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[Canada] Quebec Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

On June 6, 2017, based on an investigation by the Cornwall Regional Task Force, a vehicle was searched under the Excise Act, 2001. The search revealed 872,000 grams of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[Canada] City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks

A city committee thinks Edmontonians should be allowed to smoke cannabis in outside public places like parks and sidewalks — as part of the new bylaw governing cannabis use. On Wednesday, the city's community and public services committee agreed to thos
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:02
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[Canada] Health Unit recognizes six tobacco-free champions for 2018

The six winners of the 2018 Tobacco-Free Champion awards have contributed on two important fronts – helping people quit smoking and increasing the number of smoke-free condos and apartment options available in the region.
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 23:09
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[Canada] GLANTZ: More evidence that cigs are bringing low risk kids into the nicotine addiction/cigarette market; Canadian govt needs to close the ecig advertising

This longitudinal study followed Canadian high school students for two years and found that never cigarette smoking kids who used e-cigarettes at baseline were much more likely to be smoking cigarettes two years later. Most important, the gateway effect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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Canada's Tobacco Strategy

This new strategy notes that tobacco use is not equally spread across the population. It is often linked to other health and social inequities. Along with our partners we will reach out to groups of Canadians with higher rates of tobacco use. These incl
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:06
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[Canada] New tobacco strategy will need more funding to reach five per cent target, say observers

Despite serious funding cuts, Ottawa's tobacco control strategy was successful in cutting the number of Canadians who smoke from 25 per cent in 2001 to 15 per cent today. Now, the goal is slashing another 10 per cent by 2035, which experts say will requi
Hill Times (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:48
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[Canada] Edmonton councillors to consider long list of no-toke zones

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon, Edmonton city council is considering how to regulate the drug in public places. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press) City councillors are grappling with where, when and how people use recreationa
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:26
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Overview of Canada’s Tobacco Strategy

we also recognize that more needs to be done. Canada’s Tobacco Strategy represents a shift towards a more comprehensive and integrated approach to addressing tobacco use. The Strategy will feature broad, population-based approaches needed to achieve the
Canada.ca (ca)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:05
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[Canada] From smokes to vapes

Using World No Tobacco Day as a backdrop, Imperial Tobacco officially unveiled a vaping product... At a product launch in Toronto, the subsidiary of British American Tobacco introduced Vype, a fillable e-cigarette that produces an inhalable aerosol that
Canadian Press
added Jun 4, 2018 20:50
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[Canada] Tobacco Still Number One Cause Of Preventable Death In NL: ACT

That’s according to the Alliance for the Control of Tobacco which says 17 per cent of deaths in Newfoundland and Labrador are related tobacco use. That translates to 14-16 people every week and two people dying from tobacco use every day. This is World
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:47
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