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Health Canada orders IQOS tobacco storefront to remove its signs

“Health Canada should be encouraging us to open more stores, not take down the signs on the ones we have,” Peter Luongo, managing director of Rothmans, Benson and Hedges Inc. said Wednesday as a work crew began taking down the storefront signage at its W
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 21:00

[Canada] Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS): summary of results for 2017

The prevalence of current cigarette smoking in 2017 was 15% (4.6 million smokers), an increase from 13% (3.9 million smokers) in 2015. A higher percentage of males (17% or 2.5 million) than females (13% or 2.1 million) were current smokers. Eleven percen (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:39

Health Canada Says Older Canadians Are Smoking More Marijuana AND Tobacco

The prevalence of cigarette smoking among those 25 and up was 16 per cent in 2017, an increase from 13 per cent two years earlier. And 13 per cent of people aged 25 or older reported having used cannabis in the last year, up from 10 per cent in 2015.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:33

Cancer warning on every cigarette? Canada's considering it

Canada could soon become the first country in the world to require cigarette manufacturers to include warnings about the dangers of tobacco on individual cigarettes. The federal government has launched a consultation process looking at regulations aroun
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 31, 2018 18:31

Is blue the new green? Repackaging menthol cigarettes in response to a flavour ban in Ontario, Canada

attempted to maintain menthol smokers in Ontario by aggressive preban promotion of menthol capsule cigarettes, continued promotion of innovative filter technologies and by directing smokers to non-menthol alternatives whose packaging both in text and in c
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2018 22:09

[Canada] New Health Labelling for Tobacco Packaging

the Government of Canada has committed $330 million over the next 5 years to help Canadians who smoke to quit or reduce in order to minimize the harmful health effects of tobacco. A key initiative under this strategy is the renewal of health messages for (ca)
added Oct 30, 2018 15:23

[Canada] Consultation on New Health Labelling for Tobacco Products

Current status: Open Opened on October 29, 2018 and will close to new input on January 04, 2019. Health Canada is consulting Canadians on potential changes to the current approach to tobacco health labelling. Regularly updating the content and styles of (ca)
added Oct 30, 2018 15:22

[Canada] CAQ wants to hike legal age for cannabis to 21 by March, minister says

The new Coalition Avenir Québec government plans to tighten the rules on cannabis consumption, including increasing the legal age to consume to 21 from 18, within 100 days. Confirming he will be the one handling the issue, junior health minister Lionel C
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Oct 29, 2018 04:24

[Canada] Cannabis at 21: Quebec confirms it will raise age ASAP

Young adults shouldn't get used to smoking cannabis: the Quebec government hopes to raise the minimum legal age to 21 by the end of the year. “I think it's important to send a strong message that we want to protect our youth,” said Junior Health and Soc
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 29, 2018 04:22

[USA] Legalization In Canada Drives Creative Services For Ooze

Ooze Wholesale is a Michigan based company looking to enhance the consumer experience. Our products are ideal for concentrates, tobacco, and essential oils... With the expansion of marijuana legalization in Canada, Ooze's neighbor to the north, business
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2018 16:37
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