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[Australia] SCHOLTEN: Plain Packaging Is Not The Answer To Canada's Tobacco Problem

a closer look at what occurred in Australia when plain packaging was introduced results in more questions than answers as to how this would meaningfully impact...Our retailers follow Canada's tobacco control measures and act as gatekeepers to age-restrict
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:37
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[Canada] Government cracking down on hookah bars, e-cigarettes

The provincial government will be regulating e-cigarettes, flavoured tobacco and hookah bars, in legislation, which will be debated in the House of Assembly this afternoon.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:32
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[Canada] One year later

But now? Someone buying cigarettes in Quebec would be hard pressed to know that anything had ever happened.... The companies are not backing down from their resistance to laws which specifically require the kinds of warnings which they were found liable
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jun 3, 2016 16:43
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[Canada] Firefighters warn smokers to watch their butts

Montreal’s fire department said it responded to 12 fires linked to cigarettes or cigars since the warm weather started, and is warning people to be careful where they extinguish their cigarettes, or cigars.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 2, 2016 09:38
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[Canada] Nunavik smokers face tougher new provincial restrictions

Quebec is clamping down further on smoking through a new set of regulations attached to its Tobacco Act that came into effect May 26. Now, if you want to smoke cigarettes in Nunavik or in southern Quebec, you will no longer be able to smoke in places su
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:07
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[Canada] Elgin St. Thomas Public Health campaign kicks sand on smoking at the beach

About 40 Central Elgin Collegiate Institute students scoured Port Stanley's Main Beach Tuesday afternoon for cigarette butts to kick off Elgin St. Thomas Public Health's Butt Free Beach initiative. The anti-smoking event, a partnership with the Municipal
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:06
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[Canada] Tobacco-wise champions awarded

Curve Lake First Nation resident Michael Whetung, 70, who quit smoking 43 years ago and used to smoke up to 50 cigarettes a day, was among those honoured at a World No Tobacco Day event organized by Peterborough Public Health (formerly the Peterborough C
Peterborough (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:02
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[Canada] Orazietti Recognizing Smoke-Free Accomplishments

Today at Queen’s Park, to mark the 10 year anniversary of the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy, the Ontario Finnish Resthome Association (OFRA) was presented with the Heather Crowe Award, in recognition of their work in promoting a smoke-free environment, ann
SaultOnline.com (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 19:49
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Canada to make plain packaging for tobacco products compulsory

Canada, following the lead of Britain and Australia, will make plain packaging of cigarettes compulsory in a bid to cut the rate of smoking, Health Minister Jane Philpott said on Tuesday. Although Canada already obliges firms to slap large graphic warni
Reuters
added Jun 1, 2016 18:57
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society praises federal consultation on tobacco plain packaging

commends Minister of Health Jane Philpott for launching a formal consultation toward implementing tobacco plain packaging in Canada. The consultation document, announced today on World No Tobacco Day, provides a detailed outline of how plain packaging may
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 18:50
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