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[Canada] Movies with Smoking Should be 18A

The Huron County Health Unit is supporting a World Health Organization call to leave scenes depicting smoking in movies available to youth on the cutting-room floor. The issue is being raised just ahead of the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles toni
Bayshore Broadcasting Corportion / Radio Owen Sound (ca)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:10
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[Canada] Canadian employer hasn’t hired a smoker in 30 years ‘and I’m proud of it,’ but the policy may be illegal

As Canadian public-health experts explore radical ideas to achieve a tobacco “endgame,” the Montreal-based entrepreneur has for decades struck his own uncompromising blow against cigarettes, refusing to hire anyone who smokes, on the job or in the sancti
National Post (ca)
added Feb 29, 2016 01:31
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[Canada] I vape, therefore I am: How vaping evolved from a smoking-cessation aid into a lifestyle

while public-health experts continue to debate the risks and benefits of such smoking-cessation aids – e-cigarettes, as most people know them – cultural critics have reached a decisive verdict: Vaping is incredibly uncool.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 28, 2016 17:52
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[Canada] Ontario set to increase cigarette prices

An extra levy on cigarettes will raise the price by about $3 for each carton of 200 cigarettes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2016 18:33
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[Canada] Review of ethics investigation into tobacco-litigation contract delayed

Alberta Justice has confirmed a review of a former ethics commissioner’s investigation into how the contract to litigate Alberta's $10-billion tobacco lawsuit was awarded will not be completed until the end of March. Alberta Justice has confirmed a revie
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:58
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[Canada, USA] 2016 Oscars red carpet reality check: Tobacco in movies recruits 1/3 of youth smokers

This year, 84 percent of the movies with smoking nominated in major Oscar categories were youth-rated in BC – whereas just 23 percent of those same films rated for youth audiences in the US. Earlier this the month, the World Health Organization (WHO) rele
Indo-Canadian Voice (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:34
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[Canada, Georgia] Seized Cig Resale May Violate Trademark Rights: Ga. Judge ($$)

granted a Canadian tribal-owned cigarette maker's bid to block the resale of a seized batch of its Seneca brand cigarettes, saying a distributor's peddling of the smokes years past their expiration date could violate the company's trademark rights. Grand
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00
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[Canada] CROWE: Gasping to understand why people smoke outside hospitals

While "ironic" is one way of describing the situation, "outrageous" might be a better word. Why should any patient on their way into a hospital have to be exposed to second-hand smoke?... Give smokers a place of their own. It should have a roof over it.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:49
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers With Depression Have A Higher Motivation To Quit, But More Likely To Relapse

Smokers with depression may be struggling with a Catch-22 — the first option, smoking, harms their health, but when they try and quit, they're more likely to fail, and are more depressed afterward. New research published Thursday in the scientific journa
Medical Daily
added Feb 18, 2016 23:11
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[Canada] Revenue Quebec announces fines, jail time linked to illegal tobacco

Revenue Quebec announced on Thursday that eight people who were found guilty of dealing in contraband tobacco have been fined a total of $1,073,000 that must be paid in 24 months. One of the individuals, Charles Patenaude of St-Césaire, has also been s
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:47
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