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[Canada] Two arrested in smuggling operation along the St. Lawrence River in South Glengarry

This seizure of fine cut tobacco translates into roughly 982,000 cigarettes or 4,910 cartons of tobacco product that will not be reaching the illicit contraband market. If convicted, each faces a minimum fine of $255,424.00 or a period of imprisonment. I
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:47

[Canada] Quebec tobacco control law now in full effect

The final phase of a revamped law aiming to curb smoking in Quebec takes effect on Saturday. Smokers must now stand nine metres away from any opening door, window or air intake of any public or private establishment.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:38

[Canada] Tobacco companies plead their case in court

The tobacco companies’ efforts to extinguish the $15 billion in damages awarded by the Superior Court to Quebec smokers are coming to an end. The parties concluded their arguments Friday in the Court of Appeal in Montreal, but the court asked them to co
Canadian Press
added Nov 28, 2016 15:04

[Canada] VIDEO: Big tobacco appealing $15-billion Quebec ruling

Their argument is essentially that smokers knew the risks of using a legal, but dangerous, product. "We believe we have strong arguments in this case, and we believe the judgment should be overturned in its entirety," said Michael Klander, ‎Director of
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:03

[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22

[Canada] QCA 5: The Appeal Court goes into overtime

each of the parties is to file its views on what questions would remain to be asked if an individual recovery process were put in place and if the defendant tobacco companies were able to contest whether individuals smoked as a result of their actions or
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 23:38

[Canada] Backgrounder – Future of Tobacco Control

Minister Philpott will convene a national forum to hear from stakeholders, including tobacco control organizations, health professionals, First Nations and Inuit people, provinces, territories and international experts. The forum will inform the developme
Government of Canada (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:29

[Canada] Saskatchewan vaping community concerned about upcoming federal legislation

New rules could be on the way for those who smoke e-cigarettes in our country and not everybody is happy about them. Jules Knox reports on the mixed reaction from local residents.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 01:17

[Canada] Edmonton doc gives thumbs up to vaping legislation

Dr. Michael Khoury, who worked on a study about teen vaping, said the government’s Tobacco and Vaping Products Act announced Tuesday takes a “very balanced” approach to regulating e-cigarettes. The legislation would rename the Tobacco Act but place vapi
Metro (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 00:18

[Canada] Leaked report reveals Big Tobacco targeted city politicians in Sault, Sudbury

Leaked map shows 10 Ontario 'strategic municipalities' whose local politicians were targeted in 2012 by Imperial Tobacco Canada. Reasons for selecting these targets included their 'proximity to illicit tobacco' and 'likelihood of buy-in.' (ca)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:20
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