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[Canada] FROM: Ottawa could muzzle access to scientific data on vaping

Now, the new federal government seeks to limit public access to scientific data in its proposed anti-vaping legislation, Bill S-5, which was introduced in November 2016. Bill S-5 prohibits manufacturers or purveyors of e-cigarettes from sharing scientif
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:38
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[Canada] Fight Cigarette Smuggling With Better Policing, Not Higher Taxes - C.D. Howe Institute

Provinces should fight contraband cigarettes with better policing, and reforming government allocation of cigarettes to Aboriginal reserves, rather than impose higher taxes, according to new report released by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Smokes, Smuggler
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:10
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[Canada] No smoking not enforced?

Patients can regularly be seen lighting up around Kelowna General Hospital, and that has one man fuming. Randy Millis is upset at the lack of enforcement of the hospital's no-smoking areas. Millis attended the KGH eye clinic this week and saw a group o
Castanet.net (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:25
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Can Canada aggressively lower tobacco use by 2035?

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has committed to reducing tobacco use among Canadians to less than 5 per cent by 2035, telling an audience Wednesday at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada that “preventing a new generation
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:18
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Minister Jane Philpott provides keynote address at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

Philpott, Minister of Health, provided the keynote address at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada, which is being held February 28 to March 2, 2017 in Ottawa. The current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy is set to expire in March
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:17
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[Canada] Trudeau government suggests moving the legal smoking age to 21

The idea of raising the minimum age was put forward in a Health Canada discussion paper released last week which looks at ways to reach the federal government’s goal of reducing the smoking rate in Canada to five per cent by the year 2035. It currently s
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:16
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[Canada] Smoking not permitted on town recreational lands

Council, with the exception of Coun. Morgan Nagel, gave the green light to update the town’s smoking bylaw to include no smoking on town-owned lands that are used for recreation. The bylaw includes e-cigarettes and applies to the Spray Lake Sawmills Fam
Cochrane Eagle (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 16:47
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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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[Canada] VIDEO: Date night goes up in flames after spare e-cigarette battery explodes in pocket

Kevin Green reports on a battery short in a pants’ pocket that left a Calgary man suffering from serious injuries to his leg and hand.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31
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[Canada] Smoking ban in recreational areas passed by council

In spite of the concerns raised by some residents, council has decided to ban smoking on all recreational properties within town boundaries.
Cochrane (AB) Times (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:31
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