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[Canada] More than 325,000 illegal cigarettes seized

The seizure was the result of a six-week, joint investigation which culminated in the serving of nine search warrants. The provincial tax value of the seized cigarettes is about $72,800. The investigation also resulted in the seizure of two vehicles and
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:50
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[Canada] The nine-metre rule: Quebec's new smoking laws in full effect

A new provincial law which forbids smoking within a nine-metre radius of a door, window or external air intake of a public or private building has taken effect as part of The Tobacco Control Act, introduced on Nov. 26, 2015. Anyone caught repeatedly brea
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:15
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[Canada] Quebec’s new tobacco laws come into full effect Saturday

Smoking outside, within a 9 metre-radius of a window or door that opens, is now prohibited in Quebec, under the Tobacco Control Act. Formerly known as the Tobacco Act, several amendments were made to the law with the first changes coming into effect one
GlobalTV (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise in Ontario

Smokers’ use of contraband tobacco is pervasive and growing in Ontario, according to new study. Dave Bryans, of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA), said that 32.8% of the cigarette butts collected in the study were from illegal sources — a
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:48
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[Canada] Two arrested in smuggling operation along the St. Lawrence River in South Glengarry

This seizure of fine cut tobacco translates into roughly 982,000 cigarettes or 4,910 cartons of tobacco product that will not be reaching the illicit contraband market. If convicted, each faces a minimum fine of $255,424.00 or a period of imprisonment. I
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2016 03:47
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[Canada] Quebec tobacco control law now in full effect

The final phase of a revamped law aiming to curb smoking in Quebec takes effect on Saturday. Smokers must now stand nine metres away from any opening door, window or air intake of any public or private establishment.
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:38
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[Canada] Tobacco companies plead their case in court

The tobacco companies’ efforts to extinguish the $15 billion in damages awarded by the Superior Court to Quebec smokers are coming to an end. The parties concluded their arguments Friday in the Court of Appeal in Montreal, but the court asked them to co
Canadian Press
added Nov 28, 2016 15:04
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[Canada] VIDEO: Big tobacco appealing $15-billion Quebec ruling

Their argument is essentially that smokers knew the risks of using a legal, but dangerous, product. "We believe we have strong arguments in this case, and we believe the judgment should be overturned in its entirety," said Michael Klander, ‎Director of
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:03
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[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
rabble.ca
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22
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[Canada] QCA 5: The Appeal Court goes into overtime

each of the parties is to file its views on what questions would remain to be asked if an individual recovery process were put in place and if the defendant tobacco companies were able to contest whether individuals smoked as a result of their actions or
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 26, 2016 23:38
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