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[Canada] Province driving smokers to contraband cigarettes, says group

Convenience store owners say the Gallant government is sending mixed messages by cracking down on contraband tobacco, while also driving up the cost of legal cigarettes with tax increases. A lobbying campaign by the National Coalition Against Contraband
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 15:54
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[Canada] Sweanor: Ontario's vaping policy: Did smoke get in their eyes?

Recently, the Ontario government announced its intention to treat vaping the same as cigarette-smoking. If this strikes you as being as dumb as treating clean needles like dirty ones, or safe sex the same as the unprotected variety, you have grasped the
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:12
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[Canada] Car fire started by exploding e-cigarette, police say

One person was taken to hospital Monday evening after an e-cigarette malfunctioned, sparking a car fire. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called to a home on Snowdrop Crescent in Kitchener's west end around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Police said an 18-year-
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:02
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E-cigarette explosions rare in Canada, trade group says

An exploding e-cigarette that caused a car fire in Kitchener's west end Monday evening is a rare occurrence, a Canadian trade group says. "This is the second one that we have heard of in Canada," John Haste, a director with the Electronic Cigarette Trade
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:01
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Wynne should extinguish e-cigs plan

The Wynne government's crackdown on where people can use electronic cigarettes is a wrongheaded approach that mistakenly treats e-cigs just like regular smokes.
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Mar 15, 2016 15:23
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Plain cigarette packaging likely coming to Canada

The federal government is moving forward on its pledge to require plain packaging for cigarettes sold in Canadian markets, a change that would further limit creative labeling and packaging techniques use by tobacco companies to attract customers.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Mar 15, 2016 12:21
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[Canada] Restricting how vape shops operate will hurt smokers trying to quit, local advocate says

The owner of Ponyboy Vapes in Waterloo and Guelph says new laws that would prevent his customers from trying out devices and e-juices in his stores will hurt those who are trying to quit smoking tobacco cigarettes.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:39
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[Canada] Lac La Biche apartment fire caused by cigarette butt

investigation has indicated that the fire was started by a cigarette put out in a peat moss container...The cost of damages is estimated at $1.25 million. All 42 occupants have been displaced as a result of the blaze.
CBC News (ca)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:33
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[Canada] VIDEO: Changes to Smoke-Free Ontario Act could doom Windsor cannabis vaping lounge

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced Thursday it will propose legislative changes meant to “strengthen (Ontario) smoking laws to better protect people from second-hand smoke, whether from a tobacco product or medical marijuana.” Among the
National Post (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:22
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[Canada] VIDEO: Ontario bans vaping, medical marijuana use in areas where smoking is prohibited

E-cigarette and medical marijuana users in Ontario will soon be banned from smoking or vaporizing anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited, unless the Liberal government changes its mind -- again. Premier Kathleen Wynne thinks the new rules are common s
CP24 (ca)
added Mar 11, 2016 22:19
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