Headlines Tagged with Elections/Politics — 21,595 headlines found
are accusing the plaintiffs in a landmark class-action lawsuit of attempting to use the courts to do what Parliament doesn’t dare: ban the sale of cigarettes...cigarettes have at least one use – to give smokers pleasure – and Quebec Superior Court cannot
Sep 29, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:20
The legal age to purchase tobacco in most Canadian provinces is 19 with the exception of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Quebec. However, many jurisdictions in the United States have already raised the legal smoking age to 21. California is one of
Jan 18, 2017 GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 16:01
Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Nov 24, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41
“Even if I wasn’t the health minister, I’m concerned about that as a citizen,” he said. Glavine’s comment were in response to a story by Global News about the confusion surrounding e-cigarette rules.
Aug 7, 2014 GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 8, 2014 08:30
Paraguay's new President Horacio Cartes says he's willing to sell off his cigarette-making business that has often drawn criticism from foreign governments worried about contraband.
Aug 16, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2013 19:41
Chinafile reports that officials from Cangzhou City in Hebei province vowed to quit smoking in a (stupid, theatrical, useless) attempt to help combat the awful air conditions in the region. To prove the seriousness of the situation, a party official th
Aug 13, 2013 Shanghaiist (blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:20
If passed, Bill S-5 will make it illegal for a company to tell smokers that lower-risk products are, well, lower risk... We can replace an approach based on punishing and shaming smokers into trying to quit with one that empowers them to succeed. With a
Sep 1, 2017 Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:47
A tweet by B.C.’s health minister is garnering controversy. On Tuesday, Terry Lake publicly wondered if it was time to consider raising the age of tobacco consumption to 21.
Jan 17, 2017 CHEK-TV (ca)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:30
The Zambian government said it cannot afford to ban tobacco production and trade because doing so could result in massive job losses and income especially in rural communities, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Jan 20, 2016 Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 21:03
Canada's North is facing a health crisis, as skyrocketing cancer rates amongst its Indigenous peoples are far and away the highest in the world, according to a new international study. That result is, in part, due a total failure of the all levels of go
Jan 27, 2016 Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21