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[Canada] Ottawa targets children, smokers looking to quit with new vaping bill

Ottawa has introduced new legislation to rein in the country’s burgeoning vaping industry, including rules that would ban the sale or promotion of e-cigarettes to people under 18. The proposed changes are designed to discourage youths from vaping while
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 18:10
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Government of Canada Introduces New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation

the Government introduced today important new legislation -- the proposed Tobacco and Vaping Products Act. The proposed Act amends the Tobacco Act to regulate vaping products as a separate class of products. As such, the Tobacco Act would be renamed the T
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 18:09
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[Canada] Nunavut prepares for 'long and complicated' fight against Big Tobacco

Nunavut, the territory with Canada's highest smoking rate, is looking for a law firm to represent it in its case against tobacco companies and is hoping the delay in filing the suit will give it a strategic advantage. It's been five years since Nunavut J
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:31
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Government of Canada Introduces New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation

introduced today important new legislation -- the proposed Tobacco and Vaping Products Act. The proposed Act amends the Tobacco Act to regulate vaping products as a separate class of products. As such, the Tobacco Act would be renamed the Tobacco and Vapi
Government of Canada (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:20
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[Canada] Three cigarette companies in court appealing 2015 landmark Quebec judgment

Lawyers for Imperial Tobacco, JTI-Macdonald and Rothmans-Benson & Hedges began arguments in front of Quebec's Court of Appeal during hearings that are expected to last until Friday. 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain p
Canadian Press
added Nov 23, 2016 00:12
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[Canada] Round Two Begins

The opening of the hearing by Quebec's Court of Appeal made today a BIG DAY in the long saga of the Montreal tobacco class actions. It was 18 years ago this month that the Conseil Québécois pour le tabac et la santé and Jean-Yves Blais filed a claim aga
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 23, 2016 00:07
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[Canada] E-cigarette vaping credited by some for sharp drop in smoking despite officials frowning on practise

“I would think that tobacco-control people would be celebrating. That’s more rapid (a drop) than would be predicted,” says Mark Tyndall, executive director of the B.C. Centre for Disease Control. “With increasing use of e-cigarettes, and decreasing use o
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:52
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[Canada] No more smoking hookah in Windsor public spaces

Windsor expanded its public smoking ban to include hookah pipes and electronic cigarettes Monday night. Back in May, city council banned smoking in all public spaces, including, beaches and community gardens, with the exception of a designated area at t
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:38
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[Canada] GROUP DEFENDS E-CIGARETTE USE TO COUNCIL

a local business owner wants to ensure they make an “informed decision"... Warr-Hunter said no smoke or second hand smoke is produced by vaping. He said there have been thousands of success stories with people who have weaned themselves off cigarettes by
Quinte News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:49
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[Canada] E-cigarette proponents defend product at Quinte West council

A Trenton business owner is hoping politicians make “an informed decision” based on science and fact before they vote on a potential bylaw to ban e-cigarettes in public places. Rowan Warr-Hunter is owner of Stinky Canuck in Trenton and Napanee. He’s
Belleville (Ont) Intelligencer (ca)
added Nov 22, 2016 16:42
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