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[Canada] ARAYA: Ottawa’s out to beat the black market on marijuana. Why not tobacco, too?

Jorge Araya: There is a glaring inconsistency in the government’s approach to marijuana and tobacco... While the government is rightly concerned with ensuring the competitiveness of the legal marijuana industry, its tobacco control policies provide advant
Financial Post (ca)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:23
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[Canada] PICARD: Legal marijuana: health ministers should be better prepared

it says the rules for where cannabis can be smoked will be the same as for cigarettes or e-cigarettes, and is considering licensing cannabis lounges. Ontario, for its part, says cannabis can only be smoked in private residences. What Ottawa should be doi
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 25, 2017 13:40
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[Canada] It’s Time to Protect All Alberta Workers From Secondhand Smoke on the Job

A coalition of prominent health organizations is urging the Alberta government to protect all workers from secondhand smoke on the job. The call for uniform protection comes as the Alberta government concludes its review of the occupational health and s
GlobeNewswire
added Oct 25, 2017 00:11
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[Canada] Bylaw’s top boss says hookah ban having little impact

There have been 70 charges laid under the city’s newly-minted ban on hookah and shisha cafés, the city’s community and protective services committee heard on Oct. 19. Hookah pipes have been illegal in workplaces and enclosed patios since last December.
Ottawa (ON) Community News (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 22:39
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[Canada, Netherlands] Calls for new European method to measure cigarette harm

Rijn supports the Canadian Intense Method, which mimics smokers’ actions in squeezing cigarettes with their fingers and lips to assess the harmful substances really getting through. He has asked the RIVM public health body to investigate the difference i
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:21
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco: New organization leading fight against growing trade in illegal cigarettes

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] When Will There Be an Ontario Illegal Tobacco Enforcement Summit?

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco highlighted the hypocrisy evident in Ontario's Cannabis Legalization Enforcement Summit...to prepare for the legalisation of cannabis while calls for a similar approach to the province's booming contraband tob
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] Sharp Hill fire near Airdrie, Alta., caused by smoker, high winds

A fire southeast of Airdrie that swept through the Sharp Hill community Tuesday afternoon was caused by the "improper disposal of smoking material" and made worse by strong winds, fire officials said Thursday. The origin of the blaze was a grassy area n
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:14
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CROWLEY: Canada's 'abstinence only' approach to smoking tobacco isn't helping

Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] Ontario should raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, tax them higher: report

Ontario should raise taxes on cigarettes, ban anyone under 21 from buying them and impose a levy on tobacco companies, a government-commissioned report is recommending. The report suggests ways to reduce the percentage of Ontarians who smoke from 17 per
Canadian Press
added Oct 19, 2017 20:40
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