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[Canada] MAHOOD: What were they smoking? Experts want health on tobacco litigation agenda

Campaign for Justice on Tobacco Fraud (CJTF)... pressed provincial and territorial governments to take Big Tobacco to trial, insist on the disclosure of industry documents, and allocate a significant portion of monies recovered to an arms-length-from-gove
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 27, 2014 13:55

[UK] Stephen Williams awarded by WHO - 05 June 2013

Stephen Williams MP receives an award from the World Health Organization for his work in tobacco control
added Jun 6, 2013 10:57

[Canada] Alberta exempting menthol cigarettes under flavoured tobacco ban

The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17

Florida Tobacco Victims Might Lose Millions

The cigarette industry reignited Florida's tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims to collect millions in damages.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Feb 21, 2015 23:32

[Canada] Toronto city council outlaws hookah bars, bans shisha smoking in lounges

Toronto is banning shisha smoking in lounges and restaurants, becoming the latest Canadian city to outlaw the hookah. City councillors overwhelmingly endorsed the public-health-inspired ban Wednesday, rejecting a proposed compromise. The prohibition, wh
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:33

[Canada] City bans hookah smoking inside licensed businesses

Toronto Council voted 34-3 Wednesday to ban hookah smoking inside licensed businesses in Toronto, effective April 1, 2016. After a brief debate, council decided to extinguish indoor hookah smoking — even if it doesn’t involve tobacco. “We’re going to d
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 7, 2015 16:30

[Canada] Council bans e-cigarettes from city workplaces

Council voted Monday to treat e-cigarettes like real cigarettes in city workplaces. With no debate, council voted 36 to 2 to prohibit e-cigarette use in City of Toronto workplaces and “recommend the same” to the city’s agencies and corporations.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Aug 28, 2014 10:46

Five things we learned at the Cigar Awards Dinner

Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks cigar smoking is the solution to America's political division Arnold might have missed the memo about the event's black tie dress code, but he certainly didn't miss the opportunity for a little political grandstanding. As Gov
GQ Magazine
added Nov 20, 2014 12:57

Chile anti-smoking bill has tobacco industry on edge

A tough anti-smoking bill is trying to get nicotine-hooked Chile to kick the habit, but has provoked a backlash from the powerful tobacco industry. The bill would force cigarette makers to use identical packaging covered in chilling anti-smoking ads, lim
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:48

[Canada] NDP health critic introduces bill to ban all flavoured tobacco products

New Democrat health critic France Gélinas has re-introduced a private member’s bill seeking a ban on all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario. Her first bill in 2008 sought a ban on flavoured cigarillos. It passed, but tobacco companies simply added mor
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:46
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