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[Canada] GRANT: Organized Crime Profits Off Ontario's Illegal Tobacco Problem

Last month, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco launched an advertising campaign in Ontario to drive awareness of the production, distribution and sale of illegal tobacco and the impact it has on local communities across the province. The c
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:06
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[Canada] Reefer madness: Dealing with marijuana-smoking neighbours

The key to any claim for bylaw breaches, from smoking marijuana to noise, is gathering evidence. Dates, times, and particulars relating to the alleged violation are critical.
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added Dec 14, 2015 15:03
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[Canada] Wildrose party asks RCMP to investigate tobacco-litigation contract

The Opposition Wildrose have asked the RCMP to investigate how the Alberta government's tobacco-litigation contract was awarded. "This is a serious matter which needs to be investigated for a possible criminal breach of trust," Wildrose justice critic S
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 12, 2015 15:55
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[Canada] Premier Notley resists calls for RCMP investigation of tobacco-litigation contract

Premier Rachel Notley said Thursday she will not ask the RCMP to investigate how Alberta's controversial tobacco-litigation contract was awarded, despite calls from the Opposition Wildrose for a police probe. Instead, Notley deferred to an ongoing review
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 11, 2015 18:38
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[Canada] DRUG USE AMONG ONTARIO STUDENTS: THE ONTARIO STUDENT DRUG USE AND HEALTH SURVEY

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:15
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[Canada] E-cigarettes more popular among Ontario students than regular cigarettes: CAMH

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health released its 2015 survey on Ontario students’ drug and alcohol use on Wednesday. The survey, which is done every two years, asks students from grades 7-12 about their drug use over the past year. Here are some
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:11
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[Canada] Harm reduction over morals to reduce smoking deaths

Increasing taxes on cigarettes reduces smoking rates but can cause financial hardship for some low-income populations... Sweanor's arguments highlight the tension in the tobacco-control community and among public health officials over the issue of e-ciga
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:10
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[Canada] Justice Schrager firmly declines the invitation to reconsider.

"[Justice Schrager] omitted to take into account the mandatory $100,000,000 Flintkote Loan payment due days earlier...." In his response, issued this afternoon, Justice Schrager gives Imperial Tobacco a flat and unhappy sounding "no".
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 17:47
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[Canada] Partner believed winning Alberta tobacco-litigation team would have political advantage, email suggests

Six months before Alberta launched its "independent" process to select outside legal counsel for a multibillion-dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry, a partner in the legal consortium eventually chosen believed it was in the "forefront" for the pot
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 10, 2015 16:25
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CMAJ Editorial: A letter to our colleague, Canada’s new Minister of Health

We are further encouraged by many other commitments in the Liberal platform, including ... a promise to require plain packaging for tobacco.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Dec 9, 2015 23:33
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