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Canada Libertarians Say No to Nanny State on World No Tobacco Day

members of the international grassroots activist group Students For Liberty took to Parliament Hill on Tuesday to hand out their “No Nanny” plain-packaged chocolate bars to legislators and federal employees.
PanAm Post
added May 31, 2016 20:12

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.
added May 31, 2016 20:06

[Canada] Smoke-free for 10 years: Ottawa remembers anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe

A decade after Ontario’s smoke-free legislation came into effect, friends and family of anti-smoking advocate Heather Crowe gathered in a Scott Street park to remember her on Tuesday. The small, tree-lined space at the corner of Island Park Drive has bee
Metro (ca)
added May 31, 2016 19:29

[Canada] Liberal government plans plain tobacco packages; legal battle looming

Health Minister Jane Philpott is set to make an announcement Tuesday — World No Tobacco Day — on the proposal, which involves standardizing box sizes and prohibiting colours, logos and graphics on tobacco packages. The proposal is sure to rekindle the i
Canadian Press
added May 31, 2016 13:24

[Canada] Big tobacco warns of legal action against plain packaging

An official with Imperial Tobacco says the government is exposing itself to a legal challenge. Eric Gagnon, Imperial Tobacco’s Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs also says the Federal Liberals are being hypocritical with plans to legalize marij
AM640 Toronto (ca)
added May 30, 2016 19:40

[Canada] Legal battle looms over tobacco pack changes

The government is exposing itself to a legal challenge, according to Imperial Tobacco spokesperson Eric Gagnon. Big tobacco, it seems, is digging in for another smoke war. "We believe, like any other industry, we have the right to have our brands on th
Canadian Press
added May 30, 2016 18:06

[Canada] Canadian Health Organizations Endorse Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products

are urging the federal government to move quickly to implement plain and standardized tobacco packaging. This year the theme of the World Health Organization's World No Tobacco Day, held on May 31, is Get Ready for Plain Packaging.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 30, 2016 18:04

[Canada] Plain Packaging – International Overview (PDF)

Plain packaging was implemented in Australia in 2012, has been adopted in France and the United Kingdom for implementation May 20, 2016, has been adopted in Ireland awaiting commencement date, and is under formal consideration in Norway, Hungary, Slovenia
Canadian Cancer Society
added May 30, 2016 14:54
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[Canada] Support for Plain and Standardized Tobacco Packaging Regulations in Ontario (PDF)

is unlikely to be a substantial backlash from the general public against the implementation of plain and standardized packaging regulations. Support for plain and standardized packaging in Ontario is among the highest in the world and that support is b
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added May 30, 2016 14:51

[Canada] Support for Plain and Standardized Tobacco Packaging Regulations in Ontario

The Canadian government may be preparing regulations for plain and standardized packaging of cigarette products. This OTRU update examines the level of public support for plain packaging in Ontario, which is among the highest in the world. This high leve
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added May 30, 2016 14:47
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