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TRANSCRIPT: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

Gagnon tells Tremonti "plain packaging is not going to work...has nothing to do with public health...It's because there's a number of anti-tobacco lobbyist group that for them plain packaging is important and that's the truth. "
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 27, 2016 00:24
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[Australia] AUDIO: The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti: 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

The Current looks at what we can learn from the Australian experience and hear from the tobacco industry on why they think this change in packaging is a bad idea that won't work.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:23
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[Australia] AUDIO: The Current 'Nothing to do with public health': Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans

CBC News (ca)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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PICARD: Canada should adopt plain packaging rules despite what Big Tobacco says

In recent days, Canada’s tobacco industry has launched a massive advertising campaign – including a full page ad in The Globe and Mail – attacking the federal government’s plan to introduce plain packaging rules for cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51
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[Canada] Invitation - Press conference - The Honourable Nicola Roxon talks about the "Australian Experience" with tobacco plain packaging

Australia's former Health minister and attorney General will share her insights and experience as regards the successful implementation of the world's first tobacco plain packaging law, including tobacco industry tactics aimed at undermining its adoption
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:51
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[Canada] INVITATION – Press conference: Plain and standardized tobacco packaging: The Honourable Nicola Roxon to share Australian experience (PDF)

As Health Minister, Ms. Roxon introduced the first plain and standardized tobacco packaging legislation in the world and in her capacity as Attorney-General successfully defended the industry’s challenge to the law before Australia's High Court.
Coalition Quebecoise pour le Controle du Tabac (ca)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: Plain-package cigs, the Liberals’ gift to organized crime

If I were in the contraband tobacco business, which is more lucrative and less jail-risky in this country than the narco trade, I would be cutting the largest donation cheque legally allowed to the Liberal Party of Canada.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:16
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[Canada] Western moves against vaping in campus 'clean air corridors'

Western is now following suit by banning students from vaping in designated areas called clear air corridors. What’s more, students within 10 meters of any entrance, window, air intake or loading dock are forbidden from vaping. According to the Clear th
Western Gazette (University of Western Ontario) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:18
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[Canada] Tobacco company launches ads saying plain packaging doesn't work

JTI-MacDonald is claiming plain packaging will make it easier for criminals to sell cheap, illegal tobacco. However, Jenny Byford with the Canadian Cancer Society feels it’s part of just another campaign of misinformation. “The tobacco industry has trie
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 14:33
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[Canada] Health lobby groups ignore significant findings in most recent Canadian student tobacco, alcohol, and drugs survey

when 3% of Canadian youth smoke cigarettes versus a rate of 17% for marijuana and four out of five youth are drinking alcohol, one has to wonder why these health lobby groups seem unilaterally focused on lobbying for plain packaging of tobacco products" a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 14:31
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