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[Canada] Round Two Begins

The opening of the hearing by Quebec's Court of Appeal made today a BIG DAY in the long saga of the Montreal tobacco class actions. It was 18 years ago this month that the Conseil Québécois pour le tabac et la santé and Jean-Yves Blais filed a claim aga
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 00:07
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[Canada] E-cigarette vaping credited by some for sharp drop in smoking despite officials frowning on practise

“I would think that tobacco-control people would be celebrating. That’s more rapid (a drop) than would be predicted,” says Mark Tyndall, executive director of the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. “With increasing use of e-cigarettes, and decreasing use o
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:52
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[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38
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[Canada] GROUP DEFENDS E-CIGARETTE USE TO COUNCIL

a local business owner wants to ensure they make an “informed decision"... Warr-Hunter said no smoke or second hand smoke is produced by vaping. He said there have been thousands of success stories with people who have weaned themselves off cigarettes by
Quinte News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:49
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[Canada] E-cigarette proponents defend product at Quinte West council

A Trenton business owner is hoping politicians make “an informed decision” based on science and fact before they vote on a potential bylaw to ban e-cigarettes in public places. Rowan Warr-Hunter is owner of Stinky Canuck in Trenton and Napanee. He’s
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:42
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[Canada] Big tobacco firms appeal landmark Quebec judgment in class-action suit

The judge who ordered three tobacco companies to pay more than $15 billion in damages to Quebec smokers for damaging their health created his own law in the process, a lawyer for the companies argued at the Quebec Court of Appeal. Simon Potter was the
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 00:00
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[Canada] Tobacco companies appeal landmark lawsuit

The companies argued that smokers knew the risks associated with tobacco use and that their product was legal. The government of the province of Quebec is also suing the tobacco companies to recover some $60-billion it cost the publicly-funded health ca
Radio Canada (ca)
added Nov 21, 2016 23:59
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[Canada] Children exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke are 'prone to aggression and antisocial behaviour'

Aggression, criminal offences, theft, refusal to comply with authority, and destruction of property found to be higher among children exposed to smoke
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:22
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[Canada] Early childhood household smoke exposure predicts later delinquency and dropout risk at age 12

more children are exposed to household tobacco smoke in early childhood, the greater their risk of adopting antisocial behavior toward others, engaging in proactive and reactive aggression, having conduct problems at school, and dropping out at age 12. "
EurekAlert
added Nov 21, 2016 15:55
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[Canada] Study finds almost half of discarded cigarettes butts at UBC are contraband

British Columbia remains a significant market for untaxed contraband cigarettes, according to a study by the Western Convenience Stores Association. The majority, which are being manufactured on First Nations reserves in Eastern Canada, are finding their
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:28
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