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Editorial: Plain packaging for cigarettes makes sense in Canada and beyond

The federal government’s plan to impose plain packaging on cigarettes is a welcome addition to the long list of measures already taken to make smoking unattractive, inconvenient, expensive and socially unacceptable. And the plan, coupled with Quebec’s la
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 7, 2016 16:54
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Canada signals its standardized packaging intentions

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that he expects his health minister to introduce, as a matter of urgency, standardized packaging (PP) legislation for tobacco products, according to a story in the Ottawa Citizen relayed by the TMA.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 7, 2016 16:53
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[Canada] Around Town: Break out the cigars! Ottawa Senators host Cuban charity gala

presented by Bell, at the Hilton Lac-Leamy...Gala host and celebrity auctioneer “Stuntman” Stu Schwartz, a local radio personality and PA announcer for the Senators, brought a fiesta feel to the night. At the podium, he lit a Cuban cigar and happily puffe
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:45
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[Canada] Why your condo neighbours might not be allowed to smoke on their own balconies

But, in June of 2015 after seeking further legal advice, the Strata council issued a notice to owners stating smoking on balconies was prohibited because they met the definition of substantially enclosed areas, and were within three meters of doorways an
infonews.ca (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:36
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[Canada] Tobacco firms face more limits on cigarette packaging

The federal government plans to force tobacco companies to sell their cigarettes in packages that lack distinctive brand designs aimed at enticing smokers to buy their product. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signalled in the mandate letter he recently del
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 6, 2016 14:47
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[Canada] SELICK: Why politicians go berserk over e-cigarettes

Since 2009, Health Canada has taken the position that e-cigarettes containing nicotine are illegal. But out on the streets, Health Canada is simply being ignored. There's a brisk trade in vaping supplies including nicotine.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Jan 5, 2016 19:33
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[Canada] Smoke-Free Outdoor Public Places

As of January 1, 2016, changes to Bylaw No. 8286 The Smoking Control Bylaw, 2004 will prohibit smoking in outdoor public places owned or operated by the City such as parks, playgrounds, sports fields, spray pads, outdoor and paddling pools, skateboard s
City of Saskatoon (ca)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:23
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[Canada] Outdoor smoking ban starts Friday in Saskatoon

Areas where smoking will be banned include: parks, playgrounds, sports fields, spray pads, outdoor pools, paddling pools, skateboard parks, golf courses, tennis courts, dog parks, public squares and the areas around civic buildings.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Jan 5, 2016 18:19
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[Canada] Ontario Bans Sale of E-Cigarettes to People Under 19

A law banning the sale of e-cigarettes to people to under the age of 19 went into effect in Ontario on Friday. Electronic cigarettes are now treated in the same way as regular cigarettes in the Canadian province that includes Toronto. The law also bans
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 2016 16:35
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[Canada] Will they? Won't they? They did.

JTI-Macdonald is still trying to stare down the Quebec Legislature's right to set new rules for lawsuits against it. In another, Imperial Tobacco appears to have blinked, and has posted the security deposit required of it, despite earlier threats to try
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 5, 2016 16:20
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