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[Canada] Nunavut sees tobacco sales decline one year after new tax

Cigarette sales have declined by 2 per cent in Nunavut since a new tobacco tax was introduced last year. The government says they've also seen significant declines in the sale of loose and chewing tobacco.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 15, 2018 16:02
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[Canada, UK] Cigarette price HIKE: Outrage over calls for shops to charge £20 per PACKET

Researchers in Canada claim the measure would be more effective than smoking bans. They said 67 million men from the world’s poorest countries would quit if the price was increased...“Our study debunks the current narrative that higher cigarette prices
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 13, 2018 16:04
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[Canada] Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups to shut down after Ottawa fails to provide funding

The Non-Smokers’ Rights Association (NSRA) and Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) have been limping along on a combination of savings, provincial help, and the work of volunteers since their federal funding was cut by the former Conservative govern
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:42
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[Canada] Inmate beaten to death for a few grams of tobacco, court told

A man who was killed at the Montreal Detention Centre nearly two years ago was beaten to death by three fellow inmates for just a few grams of tobacco, the prosecutor in the murder trial of the trio told a jury on Monday. “All this for a few unfortunat
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:19
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[Canada] Gap in smoking laws allows Manitoba hookah lounges to stay in business

Manitoba’s current legislation only bans the smoking and vaping of cannabis and tobacco in public places — it doesn’t ban smoking a hookah. Which means some businesses, like the Ramallah Cafe on Pembina Highway, are able to allow customers the chance to
Global News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:57
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[Canada] N.S. landlords get greenlight to ban smoking, growing pot

Nova Scotia landlords will have the power to ban smoking and growing marijuana in their rental units once pot becomes legal. Under the new rules outlined by the province on Tuesday, landlords must provide four months’ notice of a ban to the tenant, befo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:56
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[Canada, USA] MORIAL / WIMMER: Tackling smoking in the black community — a step toward eliminating health disparities

[FDA] has found that African-Americans who use menthol cigarettes have less success quitting... Our two organization, the American Lung Association and the National Urban League are working to change that. We have formed a unique partnership to combat s
The Hill
added Apr 5, 2018 19:10
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[Canada] Legal weed will create extra work – Stellarton, Westville police chief

Nova Scotians will only be able to buy weed from NSLC stores and those who smoke it will be subject to existing public smoking rules. But MacNeil said that existing ant-smoking bylaws may not be enough. “For example, walking on a sidewalk can expose ot
Pictou County News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 03:26
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[Canada] New Brunswick RCMP charge Ontario man with weapons, tobacco offences

The Mounties say that on Tuesday at approximately 1:30 p.m. officers stopped a car at a check stop on Highway 2. Police say they seized a firearm and illegal tobacco after searching the vehicle. Lyman Chatman was remanded into police custody and appea
Global News (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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