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[Canada] YOU SAID IT: Facebook users weigh in on bus vapor

BELLEVILLE - A city man who was asked to leave a city bus for vaporizing his medical marijuana while en route hasn’t found much support through social media. Followers of The Intelligencer’s Facebook page were asked if they thought it was appropriate for
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Feb 27, 2016 17:23
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[Canada] Ontario set to increase cigarette prices

An extra levy on cigarettes will raise the price by about $3 for each carton of 200 cigarettes.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 26, 2016 18:33
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[Canada] Review of ethics investigation into tobacco-litigation contract delayed

Alberta Justice has confirmed a review of a former ethics commissioner’s investigation into how the contract to litigate Alberta's $10-billion tobacco lawsuit was awarded will not be completed until the end of March. Alberta Justice has confirmed a revie
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 20:58
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[Canada, USA] 2016 Oscars red carpet reality check: Tobacco in movies recruits 1/3 of youth smokers

This year, 84 percent of the movies with smoking nominated in major Oscar categories were youth-rated in BC – whereas just 23 percent of those same films rated for youth audiences in the US. Earlier this the month, the World Health Organization (WHO) rele
Indo-Canadian Voice (ca)
added Feb 25, 2016 03:34
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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
Law360
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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