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[Canada] Contraband Tobacco Must Be Addressed by Anti-Smoking Advocates Attending National Health Conference

As the National Conference on Tobacco or Health begins today, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) calls on participants to focus their attention on the critical issue of contraband tobacco that continues to undermine tobacco control
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:09
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[Canada] Toronto could ban chewing tobacco at Rogers Centre, city sports facilities

On Monday, Coun. Joe Mihevc introduced a motion directing the Medical Officer of Health to report on restricting chewing tobacco use in professional and amateur sports facilities in Toronto. The motion will be tabled at the next Board of Health meeting
680News (Toronto, ON) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:24
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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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