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[Canada] Billionaire Andrew Forrest to Fund Anti-Smoking Suits, Australian Says

The Australian billionaire, through his Minderoo Foundation, is seeking legal advice on whether it is feasible to take action similar to a landmark Canadian case that saw a judge order three tobacco companies to pay A$15.6 billion ($12.2 billion) in damag
Bloomberg News
added Sep 30, 2017 16:42
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[Canada] ONE OF AUSTRALIA’S RICHEST CITIZENS IS PREPARING TO TAKE ON BIG TOBACCO

on behalf of smokers as part of an unprecedented “assault” on the industry. Philanthropist and iron ore magnate Andrew Forrest...is privately seeking legal advice from some of Australia’s most expensive QCs. It’s understood the court action would be bas
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:22
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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[Canada] Canadian Community Health Survey, 2016

Half of 18 to 34 year olds (50.3%) reported at least one of these unhealthy behaviours. Although Canadian youth aged 12 to 17 are below the legal age for buying alcohol and cigarettes, 10.1% reported one of the three unhealthy behaviors.
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:48
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[Canada] Smoking, 2016

In 2016, 16.9% of Canadians aged 12 and older (roughly 5.2 million people) smoked either daily or occasionally.Note 1 The proportion of Canadians aged 12 and older who smoked either daily or occasionally declined between 2015 and 2016 (17.7%, 16.9%). Not
Statistics Canada (ca)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:47
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[Canada] Smoking to be bannned on McMaster campus

The Hamilton campus of McMaster University is the latest post-secondary school in Canada to ban smoking on their premises. The list has now reached 14 different schools who have decided to ban smoking on campus. This advocates for other schools to follow
Brock Press (Brock University) (ca)
added Sep 26, 2017 23:52
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Big Business Starting to Look at Canada's Newest Industry

Here's a look at some companies that are getting into the cannabis game: Philip Morris It makes sense for a major tobacco company to be interested in cannabis. Back in the 1960s, when social interest in marijuana began to grow, rumors circulated that
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:34
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[Canada] Campaign targets parents who smoke near children

The Quebec ministry of health and social services is among the organizations behind a new campaign aimed at educating the province’s parents about the dangers second-hand smoke pose to children. The Smoke-Free Family campaign is being organized by Capsan
Canadian Press
added Sep 24, 2017 14:21
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[Canada] Big Tobacco looks for its fix with new technology shift

Andre Calantzopoulos is out to convince you he hates smoking. A former pack-a-day smoker for years, he preaches a harm-reduction approach to ridding the world of cigarettes. And he believes that new electronic alternatives can play a big role in getting
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 20:20
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban won’t positively impact universities

The ban isn’t going to stop students and faculty at McMaster from smoking, it’ll only stop smoking on McMaster’s property. It’s naïve to believe that disallowing smoking on campus will discourage people from smoking at all. Even with a ban like this, smo
Queen's Journal (ca)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:21
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