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[Canada] 'Cool, fun factor' motivates e-cigarette use in teens

The novelty factor of e-cigarettes is the key motivation for their use by adolescents, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). "While e-cigarettes are frequently used as devices for smoking cessation in adults, we fo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 18, 2016 12:51
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[Canada, Korea - South] Man could face charges for allegedly smoking on plane to Saskatoon

A 20-year-old man arrested in Saskatoon for allegedly smoking on a commercial flight has been released from custody while police consider possible charges. Police arrested the man, who is from South Korea, at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker International
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2016 00:36
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Uruguay’s Tobacco Victory Encourages Canada’s Plain Pack Proponents

Canada’s efforts to force tobacco manufacturers to use plain packaging will get a boost from a recent decision on similar measures in Uruguay, health advocates said Monday.... Cunningham, a senior policy analyst with the Canadian Cancer Society, called th
The Epoch Times
added Jul 15, 2016 03:10
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[Canada] Some smokers continue to break rules at HSC

Eastern Health has been finding it difficult to enforce no-smoking rules, and cancer patients say stubborn smokers are being disrespectful. One suggests tickets for smokers who insist on lighting up near doors. Patients coming in and out of the Dr. H. Bli
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:31
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Uruguay's tobacco victory encourages Canada's plain-pack proponents

The finding will also provide a very helpful precedent for Canada and other countries in response to industry arguments, he added. "The issues in the Uruguay case are very similar to the issues that have been raised by the tobacco industry in Canada regar
Canadian Press
added Jul 12, 2016 14:13
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[Canada] Two men charged following tobacco seizure north of Toronto

Ontario Provincial Police say two men – one from northwestern Ontario and the other from Manitoba – are facing charges following a large contraband tobacco seizure. They say the Ministry of Transportation requested police help on Wednesday morning dur
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Jul 11, 2016 21:38
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[Canada, Europe] In the Race to Regulate E-Cigarettes, Smokers May Be Forgotten

Today, Yeates is using his remaining time and waning strength to advocate for vaping as a safer alternative to cigarettes. He sees it as a crusade to save other smokers from the slow death that he's suffering. Yeates' fight comes at a time when governme
Vice.com
added Jul 8, 2016 19:43
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[Canada] Saskatchewan city imposes fee on businesses selling tobacco products

The city of Lloydminster is Saskatchewan's first community to impose an annual fee on businesses which choose to sell tobacco. Businesses will have to pay $750 a year to sell tobacco products, and another $350 if they sell flavoured tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2016 17:40
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Just in time for Canada Day: Tobacco company offers special 'ehdition' cigarettes

This week, Rothmans Benson & Hedges brought out a limited "ehdition" of its Canadian Classics brand in time for Canada Day, a move that has raised the ire of anti-smoking advocates, who argue that such promotion is another reason plain packaging for ciga
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 1, 2016 16:36
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[Canada] Spike in fires blamed on cigarettes extinguished in flower pots or mulch

“All the chemicals that are inside the cedar mulch or the flower pots are decomposing and the heat from the cigarette or any kind of heat source just ignites it,” he said. Dorion said these kinds of fires appear to be on the rise since April. “Since Ap
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 30, 2016 16:48
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