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[Canada, Georgia] Seized Cig Resale May Violate Trademark Rights: Ga. Judge ($$)

granted a Canadian tribal-owned cigarette maker's bid to block the resale of a seized batch of its Seneca brand cigarettes, saying a distributor's peddling of the smokes years past their expiration date could violate the company's trademark rights. Grand
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00

[Canada] CROWE: Gasping to understand why people smoke outside hospitals

While "ironic" is one way of describing the situation, "outrageous" might be a better word. Why should any patient on their way into a hospital have to be exposed to second-hand smoke?... Give smokers a place of their own. It should have a roof over it.
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:49

[Canada] Poll: Where should you be allowed to smoke?

Should the right to clean air take priority (secondhand smoke kills about 600,000 people per year, according to the World Health Organization), or has the "smoke free" movement gone so far that it threatens individual freedom?
Metro (ca)
added Feb 20, 2016 16:55

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers With Depression Have A Higher Motivation To Quit, But More Likely To Relapse

Smokers with depression may be struggling with a Catch-22 — the first option, smoking, harms their health, but when they try and quit, they're more likely to fail, and are more depressed afterward. New research published Thursday in the scientific journa
Medical Daily
added Feb 18, 2016 23:11

[Canada] Revenue Quebec announces fines, jail time linked to illegal tobacco

Revenue Quebec announced on Thursday that eight people who were found guilty of dealing in contraband tobacco have been fined a total of $1,073,000 that must be paid in 24 months. One of the individuals, Charles Patenaude of St-Césaire, has also been s
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:47

[Canada] Dawson: If pot smoking is OK, then so is smoking cigarettes

Canada has finally reached the point where activists can talk about an endgame on tobacco control: stamping out the few remaining smokers and entering a post-cigarette age... A good look at tobacco control ends with an irresistible observation: Why shoul
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Feb 18, 2016 19:17

[Canada] Kelly McParland: The war to eradicate smoking, unless it's marijuana

The ban-the-butt lobby presses relentlessly on, though the perversity of human nature works against them. There are simply too many people who will seize on any activity that challenges accepted social behaviour, establishes them as different and gets up
National Post (ca)
added Feb 18, 2016 19:03

[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: No one who still smokes cigarettes in 2016 is going to be moved by punitive measures

They are working on what National Post reporter Tom Blackwell identified in his Saturday cover story as the “tobacco endgame.”.... Is vaping 100 per cent risk-free? Of course not. But it’s such a massive improvement over cigarettes that it seems a truly s
National Post (ca)
added Feb 18, 2016 16:06

[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Smokers with depression try to quit more often but find it harder

A survey of 6811 participants from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the USA, published today in the scientific journal Addiction, found that although depressed smokers tried to quit smoking more often than other smokers, they were more likely t
Medical Xpress (
added Feb 18, 2016 12:09

WONG: Will Canada outlaw smoking, unless it's pot? Now that's a reason to fear for humanity

The anti-tobacco movement is pushing to make smoking illegal as it tries to force healthy habits on the last stubborn smokers who refuse to quit despite being constantly lectured about it. At the same time Liberal Ottawa is moving heaven and earth to leg
National Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:51
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