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[Canada] Town of Hampstead adopts strict anti-smoking bylaw

Tobacco use on all municipal properties, including parks, streets, sidewalks, municipal vehicles, buildings and adjacent land is prohibited.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:33
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[Canada] Ban pot in apartments: Health unit

The local health unit is throwing its support behind the City of Ottawa’s public health agency... Yves Décoste is the tobacco program coordinator at the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit, said they throw their full support behind this ban
Brockville (Ont) Recorder and Times (ca)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:31
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[Canada] California Attorney General Files Lawsuit Against Non-Participating Manufacturer

the lawsuit requests that the court to prohibit Grand River from selling any brand of cigarettes, directly or indirectly, to consumers in California until the manufacturer has remedied its violations by paying the sum it owes, including civil penalties an
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Mar 11, 2018 21:50
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[Canada, USA] Tory MP tells committee that illegal tobacco sales financed 1993 World Trade Center attack

Finley told a parliamentary committee this week she believes contraband tobacco sales financed “the blowing up of the Twin Towers,” as she argued against a government bill that would implement plain packaging for cigarettes. Though Finley clarified to th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 21:27
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[Canada] Ontario tobacco taxation is contributing to a growing contraband market

An EY review of tobacco tax policy in Ontario shows tax rate increases are reducing revenue for the province as consumers turn to a growing contraband market. The provincial government introduced a $3 per carton price increase in February 2016, followed
EY
added Mar 11, 2018 19:33
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[Canada] O’RIORDAN: Taxing tobacco and cannabis: history learned – or forgotten?

Smoking prevalence did not decrease by anywhere near the reduction in legal tobacco sales. The huge price increase created a profit incentive for smugglers of contraband tobacco. Many smokers switched to much lower-priced contraband. In 1994, Statistics C
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:46
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: First Nations’ chief taxman wants control of the pot tax

there are more than 20 pot dispensaries and at least 30 smoke shacks selling cheap cigarettes. The population of Tyendinaga is 2,124. Do the math. At the Six Nations Mohawk Territory, however, the largest First Nations reserve in Canada with a populati
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:45
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[Canada] E-cigarettes: A new hazard for children and adolescents

Electronic cigarettes and fluid (e-cigarettes, e-fluid) are hazardous materials that when inhaled or ingested may pose significant health risks to children and adolescents. ...Most inhalation cases reported e-cigarette use 2 to 3 days/week, and e-cigaret
Paediatrics & Child Health
added Mar 10, 2018 20:41
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[Canada] Ottawa Public Health's proposal to ban balcony pot smoking ignites debate

Should condo owners and tenants be allowed to smoke pot in their homes and on their balconies? Ottawa Public Health’s newly released position paper has ignited debate on those questions, and set the scene for a confrontation between pot smokers who wan
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:50
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[Australia, Canada, Mexico, USA] Disparagement of health warning labels on cigarette packages and cessation attempts: results from four countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Attention to, avoidance of and talking to others about HWLs were all positively associated with HWL disparagement. In all countries, except the US, this type of HWL disparagement was an independent predictor of subsequent cessation attempts. HWL disparage
Health Education Research
added Mar 9, 2018 20:01
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