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[Canada] Selling vaping: E-cigarette industry grapples with cloudy rules

Sellers of e-cigarettes, many of them small businesses, are operating in a grey area by advertising and selling unapproved products that deliver nicotine to users’ systems without approval and, in many cases, that, in many cases, without being reined in b
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:40
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[Canada] Sydney man wants tickets issued for lighting up on hospital grounds

David Butler, 70, said he visits the regional hospital once a month ...He said the number of cigarette butts and people smoking outside — sometimes within a few metres of the main entrance — have really started to trouble him. He'd like to see fines intro
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 01:19
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[Canada] PETERS: Why do smokers get to litter?

Cigarette butts do not magically disappear. There is no Marlboro fairy flying around eating discarded cigarettes... As a non-smoker, I don't get to litter without eliciting some form of social stigma, if not a punishment from the local authorities. T
CFJC Today (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 00:14
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[Canada] No puff piece: Province promises fines for smoking in public places

Proposed regulations to toughen enforcement of the Smoke Free Places Act will allow peace officers and inspectors to ticket people smoking in public areas.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 7, 2017 03:30
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[Canada] University of Regina close to butting out, moves toward smokefree campus

Starting in September, smoking or the use of any tobacco products will not be allowed in any building or vehicles on university land. The number of designated outdoor smoking areas is being reduced from 19 to three located near student residences.
Canadian Press
added Jul 7, 2017 01:58
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[Canada] Hastings health is worse than the national average

Hastings has 33 per cent higher hospitalization for heart attacks, 9.1 per cent higher daily smokers and 3 per cent more exposed to second-hand smoke, although .6 per cent less people exposed to second hand smoke in cars or public places.
Metroland Media (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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[Canada] Six Nations tobacco firm suing Ottawa for ‘forced incorporation’

Partners in a Six Nations tobacco manufacturing firm are suing the federal government for allegedly forcing them to incorporate and lose their tax-exempt status while failing to stamp out contraband competitors. Grand River Enterprises' (GRE) $3-billion
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Jul 5, 2017 05:28
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[Canada] SINGLETON: Tobacco action only makes sense

A new multi-stakeholder coalition of health organizations launched a campaign last week aimed at getting the government to fully implement tobacco legislation passed more than three years ago. The Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act would ban all forms of
Innisfail (AB) Province (ca)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:34
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[Canada] Out of sight, out of mind? Tougher rules for tobacco sales land in N.L.

New legislation restricting the sale of flavoured tobacco, shisha and e-cigarettes is now in effect in this province, prompting cheers from one local advocate group. "This is just another step to help improve the health of the people of our province,"
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 3, 2017 20:41
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

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 place about half a century ago.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:59
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