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E-cigarette sales to minors refused by most stores, Health Canada study indicates

A draft report prepared for Health Canada shows minors were refused e-cigarettes in a majority of stores across the country during a four-month period last year, with the highest rate of rejection in Prince Edward Island.
CBC News (ca)
added May 2, 2016 15:19
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[Canada] $2M fire caused by lit cigarette

A burning cigarette was the cause of a three Westpark houses going up in smoke and leaving seven residents homeless on April 21. No injuries resulted from the fire which was reported at 12:34 a.m. and the Red Cross provided accommodation for the affecte
Fort Saskatchewan (Alb) Record (ca)
added May 1, 2016 19:22

[Canada] Robert Henderson says he is ready to take on big tobacco

If big tobacco wants to sue Canada’s smallest province over its imminent ban on flavoured tobacco and menthol cigarettes, P.E.I. Health Minister Robert Henderson says bring it on.
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Apr 30, 2016 21:26

[Canada] Liberals propose ban on menthol cigarettes, signal aggressive anti-smoking stance

The draft regulation also comes shortly after manufacturers introduced in Canada new “click” products that release a burst of menthol flavour when squeezed, and are seen as a further inducement to smoking. One company has also launched legal challenges
National Post (ca)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:11

[Canada] Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes, citing appeal to young

Lesley James, senior manager of health policy at the Heart and Stroke Foundation, said menthol is a “gateway” flavouring agent and it is important to move forward with the proposed ban. “Menthol-flavoured cigarettes are one of the most dangerous and dec
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 30, 2016 15:28

[Canada] Ottawa moves to ban menthol cigarettes citing appeal to first-time smokers

The federal government has served notice it is moving to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes because of their appeal to young and first-time smokers. The posting in the latest Canada Gazette starts the clock on a 30-day public comment period. The governmen
Metro (ca)
added Apr 30, 2016 00:28

Government of Canada moving forward with proposal to ban menthol in most tobacco products - Proposal would expand previous restrictions on flavours that appeal to youth

Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, announced consultations on proposed amendments that would restrict menthol flavoured tobacco products on the Canadian market and would further protect youth from the dangers of tobacco use.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 20:32

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society applauds national ban on menthol cigarettes

"A ban on menthol cigarettes is an essential and necessary measure to protect Canadian kids," says Rob Cunningham, Senior Policy Analyst, Canadian Cancer Society. "Menthol cigarettes mask the harsh taste of tobacco smoke and make it easier for youth to e
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 20:31


This notice offers interested parties the opportunity to provide comments...The amendment would prohibit the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps (tobacco leaves for rolling) and most cigars in order to make them less appealing to youth.
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 19:04

[Canada, UK] E-cigarette study doesn't convince Nova Scotia's top doctor

Strang said there is evidence that e-cigarettes make it easier for people to continue smoking. "They can keep using their e-cigarette where they can't use a cigarette and then keep using cigarettes where they can." That wasn't the case for John Burke. A
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 29, 2016 12:14
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