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[Canada] Businesses could soon be on hook for cigarette-butt cleanup

New rules requiring business owners to pick up cigarette butts outside their establishments took a step closer to reality Wednesday. The City’s Licensing and Standards Committee voted to change the bylaws around clearing litter from boulevards, sidewalks
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:30

PICARD: Canada should adopt plain packaging rules despite what Big Tobacco says

In recent days, Canada’s tobacco industry has launched a massive advertising campaign – including a full page ad in The Globe and Mail – attacking the federal government’s plan to introduce plain packaging rules for cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51

[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: Finally, some truth in advertising from the tobacco industry

The ad may have been intended to argue against plain packaging, but by loading a cigarette pack with 20 bullets, the company has inadvertently reminded Canadians that the product it sells is actually a deadly weapon – a smoking gun, by an unconscionable
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 21, 2016 15:47

[Canada] INVITATION – Press conference: Plain and standardized tobacco packaging: The Honourable Nicola Roxon to share Australian experience (PDF)

As Health Minister, Ms. Roxon introduced the first plain and standardized tobacco packaging legislation in the world and in her capacity as Attorney-General successfully defended the industry’s challenge to the law before Australia's High Court.
Coalition Quebecoise pour le Controle du Tabac (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50

[Canada] P.E.I. flavoured tobacco ban to come into effect May 1, 2017

The P.E.I. government has approved a ban on the sale of flavoured tobacco products to come into effect May 1, 2017. The new provincial regulations would ban the sale of any tobacco products which contain any additive meant to give the product the aroma o
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 21, 2016 02:33


BRANDS AREN’T AT FAULT, STOP BLAMING THEM / IS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TAKING CIVIL LIBERTIES? In a free, democratic society, everyone should have the same freedoms, the same choices, and an expectation that the federal government will act on evidence. Y
Both Sides of the Argument (JTI-MacDonald) (ca)
added Sep 19, 2016 14:44

[Canada] JTI-Macdonald Corp. launches campaign to show that Plain packaging doesn’t work and will help organized crime

Plain packaging will increase unregulated and untested illegal tobacco, fuelling organized crime and massive loss of tax revenue / Nine out of ten Canadians had either never even heard of the public consultation or couldn’t explain what it was about.
JTI-Macdonald Corp. (ca)
added Sep 19, 2016 14:42

[Canada] Illegal tobacco irks store owners

A study released by the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association found 20 per cent of almost 4,000 cigarette butts collected and analyzed in June from across the province were illegal. The study was conducted by Montreal-based research firm NIRIC Analytic
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Sep 16, 2016 17:35

[Australia, Canada] JTI-Macdonald Corp. Launches Campaign to Show That Plain Packaging Doesn’t Work and Will Help Organized Crime

On the heels of the federal government’s consultation on plain packaging for tobacco products, JTI-Macdonald Corp. has launched an awareness campaign... Plain packaging will increase unregulated and untested illegal tobacco, fuelling organized crime and m
Business Wire
added Sep 16, 2016 17:21

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society says e-cigarette rates for Sask. teens a 'wake-up call'

8.2 per cent of teens surveyed said they had tried e-cigarettes, compared to 5.7 per cent nationally. 'It's new, it's electronic, it's cool:' e-cigarette use by Canadian teens climbs, worry doctors The Canadian Cancer Society hopes new numbers from Healt
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 16, 2016 17:00
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