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[Canada] Backgrounder: Protecting People in Ontario from the Health Impacts of Cannabis

In response to the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis in July 2018, Ontario's proposed approach to legalization is informed by the province's experience in managing tobacco and alcohol, as well as lessons from other jurisdictions that have re
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 2, 2017 03:36
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, BAT to hike prices of heat-not-burn e-cigarettes

Multinational tobacco companies selling heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarettes are set to raise prices as the National Assembly moves closer to hiking taxes on this new type of cigarette. When materialized, this would adversely affect millions of smokers who
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:36
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Jerry Brown vetoes smoking ban at California beaches and state parks

Cigarette butts are the most common type of litter on California’s beaches, but on Friday Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have banned smoking at all state beaches and state parks in California. “If people can’t even smoke on a deserted beac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 7, 2017 08:06
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[Canada] Minimum age to buy pot should be 21, Alberta Health Services suggests

Alberta Health Services is suggesting a minimum age of 21 for recreational marijuana purchases — and proposes the province use future legislation as an ''opportunity" to consider raising the ages to buy tobacco and liquor.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:58
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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[Canada] Plain. Simple. Standard by Freeze the Industry

The Tobacco Industry is spending big money to tell the public plain and standardized packaging won’t work. If it won’t work, why are they putting up a fight? Sounds to us like they are nervous! Join the #generationofchange and tell Big Tobacco, enough
Thunderclap (it)
added May 30, 2017 22:40
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[Canada] Butt-out outdoors: Indoor smoking ban could extend to Winnipeg patios

Winnipeg was one of the first cities to hang a no smoking sign in all restaurants back in 2003, but is soon to be the very last to butt-out patio smoking. Coun. John Orlikow is among a few city councillors interested in extending smoking bans to patios, p
Metro (ca)
added May 21, 2017 19:55
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[Georgia (Country)] Parliament Adopts Amendments to Tobacco Control Law

Starting January 1, 2018 tobacco products must be packed in simple boxes with photos of diseases caused by smoking. Pictograms must be also attached to cigarette boxes. Starting May 1, 2018 smoking of e-cigarettes and chilim will be banned at all closed
Caucasus Business Week (ge)
added May 19, 2017 04:41
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[Australia] Plain packaging architect 'thrilled' as WTO upholds tobacco laws

Nicola Roxon, the woman credited with spearheading an unprecedented win over 'big tobacco', has hailed a World Trade Organization decision on Australia's plain packaging laws a victory for public health policy.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 9, 2017 21:51
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Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

When Murthy’s report was issued, Norquist’s powerful foundation Americans for Tax Reform called on Trump to fire the surgeon general. Norquist made headlines back in February when he said, “I think that the next election, at the presidential level, and a
Gizmodo
added Apr 22, 2017 23:53
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