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[Canada] Vaping: It's not just for quitting smoking anymore

About half of the customers some Winnipeg vape shops see don't fall in the 'quitting smoking' category, but belong to a new, trendy hobbyist vaping movement.
Metro (ca)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:03
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[Canada] Police seize close to 1,950kg of contraband tobacco near St. Lawrence River

strewn on the shore of the St. Lawrence River but have yet to find who is responsible for dumping it there. The Cornwall Regional Task Force, which monitors the border, says it found the tobacco on June 2 after spotting two boats travelling east along the
Canadian Press
added Jun 17, 2016 02:24
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[Canada] Make more apartments smoke-free, group tells government

The Clean Air Coalition of B.C. is calling on the provincial government to increase the supply of 100 percent smoke-free apartments and condos. Clean Air Coalition director Jack Boomer says too many people live with second-hand smoke because apartment a
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Muskoka on list of health unit’s tobacco-free champions in 2016

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has named two tobacco-free champions in Muskoka in honour of World No Tobacco Day and the work being done to reduce preventable tobacco-related deaths and diseases.
MuskokaRegion.com (ca)
added Jun 9, 2016 19:51
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[Canada] Editorial: Plain packages for cigarettes seem a certainty (with poll)

Playing tricks with the little boxes they’re sold in isn’t likely to make much of a difference, but the Liberals obviously feel compelled to take one more measure to persuade people to quit smoking or not pick up the habit at all. We’ll await the results.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 9, 2016 13:22
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Jun 8, 2016 18:45
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[Canada] Plain tobacco packaging increases purchases and contraband, Australian prof says

"Once you take into account the price effects and you take into account the general decline in smoking anyway, there's no evidence to support the hypothesis that the plain packaging had any effect in itself," Sinclair Davidson, Royal Melbourne Institute
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:11
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[Canada] New e-cigarette laws meant to protect children, says anti-smoking advocate

Anti-smoking groups are applauding the government of Newfoundland and Labrador for its proposed changes to tobacco legislation. Under the newly-introduced Bill 35, electronic cigarettes would be subject to the same restrictions as tobacco. That means th
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01
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[Australia, Canada] The Lynda Steele Show: How plain cigarette packaging could make things worse

Davidson published a paper on the topic last month, in which he found no correlation between the switch to plain packaging and smoking rates. He says over the long term, those rates are dropping, but weren’t affected by the switch. “Plain packaging has
CMHJ AM730
added Jun 8, 2016 17:56
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KERR: Australia’s warning to Canada: Plain tobacco packages can backfire

Australian customs and police are struggling to control a tobacco black market that has reached record size... “The Australian government finds itself in an embarrassing situation having trumpeted its policy only to find that despite all the rhetoric tha
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:22
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