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[Canada] Hampstead to ban smoking in all public places with no public consultation

Hampstead is proposing to pass a public smoking ban next month. Smoking would be prohibited in all public places within the town, including streets, sidewalks, parks, municipal vehicles, town buildings and land next to those municipal buildings.The town
The Suburban (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Canada] MILTON: Why are Concordia Departments Spreading Fraser Institute Events?

As recently as 1999...It would be wrong to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, they said, because we don’t even know whether second-hand smoke is dangerous! In what is surely a pure coincidence, the Fraser Institute has also received a whole lot of fundi
The Link (Concordia University) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:34
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[Canada] Saskatchewan won’t implement vaping regulations despite increased health concerns

A report from John Hopkins University found that the aerosol vapor from over 50 per cent of sampled e-cigarette devices contained concentrations of toxic metals like lead, manganese, nickel and chromium that exceeded health limits. They also found that n
Global News (ca)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:45
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[Canada] United States: California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

Grand River Enterprises Six Nations ("Grand River"), for failing to comply with California laws governing nonparticipating tobacco product manufacturers ("NPMs")....Grand River has asked that the court quash...do not have jurisdiction over the company, gi
Mondaq
added Mar 2, 2018 01:47
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[Canada] Does taxing tobacco motivate smokers to butt out?

The Canadian Cancer Society thinks it does, and applauds the tobacco increase announced in Tuesday’s federal budget. The tax for a carton of cigarettes increased by $1 – in addition to a $1.29 inflation tax adjustment for a carton of 200 cigarettes — f
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:17
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[Canada] Tory heated tobacco pleas go up in smoke

od MPs have rejected pleas from tobacco companies asking them to change the Liberal government’s tobacco reform bill so they can advertise a new kind of heated tobacco product as being less harmful to consume than cigarettes. A Conservative move that wo
iPolitics (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 14:00
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[Canada] Big Tobacco invests in Canadian marijuana, leaving B.C.'s craft-cannabis producers uneasy

A midsize U.S. company has bought majority stakes in two Canadian businesses to prepare for the medicinal-marijuana trade, marking the entry of the tobacco industry into legal pot here... Alliance One International, a tobacco company headquartered in Nor
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 06:46
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society applauds strengthened Federal Tobacco Control Strategy, higher tobacco taxes in federal budget

The strengthening of the Federal Tobacco Control Strategy with an ongoing investment of $18 million per year announced in today's federal budget was applauded by the Canadian Cancer Society. The CCS also applauded the small tobacco tax increase of $1.00
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2018 02:45
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01
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[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44
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