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[Canada] Feds move forward with menthol cigarette ban

“By moving forward on this proposed ban on menthol, alongside the existing flavours ban for tobacco products, we are taking another important step in the fight against youth smoking,” health minister Jane Philpott said in a prepared statement. The ban wo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:42
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[Canada] Company buying Canadian medical journals is being sued for publishing junk science for profit

Two of Canada's most prestigious publishing houses for medical journals have been quietly bought up by an international publisher that is being sued by the U.S. government ... The takeovers have sent shock waves through the medical research community and
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Nov 6, 2016 13:59
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Government of Canada moves forward with proposal to ban menthol in tobacco products

Health Canada announced today a proposed Order that would amend the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps and most cigars sold on the Canadian market. In May 2016, Health Canada concluded a 30-day consultation period with sta
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 22:22
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[Canada] Council taking a new look at smoking ban bylaw

Timmins could find out next week whether the city can or cannot expand the jurisdiction of its anti-smoking bylaw to an area beyond three meters of a public doorway. Earlier this year, city council was approached jointly by the Porcupine Health Unit and
Timmins (ONT) Daily Press (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:51
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[Canada] Robbie Williams starts smoking again

The 42-year-old singer ditched his naughty habit four years ago when daughter Teddy was born but recently turned to the cigarettes again after undergoing a strict diet regime. After piling on the pounds when he first stopped smoking, Robbie revealed: "I
Mississauga (ON) News (ca)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:39
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[Canada, New York] Cree Elder facing tobacco smuggling charge says Canadian border agents ‘took away my prayer’

Cree Elder Johnny Grant was detained at the Cornwall customs border post after he was found with several pouches of pipe tobacco he says he purchased for $360 on the U.S. side of Akwesasne on Sept. 10, a day before his 72nd birthday.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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[Canada] Gateway Cigar Store blows away Ontario tobacco ban

Although Ontario has banned the sale of tobacco on university campuses, apparently not everyone has gotten the message. The Gateway Cigar Store at Keele campus continues to sell cigarettes under the counter for cash only. When confronted, store staff re
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:58
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[Canada] PMI asks the Supreme Court to "guide" provincial courts towards disclosing medical records

an Ontario case manager exhorted the provincial governments who have launched cost-recovery lawsuits against the tobacco companies to pool efforts... But what should happen when provincial courts make opposing decisions on similar issues? That is the ch
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:57
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Both Sides of the Argument? JTI-MacDonald’s Anti-Plain Packaging Spin in Canada

recently launched a multimedia campaign, Both Sides of the Argument, to sway public opinion against proposed plain packaging legislation... While the Canadian campaign purports to present ‘Both Sides of the Argument’, it quite clearly represents only one
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Nov 1, 2016 17:43
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[Canada] Wildrose alleges 'coverup' by Alberta Justice in tobacco-litigation FOIP inquiry

Access-to-information expert Vincent Gogolek says he has never seen behaviour in a freedom of information inquiry like that of Alberta Justice.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:24
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