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[Canada, UK] ARCHIVE: E-cigarette business is smoking in Sudbury, but health unit urges caution

Correction...CBC News reported a claim that the the Public Health England study was funded by the tobacco industry. In actual fact, PHE commissioned and paid for the study, and none of its authors received funding from the tobacco industry. CBC News regre
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 18:56
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[Canada] GLANTZ: Fantastic short video on science behind Smoke Free Movies

Dr. Robert Schwartz from Ontario Canada has prepared a wonderful short video explaining how we can be so certain that smoking in movies causes kids to smoke and why the R rating (18A in Canada) will save lives and money.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:58
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco challenges Quebec ban on tobacco, menthol cigarettes

Imperial Tobacco has launched a legal challenge of certain parts of Quebec’s tobacco-control law and is asking a judge to strike them down on constitutional grounds. The company has filed an application for judicial review with Quebec Superior Court, sa
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 3, 2016 17:33
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco files legal challenge against tobacco control bill

Anti-smoking groups say they are not at all surprised that Imperial Tobacco is challenging the provisions of Quebec’s Bill 44 that ban the sale of flavoured cigarettes and sleeker packaging that appeal to youth. On Friday, Imperial Tobacco Canada filed l
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Mar 2, 2016 15:10
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[Canada, USA] MLB and its rules around tobacco products

A Toronto city councillor wants to ban tobacco products at all of the city’s sports facilities — including the Rogers Centre — which would prohibit Blue Jays players from chewing or dipping in their home ballpark.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 17:27
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[Canada] Will Rogers Centre be next on list of MLB stadiums that ban tobacco?

Councillor Joe Mihevc is hoping to ban smokeless tobacco at all city sports facilities — including the Rogers Centre — following similar bans already in place in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. “Just as we did with cigarette smoking and hookah smo
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 17:25
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[Canada] Toronto Takes Tobacco-Free Baseball Campaign International

City Councillor Joe Mihevc announced today that he will lead the effort to eliminate smokeless tobacco use in both professional and amateur sports facilities in Toronto, including at Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays. We also commend the Blue
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:32
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[Canada] Contraband Tobacco Must Be Addressed by Anti-Smoking Advocates Attending National Health Conference

As the National Conference on Tobacco or Health begins today, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) calls on participants to focus their attention on the critical issue of contraband tobacco that continues to undermine tobacco control
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:09
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Imperial Tobacco Canada files legal challenge against Quebec's Act to bolster tobacco control

"Legal action is not something we want to undertake, nor something we enter into lightly, but Quebec's Bill 44 unjustifiably infringes upon our constitutional rights as a legal company" said Tamara Gitto, Vice President, Legal and External Affairs at Imp
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 16:04
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[Canada] DRIVING CONCERNS: Is it safe and legal to smoke an e-cigarette with kids in the car?

“Health Canada is still hiding under their desks on this one,” says University of Ottawa law professor David Sweanor. “They have no regulations in place - no system of disclosures or approvals.” Under the Food and Drug Act, any product containing nicoti
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 1, 2016 15:56
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