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[Canada] Smoke’s negative effects should guide marijuana and tobacco policy

Canada has a chance to get it right from the beginning with marijuana, gaining the benefits of legalization while minimizing potential harms. At the same time, it has the opportunity to recognize that tobacco users are ill-served by an approach that overl
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:19

[Canada] Three cigarette companies in court appealing 2015 landmark Quebec judgment

Lawyers for Imperial Tobacco, JTI-Macdonald and Rothmans-Benson & Hedges began arguments in front of Quebec's Court of Appeal during hearings that are expected to last until Friday. 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain p
Canadian Press
added Nov 23, 2016 00:12

[Canada] Round Two Begins

The opening of the hearing by Quebec's Court of Appeal made today a BIG DAY in the long saga of the Montreal tobacco class actions. It was 18 years ago this month that the Conseil Québécois pour le tabac et la santé and Jean-Yves Blais filed a claim aga
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 00:07


a local business owner wants to ensure they make an “informed decision"... Warr-Hunter said no smoke or second hand smoke is produced by vaping. He said there have been thousands of success stories with people who have weaned themselves off cigarettes by
Quinte News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:49

[Canada] Big tobacco firms appeal landmark Quebec judgment in class-action suit

The judge who ordered three tobacco companies to pay more than $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers for damaging their health created his own law in the process, a lawyer for the companies argued at the Quebec Court of Appeal. Simon Potter was the
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 00:00

[Canada] Tobacco companies appeal landmark lawsuit

The companies argued that smokers knew the risks associated with tobacco use and that their product was legal. The government of the province of Quebec is also suing the tobacco companies to recover some $60-billion it cost the publicly-funded health ca
Radio Canada (ca)
added Nov 21, 2016 23:59

[Canada] Children exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke are 'prone to aggression and antisocial behaviour'

Aggression, criminal offences, theft, refusal to comply with authority, and destruction of property found to be higher among children exposed to smoke
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:22

[Canada] Early childhood household smoke exposure predicts later delinquency and dropout risk at age 12

more children are exposed to household tobacco smoke in early childhood, the greater their risk of adopting antisocial behavior toward others, engaging in proactive and reactive aggression, having conduct problems at school, and dropping out at age 12. "
added Nov 21, 2016 15:55

[Canada] Avis de convocation - Début de l'appel du jugement qui condamne les cigarettières - [Advisory - Start of the appeal from the judgment that condemns cigarettières - Victims will contest vigorously the arguments of the companies]

three Canadian tobacco companies will attempt to overturn the judgment that sentenced them to pay 15 billion $ to 100,000 Quebecers killed by tobacco in June 2015. Imperial tobacco (ITL), Rothmans, Benson & Hedges and JTI-MacDonald seek once again to evad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:00

[Canada] New Brunswick government adds marijuana to Smoke-free Places Act

has joined Nova Scotia in adding marijuana to its Smoke-free Places Act, and the same rules will apply as they currently do for tobacco or e-cigarette users. If marijuana becomes legalized in New Brunswick; people won't be able to light up wherever they w
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 18, 2016 14:08
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