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[Canada] VIDEO: Advocates against smoking concerned about status of tobacco legislation

A coalition of local health organizations are pushing the province to pass 3 laws aimed at protecting Alberta youth from tobacco. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says the province’s new animal health bill is merely a way to stall bills 203, 206 an
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:58
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The right way to tax tobacco

THE ISSUE: Roll-your-own "clubs" make a mockery of everything from tax law to public health. THE STAKES: Will state government do the right thing?
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 15, 2012 09:10
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[Australia] HILDEBRAND: Quitting smoking made me a criminal

My crime was to quit the only way I knew I could: By replacing a real cigarette with an e-cigarette that delivered the nicotine without virtually all of the stuff that actually kills you. That practice is currently illegal. The Therapeutic Goods Administ
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:10
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Inuit Smoking Rates in Canada Are Worse Than the National Average in the 1950s

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
Vice.com
added Jan 28, 2016 20:21
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[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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[Canada] Toronto Board of Health to tackle e-cigarette issue

later this spring, according to board chairman Joe Mihevc. As of now, the board does not want to declare a position. “There are certainly some benefits to it,” said Mihevc. “I think it would be fair to say the public health community is debating this.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Apr 7, 2014 17:02
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Hungary's tobacco law: Leaked tape causes outrage

Five thousand new tobacconists open their doors in Hungary this week, a drastic reduction on the 42,000 outlets previously allowed to sell tobacco products, in the biggest ever shake-up of the Hungarian retail cigarette trade.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jul 3, 2013 12:01
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02
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[Canada] Dépanneur owners say anti-tobacco law could force them to card everyone who buys cigarettes

The Association of Chinese Dépanneur Owners is asking for its voice to be heard at the upcoming anti-tobacco legislation hearings at the National Assembly. Bill 44 aims to toughen Quebec’s current anti-smoking law by banning smoking on restaurant and ba
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 13, 2015 11:00
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[Canada] No provincial consensus on menthol-flavoured tobacco ban: Ambrose

The federal government hasn’t banned menthol-flavoured tobacco products, which have become popular with youth smokers, because there’s no consensus among the provinces, Health Minister Rona Ambrose told Global News.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:49
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