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[Canada] O’RIORDAN: Taxing tobacco and cannabis: history learned – or forgotten?

Smoking prevalence did not decrease by anywhere near the reduction in legal tobacco sales. The huge price increase created a profit incentive for smugglers of contraband tobacco. Many smokers switched to much lower-priced contraband. In 1994, Statistics C
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:46
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: First Nations’ chief taxman wants control of the pot tax

there are more than 20 pot dispensaries and at least 30 smoke shacks selling cheap cigarettes. The population of Tyendinaga is 2,124. Do the math. At the Six Nations Mohawk Territory, however, the largest First Nations reserve in Canada with a populati
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:45
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[Canada] Ottawa Public Health's proposal to ban balcony pot smoking ignites debate

Should condo owners and tenants be allowed to smoke pot in their homes and on their balconies? Ottawa Public Health’s newly released position paper has ignited debate on those questions, and set the scene for a confrontation between pot smokers who wan
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:50
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Disentangling the roles of point-of-sale ban, tobacco retailer density and proximity on cessation and relapse among a cohort of smokers: findings from ITC Canada Survey

Conclusions Banning POS retail displays shows promise as an additional tool to prevent relapse, although these results need to be confirmed in larger longitudinal studies.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 8, 2018 23:26
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[Canada] A menthol cigarette ban may influence smokers to quit

One month after Ontario fully banned menthol in cigarettes, twice as many menthol smokers attempted to quit compared to how many had predicted they would do so in the months leading up to the ban, according to a small study in the Canadian province. Of
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 18:54
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[Canada] Will the Hampstead smoking ban do more harm than good?

“As a health group, we’ve worked for decades to try and control tobacco use inside public areas and in the workplace,” said François Damphousse of the Non-Smokers Rights Association. “We want people to smoke outside, not inside. “This kind of initiative
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[Canada] Ottawa health unit pot proposals attacked by Colorado critic

Ottawa Public Health is recommending a provincial ban on cannabis smoking and vaping in condos, apartments and even cannabis lounges, a move some critics say would simply drive people to break the law.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:48
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[Canada] Ban Menthols to Help Some Smokers Quit

After the Canadian province of Ontario banned menthol cigarettes, many smokers responded by trying to kick the habit, a new study finds. Some experts suspect such a ban might help cut down smoking in the United States, too. The Ontario ban was implemen
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 8, 2018 17:21
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[Canada] Quebec town's plan to ban public smoking could do more harm than good: advocate

Francois Damphousse says the law will force more people to smoke indoors, which is much more damaging to the health of those around them. “We have been working for decades to try to control smoking indoors, and we want people to go smoke outdoors, and n
Canadian Press
added Mar 8, 2018 01:13
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[Canada] Ban smoking, including pot, in apartments and condos: OPH

As the Province of Ontario prepares for the incoming legalization of recreational cannabis, Ottawa Public Health is recommending even stronger regulations than what the Liberal government is considering. In a submission to the Provincial government, whi
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 8, 2018 01:10
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