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[Canada] Report: No Surge in Illicit Cigarette Seizures after Menthol Ban

Contrary to the tobacco industry’s assertions, there was no surge in illicit cigarettes after a 2015 ban on menthol cigarette sales in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. The finding is included in a brief report appearing in Tobacco Control. In May 20
American Cancer Society
added Oct 12, 2018 14:15
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[Canada] No surge in illicit cigarettes after implementation of menthol ban in Nova Scotia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the tobacco industry’s assertions, there was no surge in illicit cigarettes after the 2015 ban on menthol cigarette sales in Nova Scotia. Credible, industry-independent evidence on illicit cigarette trade is desperately needed to support the i
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2018 00:40
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[Canada, UK] 'Just say no' to drug legalisation: WHO chief

similar to alcohol and tobacco, drugs like marijuana needed to be controlled because of the risk they posed outside medical settings.... He pointed to the strides nations around the world have made in curbing tobacco smoking, which the WHO considers to be
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:37
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[Canada] The maker of Marlboro cigarettes is reportedly in talks to buy a stake in Canadian cannabis producer Aphria (MO)

Aphria, a Canadian-based cannabis producer, rallied more than 16% Wednesday after a report said that Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, was in talks to buy a minority stake in the company, the Globe & Mail reported, citing unidentified people fami
Business Insider
added Oct 11, 2018 13:29
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Canada’s New Regulatory Framework for Vaping Products

Under the new TVPA framework, vaping products that are not marketed with therapeutic claims are now legal and may be manufactured, distributed, and sold in Canada.[1] A “vaping product” is defined in Section 2 (Interpretation) of the TVPA as: (a) a devic
National Law Review
added Oct 11, 2018 03:04
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[Canada] Jack Knox: Why do the billionaire Koch brothers care about our pot?

Who is this Consumer Choice Center, and why is it so concerned about Victoria’s disadvantaged dopers?... Its funders include Japan Tobacco International and conservative groups tied to the U.S. billionaire Koch brothers. Got to admit it’s touching to thi
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 10, 2018 02:45
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[Canada] Health groups warn against vaping advertising in Ontario convenience stores

Allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in thousands of convenience stores across Ontario will lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers, a coalition of health groups warned the provincial government on Tuesday. The Ontario Cam
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Ontario should ban promotion of vaping in convenience stores

After decades of court battles with tobacco giants over their marketing ploys to teens, you’d think governments would have learned their lesson: Don’t give the companies a way to lure kids into becoming nicotine addicts. But the Ford government showed i
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 5, 2018 01:34
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[Canada] Will pot’s health effects lead to the industry’s next tobacco liability exposure?

Marijuana could cause mental illness among youth and government needs to find ways of preventing teens from using it, an Ontario politician said Tuesday. “There are many young people who had their lives turned upside down, and families turned upside dow
Canadian Underwriter (ca)
added Oct 5, 2018 01:24
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[Canada] One by one, municipalities prohibit pot smoking in public spaces

Legal marijuana will be legal in just two weeks – and a lot of mayors plan to ban it in public spaces. In recent months, boroughs have been hearing from worried parents. “I ran into a couple with two young kids, and they said ‘look, we come here all th
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:35
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