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[Canada, Ghana] Customs Destroy Unwholesome Cigarettes

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), on Wednesday, destroyed 3,500 boxes of cigarettes, which did not meet market and health standards of the country. The products, which were imported by Mr Peter Kofi Asuamah of Attakora Worldtr
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:15
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[Canada] Province driving smokers to contraband cigarettes, says group

Convenience store owners say the Gallant government is sending mixed messages by cracking down on contraband tobacco, while also driving up the cost of legal cigarettes with tax increases. A lobbying campaign by the National Coalition Against Contraband
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 15:54
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[Canada] The war on nicotine: Why we shouldn’t be so quick to ban vaping

David Sweanor...thinks that policies on vaping need to be based on a solid understanding of science and a recognition of individual rights....policies should be seen in a broader public health context of innovative alternative nicotine delivery systems pl
uOttawaInfo (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2016 18:06
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[Canada] Sweanor: Ontario's vaping policy: Did smoke get in their eyes?

Recently, the Ontario government announced its intention to treat vaping the same as cigarette-smoking. If this strikes you as being as dumb as treating clean needles like dirty ones, or safe sex the same as the unprotected variety, you have grasped the
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:12
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[Canada] FROM: Continuing Ontario's Campaign Against Vaping Will Cost Lives

The Making Healthier Choices Act -- true Orwellian doublespeak -- treats vaping as if it was as harmful as smoking...Vaping is an effective harm reduction tool. It is undeniably less dangerous to life and health than smoking. And because the province's n
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 18, 2016 22:44
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[Canada] Car fire started by exploding e-cigarette, police say

One person was taken to hospital Monday evening after an e-cigarette malfunctioned, sparking a car fire. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to a home on Snowdrop Crescent in Kitchener's west end around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Police said an 18-year-
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:02
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E-cigarette explosions rare in Canada, trade group says

An exploding e-cigarette that caused a car fire in Kitchener's west end Monday evening is a rare occurrence, a Canadian trade group says. "This is the second one that we have heard of in Canada," John Haste, a director with the Electronic Cigarette Trade
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:01
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Wynne should extinguish e-cigs plan

The Wynne government's crackdown on where people can use electronic cigarettes is a wrongheaded approach that mistakenly treats e-cigs just like regular smokes.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Mar 15, 2016 15:23
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Plain cigarette packaging likely coming to Canada

The federal government is moving forward on its pledge to require plain packaging for cigarettes sold in Canadian markets, a change that would further limit creative labeling and packaging techniques use by tobacco companies to attract customers.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Restricting how vape shops operate will hurt smokers trying to quit, local advocate says

The owner of Ponyboy Vapes in Waterloo and Guelph says new laws that would prevent his customers from trying out devices and e-juices in his stores will hurt those who are trying to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39
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