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[Canada] How the Hells Angels Made a Massive Comeback in Quebec

but eight years and tens of millions of taxpayer dollars later, we are seeing a very different outcome. VICE spoke to police, prosecutors, defence lawyers, and organized crime experts about the fallout of the SharQc trials and their impact on Quebec's cr
Vice.com
added Oct 8, 2016 00:29
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[Canada] 730,000 contraband cigarettes seized in roadside checkstop

Police say they seized approximately 730,000 contraband cigarettes from a vehicle Oct. 5 at a checkstop on the Trans-Canada Highway near New Maryland, N.B.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 8, 2016 00:14
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[Canada] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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[Canada] Quebecers are smoking less but aren't as healthy as you might think

Although Quebecers appear willing to give up that vice — dropping to 19 per cent in 2014-15 from nearly a quarter of the population in 2008 — the proportion of people using drugs has increased, according to numbers published by the Institut de la statist
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:07
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[Canada] Queen’s–led summit concludes with a call to bring tobacco prevalence rate to “less than 5 by ’35”

A summit of Canada’s leading health experts has discussed bold novel ideas and examined a series of recommendations aimed at reducing the rate of commercial tobacco use in Canada to below five per cent by the year 2035. The recommendations were debated a
Queen's University (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:57
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[Canada] Summit aims to butt out cigarette use

About 85 national and international experts held a summit over the weekend at Queen’s University’s Donald Gordon Centre to discuss strategies for an end game in tobacco use in Canada within the next 20 years. The group of experts from the medical field,
Kingston (Ont) Whig-Standard (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:54
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Plain packaging: Inconclusive evidence suggests Canada should wait--Montreal Economic Institute

We must not forget that tobacco is already one of the most regulated and strictly controlled industries in Canada, which is also among the countries in the world where smoking prevalence is the lowest. "Since the debate over the effectiveness of plain p
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2016 17:54
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[Canada] NINE TO FIVE We’re breathing second-hand smoke from the business next door

Is it an employer’s responsibility to provide a smoke-free workspace – even if the cigarette smoke is entering our workplace from an adjoining business? If the company fails to take on this obligation, what is my recourse?
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:18
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[Canada] Federal Liberals plan to regulate vaping as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco

Health Canada offered few other details Tuesday beyond saying it would both protect young people from nicotine and allow adult smokers to use vaping as a quit-smoking aid or as a potentially less harmful alternative to tobacco.
Canadian Press
added Oct 1, 2016 14:51
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[Canada] This may be exactly what smokers need to quit

Le and his team are proposing to develop a new vaccination strategy targeting the lungs, which offers an effective treatment that can sequester nicotine in the airways and limit its entry into the brain. Preliminary results show that levels of nicotine
BayToday.ca (ca)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:10
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