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[Canada] Terry Fox's father Rolland has lung cancer

Terry Fox devoted his life to raising money for cancer research and now his father has been diagnosed...The family notes that lung cancer claims the lives of more Canadians than any other form of cancer, but because of the smoking stigma it is often negle
Canadian Press
added Feb 8, 2016 16:02
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[Canada] Terry Fox's father, Rolland Fox, diagnosed with lung cancer

The family made the announcement Tuesday in a statement on the Terry Fox Foundation website.... Rolly Fox will turn 81 in March. The post states he started smoking at age 19 but quit 30 years ago.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:01
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[Canada] New resources to combat contraband tobacco sales

Paying less than $20 for a carton of cigarettes might sound tempting, but unless those smokes are for the intended consumer, hefty fines could follow. Smoke shops across First Nation communities in Ontario legally sell tobacco products that are both ex
Chatham (Ont) Daily News (ca)
added Jan 26, 2016 22:52
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[Canada] Ontario Creating New Enforcement Team to Combat Contraband Tobacco Province Strengthening Enforcement and Collaboration

Located within the OPP's Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, the new team will be dedicated to investigating the smuggling and trafficking of contraband tobacco and will work closely with local, provincial, national and international enforcement agencies
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:05
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[Canada] Convenience Stores Applaud Creation of New Enforcement Team to Fight Contraband Tobacco

"The Ontario Convenience Store Association (OCSA) is pleased that Correctional Services Minister Yasir Naqvi and Finance Minister Charles Sousa are taking steps to address contraband tobacco with the creation of this task force," said OCSA CEO Dave Bryan
MarketWired
added Jan 26, 2016 22:54
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[Canada] In 2016, go smoke-free: Celebrating National Non-Smoking Week

“Starting in 2016, it has never been easier to choose to quit. People who want to quit can now walk into any community pharmacy in the province to access free nicotine replacement therapy products. Our program now also has more product choices – people t
Government of British Columbia (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 21:50
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[Canada] VIDEO: Debate on hiring smokers to work in healthcare

healthcare professionals held a debate over whether smokers should be hired to work in a healthcare setting. Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute was the moderator at the debate. Dr. Pipe said while this debate was being done as a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05
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[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates want to force 'end game' in war against tobacco

"The federal government has basically withdrawn from tobacco control in many ways," said Melodie Tilson, policy director at the National Non-Smokers' Rights Association. "There have been virtually no new tobacco control initiatives coming out of the fede
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:29
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[Canada] Judicial Comity and a Tight Deadline

With similar litigation efforts against the tobacco companies underway by 10 provinces, the defendant companies find themselves with multiple opportunities to attempt ways to avoid (or defer) their day of reckoning. There is nothing to stop them raising
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:04
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[Canada] Heart Institute's 'Ottawa Model' to stop smoking taking off worldwide

In 2002, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute created the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation — a program that helps people quit smoking by changing how doctors approach the issue. "Our immediate goal is not to help smokers quit — it's actually to he
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 14:32
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