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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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[Canada, USA] What is juuling? The vaping trend that has some U.S. teens hooked

For the most part, the vape’s “coolness” factor comes from its look: they are sleek, colourful and even have a trendy Instagram page. They also don’t look like traditional e-cigarettes, and Time says that some mistake them for USB flash drives. But the
Global News (ca)
added May 9, 2018 18:11
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[Canada] Liberal MLA Dr. David Swann demanding answers on NDP secret relationship with the Big Tobacco Lobby

Dr. Swann is demanding to know if the NDP Government is honouring its commitment... FCTC forbids meetings behind closed doors with tobacco lobbyists. Canada and its regional governments including Alberta are FCTC signatories.
Alberta Liberal Opposition (ca)
added May 9, 2018 14:54
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[Canada] New smoking policy effective May 1

McGill campuses will become largely smoke-free as of Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Smoking cigarettes or e-cigarettes will only be permitted in designated smoking areas. The new policy, adopted by McGill’s Board of Governors on December 12, 2017, is aimed at pr
McGill Reporter (ca)
added May 7, 2018 22:14
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[Canada] Marketing IQOS in a dark market

Our observations of tactics to promote a new tobacco product in a dark market may inform government regulatory policy and non-governmental organisation efforts wherever heat-not-burn products are introduced.
Tobacco Control
added May 4, 2018 21:30
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[Canada] Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists

An anti-smoking coalition is accusing the Alberta government of holding private meetings with tobacco industry lobbyists. Campaign For A Smoke Free Alberta says the industry may be exerting undue influence on NDP lawmakers.
Canadian Press
added May 3, 2018 19:51
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[Canada] Deputy chief blames illegal cigarettes for London blazes

“People need to know that if they are smoking contraband cigarettes, they have a higher probability of starting a fire,” deputy fire chief Jack Burt said, explaining that the illegal smokes don’t have the same safety features as store-bought ones.
London (Ontario) Free Press (ca)
added May 1, 2018 19:15
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[Canada] HAZZOURI: Calgary's ban on public weed-smoking has a racial impact

While renters who smoke tobacco can still light up in public, those who plan to smoke cannabis will not be able to do so. With no permits for cannabis lounges being offered in Alberta yet, this practically means the bylaw outright bans renters from spark
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 25, 2018 20:29
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[Canada] One Year On: Assessing The Effects Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban

Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:55
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