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[Canada] Alberta Justice criticized for disrespecting freedom of information commissioner

A freedom of information law expert says Alberta Justice, and ultimately, Minister Kathleen Ganley, are responsible for the disrespect shown to an inquiry looking into how Alberta chose a legal consortium to sue the tobacco industry.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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[Canada] Judge upholds Toronto’s ban of hookah bars

An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that Toronto’s bylaw banning hookah bars can stand. In a judgment released Friday, Justice Robert F. Goldstein chided city council for the ban but upheld it nonetheless, saying it was within the city’s legal rig
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:15
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Criminals target Canada for money laundering

The main domestic sources of proceeds of crime, says FATF, “are fraud, corruption and bribery, counterfeiting and piracy, illicit drug trafficking, tobacco smuggling and trafficking, as well as tax evasion.” Criminals target Canada because we have an ope
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:09
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[Canada] Cigarette butts could soon be costly for Toronto's bars, restaurants

It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42
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[Australia, Canada] CHASSIN/KERR: Is plain packaging the best option to lower smoking rates?

what is the most efficient means of reducing smoking rates?... The best way to do so is education, information and sensitization. But these solutions are not flashy and do not score political points. Also, they do not hurt tobacco companies, which seems a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:00
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[Canada] Victoria fines first pot shop under new licensing regime

A pot shop has been given the first fine under the City of Victoria’s new rules aimed at marijuana retailers, and it plans to fight the penalty. Green Ceiling was fined $500 on Friday for allowing cannabis consumption on site, which is contrary to the bu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:27
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[Canada] Victoria vapour lounge fined under new cannabis business regulations

Fines under the new cannabis business regulations include: $500 for on-site consumption $500 for allowing minors inside
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:26
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[Canada] How the Hells Angels Made a Massive Comeback in Quebec

but eight years and tens of millions of taxpayer dollars later, we are seeing a very different outcome. VICE spoke to police, prosecutors, defence lawyers, and organized crime experts about the fallout of the SharQc trials and their impact on Quebec's cr
Vice.com
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29
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[Canada] 730,000 contraband cigarettes seized in roadside checkstop

Police say they seized approximately 730,000 contraband cigarettes from a vehicle Oct. 5 at a checkstop on the Trans-Canada Highway near New Maryland, N.B.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:14
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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