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Smoking cost Canada more than $16B in 2012

estimated $16.2 billion in direct and indirect expenses in 2012, according to a new report from the Conference Board of Canada. Those expenses included the direct cost of providing health care for the illnesses caused by smoking, as well as the indirect c
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:06
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Council makes right call on smoking ban

Keremeos council made the right decision to ban all smoking in public parks.
Keremeos (BC) Review (ca)
added Oct 16, 2017 05:49
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[Canada] Tax hike on Ontario smokes a boon for black market

Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report...calls for huge tax increases on smokes...“When you talk about taxation specifically, these groups are putting their head in the sand, they’re not recognizing that there is a contraband problem in the province,” sa
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 09:13
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[Canada] Ontario urged to impose sky-high taxes on smokes

A new anti-tobacco strategy calls for sky-high increases in taxes, a forced reduction in tobacco retailers, a minimum purchase age of 21 and a ban on all smoking displays, including vaping paraphernalia. The Smoke-Free Ontario Modernization report relea
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 14, 2017 16:10
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[Canada] SIDELINED Big Tobacco claims the government is playing favourites with cannabis companies

obacco firms are certainly peeved by the way the government is going about the legalization process. “We do not understand why the same principle, of a low tax for marijuana, is not being applied to tobacco,” said Jorge Araya, President and CEO of Imperi
Vice.com
added Oct 14, 2017 08:49
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[Canada] HITCHCOCK: McMaster University smoking ban worthy of a totalitarian regime

In a free society, however, adults should be able to make those decisions for themselves. People smoke for many reasons. A smoker of my acquaintance once called tobacco a "soothing stimulant". There is real pleasure, for some, in smoking. Smoking tobacco
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Oct 13, 2017 20:36
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[Canada] Package size matters: tobacco packaging, retail merchandising and its influence on trial and impulse sales

most of consumer purchase is on impulse—decided at the point-of-sale’. Given such dynamics, BAT indicated that ‘it becomes clear that merchandising materials must have high positive impact at point of sales, to draw consumer attention and generate the des
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2017 22:27
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[Canada, Japan] Heat-not-burn tobacco: The emerging smoking trend that has experts worried

Heat-not-burn products exist in Canada now, but the popularity is just beginning to grow, says Dr. Matthew Stanbrook, a specialist in respirology at Toronto Western Hospital. “It’s in the midst of gaining popularity but it’s still fairly low-key,” he sa
Global News (ca)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:40
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[Canada] Tobacco legislation implementation demanded by health organizations

Health groups want to see the full implementation of tobacco legislation passed in 2013 as the cannabis framework is rolled out by the province.
Lacombe Globe (ca)
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[Canada] Smoking Is A Leading Cause Of Fatal Residential Fires In CK

Fire Prevention Week runs until Saturday in Chatham-Kent ...the health unit’s goal during this week-long campaign is encourage more smoke-free homes and multi-unit buildings. According to a news release, smoking is a leading cause of fatal residential fir
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:05
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