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[Canada] More New Brunswick teens vaping and smoking e-cigarettes

The New Brunswick Lung Association is warning teens of the risks of using e-cigarette and vaping products in light of the New Brunswick Health Council’s (NBHC) report released this week that shows 28 per cent of N.B. students have tried one or more of th
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[Canada, USA] CBSA officer charged in cross-border tobacco smuggling investigation

RCMP says a Canada Border Services Agency officer has been charged in a smuggling investigation. The Mounties say the arrest came as part of a joint forces investigation that focused on a criminal organization that was allegedly smuggling truckloads of c
Canadian Press
added Dec 12, 2016 20:07
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[Canada] PG CITY COUNCIL APPROVES VAPING BYLAW, IMPLEMENTING STRICTER RULES

My Prince George Now (94.3 The Goat Rocks/97 Country FM) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2016 11:27
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[Canada] HC Seeks Testimonials for Tobacco Product Warnings

the Department is looking for more individuals who would be willing to share their personal stories about how they have been affected by the negative effects of smoking, in the hopes of changing someone's mind about smoking.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Dec 12, 2016 11:12
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[Canada] Restrictions on smoking and vaping to tighten next May

City council gave three readings Monday to a bylaw that will prohibit lighting up within six metres of a bus stop, bar or restaurant patio, food truck or tent, or drive-thru that serves food, and within 25 metres of any outdoor sports field or playground.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 20:30
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[Canada] Why tobacco stocks still have allure ($$)

Are tobacco stocks still worth owning after tumbling nearly 9 per cent since the summer? You bet. Of course, you have to get around a thorny ethical issue before starting any discussion about tobacco stocks. Smoking kills about 100 Canadians each day, a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 04:05
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[Canada] Excessive tax to blame for contraband

On behalf of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association just short of 20,000 cigarette butts were picked up and subjected to analysis. The results were surprising. Just over a quarter of the butts picked up in Toronto and surrounding area were contraband
North Bay (Ont) Nugget (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:44
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[Canada] Nunavut smoking rates high, but tobacco law enforcement low

Twelve years into implementation, no fines have been levied under Nunavut’s Tobacco Control Act for smoking within prohibited areas despite the territory remaining the highest per capita smoking jurisdiction in Canada. That’s according to Health Ministe
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:42
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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? ...is the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41
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[Canada] Study to explore e-cigarettes as smoking cessation tool

“Ultimately, multiple trials in multiple populations will be necessary to establish the efficacy of e-cigarettes,” said Dr. Eisenberg, “but ours is a significant first step.” At the moment, neither Health Canada, nor the US Food and Drug Administration h
McGill Reporter (ca)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:04
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