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[Canada] More than 325,000 illegal cigarettes seized

The seizure was the result of a six-week, joint investigation which culminated in the serving of nine search warrants. The provincial tax value of the seized cigarettes is about $72,800. The investigation also resulted in the seizure of two vehicles and
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:50

[Canada] Two arrested in smuggling operation along the St. Lawrence River in South Glengarry

This seizure of fine cut tobacco translates into roughly 982,000 cigarettes or 4,910 cartons of tobacco product that will not be reaching the illicit contraband market. If convicted, each faces a minimum fine of $255,424.00 or a period of imprisonment. I
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:47

[Canada] Saskatchewan vaping community concerned about upcoming federal legislation

New rules could be on the way for those who smoke e-cigarettes in our country and not everybody is happy about them. Jules Knox reports on the mixed reaction from local residents.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:17

[Canada] Edmonton doc gives thumbs up to vaping legislation

Dr. Michael Khoury, who worked on a study about teen vaping, said the government’s Tobacco and Vaping Products Act announced Tuesday takes a “very balanced” approach to regulating e-cigarettes. The legislation would rename the Tobacco Act but place vapi
Metro (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 00:18

[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20

[Canada] Let's not forgot what got us here.

Over the first three of this five-day hearing, the court had heard virtually nothing about the way that cigarettes had been bought and sold in Quebec, about the actions or decisions of the companies, or about the facts contained in the hundreds of thousa
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 19:17

[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22

[Canada] In search of a technical victory

The comfortably-filled Louis-H Lafontaine room had barely settled and Mr. Mahmud Jamal had not yet cleared his throat to resume his presentation on behalf of Imperial Tobacco Canada when Justice Yves-Marie Morissette announced on behalf of his four colle
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 24, 2016 22:21

[Canada] Ottawa targets children, smokers looking to quit with new vaping bill

Ottawa has introduced new legislation to rein in the country’s burgeoning vaping industry, including rules that would ban the sale or promotion of e-cigarettes to people under 18. The proposed changes are designed to discourage youths from vaping while
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 18:10

[Canada] Nunavut prepares for 'long and complicated' fight against Big Tobacco

Nunavut, the territory with Canada's highest smoking rate, is looking for a law firm to represent it in its case against tobacco companies and is hoping the delay in filing the suit will give it a strategic advantage. It's been five years since Nunavut J
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:31
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