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[Canada] Montreal police renew programs targeting contraband, money laundering

The Montreal police will renew two programs that give the department a financial incentive to crack down on contraband tobacco and alcohol and follow the money-laundering trail of criminal organizations in the city.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 04:20
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[Canada] B.C. government argues against giving health information to tobacco industry

A long-running legal battle between the B.C. government and the tobacco industry has returned to court, with lawyers for the province arguing it should not be forced to turn over private health information. But lawyers for Philip Morris International say
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 14, 2016 14:13
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[Canada] Japan Tobacco's Unfair Representations

This week Japan Tobacco launched a web-page against plain packaging in Canada, timed to coincide with the end of the first wave of public consultations on this important initiative. The primary framing of its message on the web-site and the full-page ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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[Canada] Alberta Justice criticized for disrespecting freedom of information commissioner

A freedom of information law expert says Alberta Justice, and ultimately, Minister Kathleen Ganley, are responsible for the disrespect shown to an inquiry looking into how Alberta chose a legal consortium to sue the tobacco industry.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:36
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[Canada] Judge upholds Toronto’s ban of hookah bars

An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that Toronto’s bylaw banning hookah bars can stand. In a judgment released Friday, Justice Robert F. Goldstein chided city council for the ban but upheld it nonetheless, saying it was within the city’s legal rig
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:15
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Criminals target Canada for money laundering

The main domestic sources of proceeds of crime, says FATF, “are fraud, corruption and bribery, counterfeiting and piracy, illicit drug trafficking, tobacco smuggling and trafficking, as well as tax evasion.” Criminals target Canada because we have an ope
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 16:09
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[Canada] Cigarette butts could soon be costly for Toronto's bars, restaurants

It's a chargeable offence in the city of Toronto to throw litter on public or private property, and new regulations are making it mandatory for business owners to provide receptacles for patrons who smoke.
Metro (ca)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:42
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[Australia, Canada] CHASSIN/KERR: Is plain packaging the best option to lower smoking rates?

what is the most efficient means of reducing smoking rates?... The best way to do so is education, information and sensitization. But these solutions are not flashy and do not score political points. Also, they do not hurt tobacco companies, which seems a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:00
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[Canada] Victoria fines first pot shop under new licensing regime

A pot shop has been given the first fine under the City of Victoria’s new rules aimed at marijuana retailers, and it plans to fight the penalty. Green Ceiling was fined $500 on Friday for allowing cannabis consumption on site, which is contrary to the bu
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:27
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[Canada] Victoria vapour lounge fined under new cannabis business regulations

Fines under the new cannabis business regulations include: $500 for on-site consumption $500 for allowing minors inside
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:26
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