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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco, 2 smoke shops launch suit against province

Imperial Tobacco Canada and two New Brunswick businesses are suing the provincial government over a ban on selling menthol cigarettes...Steven Vasseur, the owner of Keating's Speciality and Convenience Inc. in Moncton, and Wajid Mohamad, the operator of
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 30, 2016 14:32
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[Canada] Quinte landlords group declares war on smokers

Fed up with the damage caused by some tenants smoking in their units, members of the Quinte Landlords Association brought in the Public Health Unit to educate them on how to outlaw smoking in their buildings. Health Promoter Rebecca Mathers-Phillips fro
County Live (Bloomfield, ON) (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 23:18
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[Canada] Time to view e-cigarettes as a harm-reduction, not health risk: prof

If we can give people nicotine without the smoke we largely solve the health problem,” said David Sweanor, a professor of law at the University of Ottawa. Sweanor has worked in the tobacco control field since the 1980s and views e-cigarettes as an evolut
Metro (ca)
added Mar 27, 2016 21:18
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Imperial Tobacco Canada launches legal challenge of NB menthol tobacco ban

“By prohibiting the sale of methol cigarettes, the Government of New Brunswick has stepped beyond its legislative authority, which leaves us with no other choice than to bring this matter before the courts,” said Tamara Gitto, Vice President, Legal and E
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11
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Imperial Tobacco Canada files legal challenge against New Brunswick menthol ban

"By prohibiting the sale of menthol cigarettes, the Government of New Brunswick has stepped beyond its legislative authority, which leaves us with no other choice than to bring this matter before the courts," said Tamara Gitto, Vice President, Legal and
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 24, 2016 16:30
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[Canada] Robert Ross Parker Jr.

Aged 73, passed away peacefully in Ajijic, Mexico after prolonged health issues...Skill at lobbying propelled him to his own government consulting firm 'The Rothwell Group', representing the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers' Council
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 28, 2016 14:17
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[Canada] FROM: Ontario's anti-vaping law misguided, illegal

The Making Healthier Choices Act — true Orwellian doublespeak — treats vaping as if it was as harmful as smoking. This imaginative warping of the facts requires the province to ignore the growing scientific evidence that whether inhaled directly or secon
Windsor (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:08
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[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigarette explosions can cause devastating injuries, doctors warn

McGrath told CTV Kitchener he had heard about exploding e-cigarettes, but had always thought they were “urban legends” -- until he experienced one himself. What was most baffling about the incident, he said, was that the vapourizer showed no signs it was
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:23
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[Canada, Ghana] Customs Destroy Unwholesome Cigarettes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), on Wednesday, destroyed 3,500 boxes of cigarettes, which did not meet market and health standards of the country. The products, which were imported by Mr Peter Kofi Asuamah of Attakora Worldtr
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:15
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[Canada] Province driving smokers to contraband cigarettes, says group

Convenience store owners say the Gallant government is sending mixed messages by cracking down on contraband tobacco, while also driving up the cost of legal cigarettes with tax increases. A lobbying campaign by the National Coalition Against Contraband
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 15:54
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