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[Canada] If Big Tobacco sells e-cigarettes, they'll 'recruit a whole new generation' of smokers: Public Health Ontario

"It's desperately difficult for people to give up smoking once they're addicted to nicotine," Dr. Peter Donnelly said. "And my concern is that e-cigarettes and vaping of nicotine-containing mixtures could be a very effective way of recruiting a whole new
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:43
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[Canada] Smoke-free housing options in demand

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit wants to add multi-unit residential buildings to the list of places where smoking is not allowed..."We are advocating for the voluntary transition of multi-unit housing to smoke-free, because there is no way to pre
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 15:51
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[Canada] Woman sentenced for smoking in airplane bathroom

Newman had originally been facing two charges under the Canadian Aviation Regulations, one for smoking in a lavatory and the other alleging she failed to comply with instructions from a cabin crew. Last month, she pleaded guilty to the first of the two c
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Canada] Cancer Society pushes smoking bylaws as Saskatchewan municipal election issue

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is in favour of a ban on smoking in public places, according to a survey done by the Canadian Cancer Society. Fougere wrote in his survey response that his idea of a ban would include e-cigarettes and water pipes, but he didn
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Canada] They sell cigarettes — Now Imperial Tobacco wants to sell e-cigarettes and vaping products, too

hoping the federal government's upcoming legislation to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping products could usher its entry into the booming $235-million market. "There's no doubt that when that's introduced, we will look at what these are, see how we can p
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:22
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[Canada] A leaked document from Imperial Tobacco shows how the Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its affiliate were used as front groups to block health regulations and tobacco taxes.

The document, provided by an anonymous whistleblower, shows how Imperial Tobacco used retailer and other business associations as front groups for their lobbying efforts...Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the National Coalition Against
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 18, 2016 15:49
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[Canada] EMBALLAGE NEUTRE DES CIGARETTES / LES FAUX ARGUMENTS DE L’INDUSTRIE DU TABAC [PLAIN PACKAGING OF CIGARETTES / FALSE TOBACCO INDUSTRY ARGUMENTS]

The tobacco industry and its allies have launched a campaign against the introduction of plain packaging of cigarettes in Canada. We have submitted their arguments to the test of facts.
La Presse (ca)
added Oct 18, 2016 00:22
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco utilise des groupes paravents pour contrer des mesures antitabac [Imperial Tobacco use screens groups to counter tobacco control measures]

uses groups as the Canadian Association of Convenience Stores (ACDA) and its Quebec branch to get its messages to the public and to exert pressure on governments, says an internal document of the tobacco giant. The document that La Presse has obtained,
La Presse (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:24
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[Canada] Five weeks and counting!

There are now only 35 days until the Quebec Court of Appeal hears arguments why it should or should not uphold Justice Riordan's decision that the tobacco industry should pay more than $15 billion in punitive and compensatory damages related to their act
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 15:36
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[Canada] Pot legalization may roll back progress on tobacco, expert fears

“Marijuana is a gateway to tobacco use,” says Jonathan Caulkins of Pittsburgh, Pa.’s Carnegie Mellon University. “There’s a very strong association that people who smoke tobacco are more likely to use marijuana and vice versa. People who are dependent o
GlobalTV (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:09
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