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[Canada] Trevor Hancock: Don’t overlook tobacco-addiction epidemic

Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:18

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Keeping smoking affordable in higher tax environments via smoking thinner roll-your-own cigarettes: Findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey 2006–15

Taxation of RYO should increase considerably in the UK and Australia so that RYO and FM cigarettes are taxed equivalently to reduce RYO attractiveness and inequalities. Other measures to reduce the price differentials, including taxing RYO solely on weig
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Dec 7, 2018 12:27

[Canada] Couche-Tard ‘optimistic’ about alternative tobacco products, Juul pods

“Couche-Tard is focused on making sure we’re not part of the problem, so we’ve gone back and revisited our processes and practices around making sure that we don’t sell to underaged consumers, whether that be alcohol, tobacco or anything else,” Hannasch
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 28, 2018 22:25

[Canada] Annual Report on Compliance and Enforcement Activities (Tobacco Control), 2014–2015

Statistics Canada (ca)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:12

'Troubling signs': Health Canada to review tobacco strategy as smoking rate spikes

Health Canada is asking contractors to prepare a report on the "value for money" of the longstanding, multi-million-dollar program that has sought to reduce the number of smokers in this country. The review would look back at how well the Federal Tobacco
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:01

[Canada] Turning Point Brands Makes Strategic Investment in Canadian American Standard Hemp Inc.

an industry leading marketer of Other Tobacco Products (“OTP”), announced that it has acquired a minority stake in Canadian American Standard Hemp Inc. (“CASH”). The deal will give TPB 19.99% ownership of CASH. “Combining CASH’s expertise with our infras
Business Wire
added Nov 27, 2018 21:58

[Canada] Website clears the air, gathers complaints about workplace smoking violations

A revamped government website aims to answer questions about new workplace smoking rules and provide a place where people can complain about non-compliance where they work.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 26, 2018 05:09

[Canada] Jack Knox: Hodgepodge of cannabis rules going up in smoke

The counter-argument is that while drinkers may go to a bar for a beer, there’s no equivalent for marijuana. B.C. doesn’t allow smoking lounges. Rules meant to protect bar staff and other workers from secondhand smoke prevent customers from lighting up.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 24, 2018 23:05

[Canada, USA] Smoking Cessation: More than Just Lip Service

Canadian and U.S. lung cancer specialists share how they built and launched successful quit-smoking programs / In 2012, CCO implemented a "Framework for Smoking Cessation" at 14 regional centers. "This framework included the '5As- -- asking about whethe
MedPage Today
added Nov 24, 2018 15:39

[Canada] SWEANOR/CROWLEY: It's time for the government to stop withholding the truth from smokers

the federal government, in section 20.1 of the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act that came into force on Nov. 19, has made it illegal for a tobacco company to tell the truth about the relative risks of different tobacco products. That is a marvellous idea i
National Post (ca)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:38
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