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[Canada] Anti-tobacco groups call for MPs to clamp down on vaping advertising rules

Two anti-tobacco groups say they’ll consider dropping their support for the Liberal government’s bill that revises Canada’s tobacco laws unless MPs amend it to restrict the types of advertising available for e-cigarette products so the rules are closer t
iPolitics (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Canada] TURCOTTE: This product is less harmful than smoking, but we can't tell smokers

The Canadian government should allow adult tobacco consumers to receive accurate information about the relative risks of different tobacco products under an established, science-based regulatory framework. The House of Commons has scheduled committee hear
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Canada, New York] Contraband tobacco seized at Peace Bridge

Canada Border Services Agency said it has seized more than 15,500 kilograms of undeclared loose leaf tobacco at the Peace Bridge in Fort Erie. On Jan. 22, a border services officer working at Peace Bridge commercial operations referred a tractor-trailer
St. Catharines (ON) Standard (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:18
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Kenneth Knight vs. Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. Class Action Lawsuit Certified to Proceed

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has certified a class action for consumers who purchased "light" and "mild" cigarettes from the Defendant between May 9, 1997 and July 31, 2007. The representative plaintiff is Kenneth Knight. The law firm represen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 20:56
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[Canada] Bus drivers hope for smoking ban bylaw

A delegation representing the drivers appeared before Vernon council Tuesday to ask the city to create a bylaw similar to Lake Country, where smoking in any public space, park, common area, and within 7.5 metres of any transit stop, outdoor customer serv
Vernon (BC) Morning Star (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:05
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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Canada] P.E.I. marijuana business expects jobs, production to blossom after purchase

The purchase of Canada’s Island Garden by a large American company will allow P.E.I.’s pot plant to grow exponentially, says the company’s president and CEO. ... How wonderful is it to have U.S. tobacco-leaf merchant Alliance One International Inc. acqui
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:50
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[Canada, North Carolina] U.S. tobacco supplier acquires majority stakes in PEI, Ontario pot companies

A U.S. tobacco leaf merchant has acquired majority stakes in a PEI licensed medical marijuana producer and a cannabis company that is developing indoor growing operations in Ontario. Alliance One International Inc., based in North Carolina, says its subs
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:49
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[Canada] Bus drivers ask Vernon council to ban smoking in public spaces

asked Vernon council to consider a bylaw that prohibits smoking in public spaces and common areas, such as bus stops. “With marijuana legalization right around the corner, its a perfect time to put a bylaw in place. People should be free to enjoy communi
infonews.ca (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:23
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[Canada] Legal Weed Is a Canadian Landlord's Nightmare

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to legalize recreational weed in July, apartment owners are concerned about safety and potential damage to their buildings if tenants grow plants and smoke up in their units. Landlords are lobbying provincial govern
Bloomberg News
added Feb 12, 2018 20:54
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