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[Canada, USA] Video: Sweanor and Kovacevic discuss vapor

Watch David Sweanor, adjunct professor of law at the University of Ottawa, speak with Patricia Kovacevic, general counsel and chief compliance officer at Nicopure Labs, about the vaping industry and Canadian law versus U.S. law.
Tobacco Reporter
added Feb 2, 2017 19:43
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Health Canada and Canadian Cancer Society launch renewed Break It Off campaign

The Break It Off campaign encourages young adult smokers to “break off” their bad relationship with smoking and stay smoke-free. The Break It Off website has tools and resources that will help young adults work through the various stages of breaking up w
Government of Canada (ca)
added Feb 3, 2017 01:53
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[Canada] City considers changes to smoke-free playgrounds bylaw

City of Grande Prairie administrators have crafted the latest revision to the Smoke-Free Playgrounds and Athletics Fields Bylaw by including recreational facilities in the ordinance. “It’s an amendment to an existing bylaw that was already in place fo
Grand Prairie (Alb) Daily Herald-Tribune
added Jan 31, 2017 17:18
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[Canada] Age of purchase debate heats up

B.C. government may soon be looking at the possibility of increasing the tobacco purchase age in that province from 19 to 21, according to published reports. Whether Alberta’s NDP government will be making a similar move remains to be seen....should Alber
Innisfail (AB) Province (ca)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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[Canada] New Brunswick Medical Records will not be disclosed.

Supreme Court of Canada decided that it would not review the decisions New Brunswick courts to refuse the tobacco industry defendants in the government's cost recovery suits to get access to the medical records of that province's citizens.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 29, 2017 14:22
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[Canada] Judgments in Appeal and Leave Applications

The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (Vancouver), Number CA041813, 2015 BCCA 172, dated April 23, 2015, heard on October 11, 2016, is dismissed. The parties have agreed that they will bear their own costs.
Supreme Court of Canada (ca)
added Jan 30, 2017 21:19
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Canada: Work Refusal Due To Second-Hand Smoke Was Not Properly Investigated: Arbitrator

A correctional officer with sinusitis and sensitivity to second-hand smoke was entitled to have her work refusal investigated by prison management, an arbitrator has decided. Although the prison was a non-smoking facility, prisoners would smuggle in con
Mondaq
added Jan 25, 2017 18:21
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[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57
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[Canada] Chris Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem a lesson for getting marijuana legalization right

“After all,” it observed, “our society is still working out issues related to the regulation of … tobacco.” That’s certainly true in Ontario. On Monday, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released its latest read on the market: pr
National Post (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:12
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[Canada] More than half of Northerners reported buying illegal cigarettes - study

The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco commissioned research that tracked the cigarette-buying habits of people in Ontario. The study found 32 per cent of respondents purchased contraband cigarettes, a figure that the coalition says is the hig
Canadian Press
added Jan 25, 2017 01:04
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