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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54

[Canada] P.E.I. marijuana business expects jobs, production to blossom after purchase

The purchase of Canada’s Island Garden by a large American company will allow P.E.I.’s pot plant to grow exponentially, says the company’s president and CEO. ... How wonderful is it to have U.S. tobacco-leaf merchant Alliance One International Inc. acqui
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:50

[Canada, North Carolina] U.S. tobacco supplier acquires majority stakes in PEI, Ontario pot companies

A U.S. tobacco leaf merchant has acquired majority stakes in a PEI licensed medical marijuana producer and a cannabis company that is developing indoor growing operations in Ontario. Alliance One International Inc., based in North Carolina, says its subs
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:49

[Canada] Bus drivers ask Vernon council to ban smoking in public spaces

asked Vernon council to consider a bylaw that prohibits smoking in public spaces and common areas, such as bus stops. “With marijuana legalization right around the corner, its a perfect time to put a bylaw in place. People should be free to enjoy communi (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:23

[Canada] Legal Weed Is a Canadian Landlord's Nightmare

With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to legalize recreational weed in July, apartment owners are concerned about safety and potential damage to their buildings if tenants grow plants and smoke up in their units. Landlords are lobbying provincial govern
Bloomberg News
added Feb 12, 2018 20:54

[Canada] Prohibiting smoking in Strathcona

Coun. Katie Berghofer said her motion to ban smoking in more public spaces is to protect youth from the harmful effects of second–hand smoke, but Coun. Brian Botterill argued the decision should be left up to the province.
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Feb 10, 2018 02:29

[Canada] Smoke-free apartment buildings recommended for all P.E.I.

According to the committee's report, the province is one of the largest landlords, with multi-unit dwellings that are home to thousands of seniors and low-income families. In a statement to the CBC related to smoking in social housing, the Department of
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:54

Impacts of Canada’s minimum age for tobacco sales (MATS) laws on youth smoking behaviour, 2000–2014

Conclusion The study provides relevant evidence supporting the effectiveness of Canadian MATS laws for limiting smoking among tobacco-restricted youth.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 7, 2018 16:09

[Canada] Legal age of 21 key to helping youth butt out, says researcher

Russ Callaghan, a professor at UNBC, believes that raising the legal age of smoking to 21 could result in profound improvements in public health in Canada and the US. He has co-published a research paper which suggests this change could significantly red
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 7, 2018 16:08

[Canada] BC Liberal leader batted for big tobacco against BC

The newly-elected BC Liberal leader once acted for multinational tobacco... Andrew Wilkinson represented Philip Morris International Inc., as it and other big tobacco companies dragged the Attorney General of BC through the court system[1], fighting the
ThinkPol (ca)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:22
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