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[Canada] B.C. conflict commissioner to review Redford’s tobacco lawsuit decision

has ruled there should be a renewed investigation into former Alberta premier Alison Redford’s selection of a law firm to sue tobacco companies on behalf of the province. Paul Fraser says Alberta’s former ethics commissioner did not have all the informat
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 5, 2016 02:41
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[Canada] Contraband smokes creating series of problems

Grant said RCMP numbers show the vast majority of illicit tobacco sellers are also trading drugs and weapons. He estimates cigarettes fund the activities of more than 175 criminal gangs, including drugs, guns and human trafficking. “Everyone in the comm
Halifax (NS) Chronicle Herald (ca)
added Aug 2, 2016 15:29
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[Canada] Illegal cigarettes a growing concern in New Brunswick

Lobbyists say illegal tobacco sales in the Maritimes accounts for millions of dollars in lost revenue and poses a risk to youth and small businesses. The National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco says all levels of government need to work together to
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jul 28, 2016 13:21
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[Canada] Ask and you shall receive!

A gift arrived for me from Toronto late last week in the form of a USB key containing the key documents in the Ontario cost-recover action. Among these were the statements of defence by the industry that were produced after Ontario Superior Court Case
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jul 27, 2016 21:23
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[Canada] Contraband tobacco trade an 'emerging problem' in the Maritimes: lobby group

A national lobby group is touring the Maritimes to raise awareness around the contraband tobacco trade. Officials with the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco are meeting with elected officials and law enforcement in New Brunswick and Nova Sco
KHJ (Fredericton, NB) (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:35
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[Canada] E-cigarette use increasing amongst teens, study shows

A new study suggests more teens are using e-cigarettes, which may be a gateway for nicotine addiction amongst young people with little to no regulation in Alberta. Dr. Michael Khoury, a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, condu
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:19
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[Canada] The 'endgame' for smokes?

Welcome to Health Canada's proposed new packaging rules for tobacco products. Some ape Australia's, some go further. The federal government is seeking feedback through next month on the measures that are under consideration. It is another step in what s
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Jul 25, 2016 15:14
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[Canada] 'A desperate attempt': Australian advocate says plain packaging has worked Down Under

Postmedia talked to Kylie Lindorff...Countries like Canada can learn from Australia’s experience and tighten their legislation to make sure that tobacco industry innovations that have occurred in Australia to continue to promote their products cannot be e
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:31
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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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[Canada] 'Gross!' Smokers recoil from new packaging

Outside a hospital and at a local college, there was near-universal disgust at what many said was the suddenly more-prominent picture of a cancer-ridden tongue on the pack they held in their hands. Australian research showed that a year after plain pack
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:24
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