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[Canada] New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Today, Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received Royal Assent. This is a major milestone in efforts to address and further reduce the harms of tobacco use in Canad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:07
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[Canada] A world without cigarettes? How vaping is disrupting Big Tobacco’s plans

This summer e-cigarettes will officially become legal in Canada, and tobacco companies are preparing for their largest threat yet. Will they ride the vaping wave to higher sales—or will they get smoked?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 23, 2018 03:56
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[Canada] Vapers Tell Us Why You Should Stop Smoking Joints and Start Vaping Weed

In a few months time, Parliament is expected to approve C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act. True, Health Canada’s proposed packaging looks like an ambitious crossover between David’s Tea and your local hospital’s medical waste disposal department. But,
Vice.com
added May 20, 2018 18:11
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[Canada] Smokers wanted for study looking at link between smokes packaging, behaviour

“When you basically get rid of that branding, there’s nothing more to look at except for the warning,” said addictions researcher Mohammed Al-Hamdani, which presumably would make the product less appealing and reduce smoking rates.
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added May 20, 2018 18:06
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[Canada] ALBERTA POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING NATIONAL LEADERSHIP ON TOBACCO AND CANNABIS

Bow Valley College and Burman University have both implemented comprehensive policy measures to reduce tobacco use among staff and students and to prepare for cannabis legalization on their campuses. The policies were recognized in new report cards on po
ASH Canada (ca)
added May 16, 2018 21:46
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[Canada] Parliament to regulate vaping, implement plain packaging for tobacco products

The bill, S-5 will regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of e-cigarettes and vaping products. The legislation, which only needs royal assent to become law, prohibits the sale of vaping products to minors, restricts certain forms of adv
Flin Flon (MB) Reminder (ca)
added May 16, 2018 21:38
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[Canada] 353 drivers pulled over in 2 days on Highway 6

A two-day traffic blitz on Highway 6 resulted in hundreds of charges and the seizure of hundreds of thousands of contraband cigarettes. The blitz took place May 2-3 on the nearly 100-kilometre stretch of the highway between Highway 401 and the Port Dove
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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[Canada] Government to impose plain packaging on tobacco

Passed on Thursday, Bill S-5 also specifies regulations around the marketing of e-cigarettes and smokeless alternatives.
Strategy (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:23
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[Canada] Canadian government ignores evidence and moves ahead with failed plain packaging policy

A study by Forum Research shows Canadians believe requiring plain packaging for cigarettes is an unnecessary waste of government resources. The research, commissioned by JTI, found that: Eight out of ten Canadians (81%) believe that 'Branding on product
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:21
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Bill S-5 Will Open the Floodgates for Illegal Tobacco in Canada

the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) warned the Federal Government and the public that the passing of Bill S-5, An act to amend the Tobacco Act, has missed the mark in terms of protecting Canadians from the harms of tobacco. NCACT and
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 11, 2018 20:23
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