt plain packaging

The new federal regulations are poised to take effect within the next year, pending the outcome of further consultations — a timeline tobacco companies are already calling "unrealistic" and an "extreme measure" that will simply bolster the supply of cont
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:14
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products'
Canadian Press
added Jun 26, 2018 21:12
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[Canada] Plenty of second-hand smoke still in so called non-smoking seniors’ apartments in P.E.I.

Clearing the air of cigarette smoke in government subsidized senior buildings is a slow process, says a housing official. Chris Reeves, provincial coordinator for housing with the Department of Family and Human Services, says 41 such buildings are desig
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Jun 26, 2018 14:52
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