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[Canada] Ontario Liberals shoot down effort to exempt vapour lounges and compassion clubs from new rules

Ontario’s Liberal government quashed on Monday an opposition motion to exempt vapour lounges and compassion clubs from new rules that would bar medical marijuana use anywhere cigarettes are already banned. Bill 178 seeks to amend the Smoke Free Ontario
National Post (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46

[Canada] Legal battle looms over tobacco pack changes

A legal showdown appears to be looming as the federal government moves ahead with plans for plain packaging of tobacco products. Health Minister Jane Philpott is set to make an announcement Tuesday — World No Tobacco Day — on the proposal, which involve
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:46

[Canada] Tobacco-related Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act

1. The purpose of this Act is to establish specific rules for the recovery of tobacco-related health care costs attributable to a wrong committed by one or more tobacco product manufacturers, in particular to allow the recovery of those costs regardless
Canadian Legal Information Institute (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:11

[Canada] Jim Watson: Ode to Heather Crowe, an anti-smoking champion

the true credit for this ground-breaking piece of legislation rests with a humble, and courageous waitress named Heather Crowe. Heather was a kind, soft-spoken hospitality worker whom I first got to know when she waitressed at The Newport Restaurant on R
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 15:35

[Canada] Cigarette packs used as ‘mini billboards,’ says BC researcher, on international ‘No Tobacco Day’

The Canadian government announced its plans to adopt plain packaging on cigarettes packs earlier this year. Health Minister Jane Philpott is expected to follow up on that announcement in a press conference this afternoon. Plain packaging requirements
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 31, 2016 20:13

Health Canada will hold public consultations on plain tobacco packages

To mark Tuesday's World No Tobacco Day, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced a three-month online consultation on tobacco packaging sizes and shapes to guide the development of the new regulations. The plain packaging measures will include a standard
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2016 20:12

Canada Libertarians Say No to Nanny State on World No Tobacco Day

members of the international grassroots activist group Students For Liberty took to Parliament Hill on Tuesday to hand out their “No Nanny” plain-packaged chocolate bars to legislators and federal employees.
PanAm Post
added May 31, 2016 20:12

Canada to make plain packaging for tobacco products compulsory

Canada, following the lead of Britain and Australia, will make plain packaging of cigarettes compulsory in a bid to cut the rate of smoking, Health Minister Jane Philpott said on Tuesday.
added May 31, 2016 20:06

[Canada] Smoke-free for 10 years: Ottawa remembers anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe

A decade after Ontario’s smoke-free legislation came into effect, friends and family of anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe gathered in a Scott Street park to remember her on Tuesday. The small, tree-lined space at the corner of Island Park Drive has bee
Metro (ca)
added May 31, 2016 19:29

[Canada] Liberal government plans plain tobacco packages; legal battle looming

Health Minister Jane Philpott is set to make an announcement Tuesday — World No Tobacco Day — on the proposal, which involves standardizing box sizes and prohibiting colours, logos and graphics on tobacco packages. The proposal is sure to rekindle the i
Canadian Press
added May 31, 2016 13:24
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