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[Canada] Canadian Health Organizations Endorse Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products

are urging the federal government to move quickly to implement plain and standardized tobacco packaging. This year the theme of the World Health Organization's World No Tobacco Day, held on May 31, is Get Ready for Plain Packaging.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2016 18:04
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[Canada] Support for Plain and Standardized Tobacco Packaging Regulations in Ontario (PDF)

is unlikely to be a substantial backlash from the general public against the implementation of plain and standardized packaging regulations. Support for plain and standardized packaging in Ontario is among the highest in the world and that support is b
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added May 30, 2016 14:51

[Canada] Support for Plain and Standardized Tobacco Packaging Regulations in Ontario

The Canadian government may be preparing regulations for plain and standardized packaging of cigarette products. This OTRU update examines the level of public support for plain packaging in Ontario, which is among the highest in the world. This high leve
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added May 30, 2016 14:47

[Canada] Tobacco and marijuana have the same effect on premiums

As the use of medical marijuana is growing, along with impending legalization, the insurance industry's national trade association has demanded a standard policy among insurers for dealing with the increased costs caused by marijuana consumption.
Insurance Business Canada (ca)
added May 27, 2016 21:59

[Canada] Smoking now banned on Montreal terrasses: 6 things to know

Starting today, Quebecers are no longer allowed to smoke on bar or restaurant patios. The Quebec government's stricter anti-smoking measures went into effect at midnight. The measures are part of Bill 44, which aims to crack down on the harm caused by
CBC News (ca)
added May 26, 2016 14:26

[Canada] Smoking bans on patios: the picture across the country

Quebec smokers will no longer be able to indulge on bar and restaurant patios as of Thursday. A look at rhe situation in other Canadian jurisdictions: Newfoundland and Labrador: Smoking is prohibited on bar and restaurant patios.
Canadian Press
added May 27, 2016 19:00

[Canada] Study shows effectiveness of hospital-initiated smoking cessation programs

A new study from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI), in collaboration with the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), has established that greater adoption of hospital-initiated tobacco cessation interventions improve patient out
Medical Xpress (
added May 26, 2016 13:27

[Canada] Tobacco, marijuana exactly the same when it comes to insurance premiums

Is eating a pot brownie each day to help with your chronic pain as bad for you as regularly lighting up a cigarette? Canadian life insurers say the two activities pose the same risk and demand the same higher premiums from clients.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2016 19:15

[Canada] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in France and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, has been adopted in Ireland awaiting commencement date, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Slovenia
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 30, 2016 14:54

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society congratulates UK and France for tobacco plain packaging implementation on Friday, May 20

"It is essential to provide protection from tobacco industry marketing tactics, especially for children," says Rob Cunningham, senior policy analyst, Canadian Cancer Society. "A growing number of other countries are requiring plain packaging, which will
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 19, 2016 20:54
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