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Norway doctors want ban on tobacco sales

The Norwegian Medical Association (Legeforeningen - NMA) wants a smoke-free society by 2035 and has proposed a ban on the sale of tobacco products to anyone born after 2000 as a first step.
The Local (no)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:26

[Canada] Alberta launches new review of conflict of interest allegations against ex-premier Alison Redford

The Alberta government has appointed a former Supreme Court of Canada justice to independently review a 2013 conflict of interest investigation into former premier Alison Redford. Former Alberta ethics commissioner Neil Wilkinson launched his ethics inv
National Post (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:06

[Canada] EXCLUSIVE Alison Redford government's 'exclusivity' rationale for hiring legal consortium nonsense: expert

a CBC News investigation has found the consortium personally chosen by Redford in December 2010 — International Tobacco Recovery Lawyers (ITRL) and its lead Calgary law firm JSS Barristers — was apparently allowed by Alberta to compete for other tobacco
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 18:35

France imposes plain packages for cigarettes in anti-cancer drive

French MPs on Friday passed a government-backed proposal to force cigarette-manufacturers to use plain packets without logos, identical in all respects apart from a small mention of their name. Australia passed a plain-packet law in 2012 and Ireleand an
RFI (fr)
added Apr 5, 2015 13:51

Could Czech Republic finally get smoking ban?

the country’s health minister is working on legislation that would ban cigarettes from all bars and restaurants. Previous efforts to introduce a ban have come to very little – but the minister says the time is now right for such a change.
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Jan 14, 2015 11:17

[Canada] TOBACCO TAX ACT - O. Reg. 247/14

This Regulation applies with respect to registration certificates that may be issued under section 2.2 of the Act for raw leaf tobacco producers, raw leaf tobacco processors, raw leaf tobacco dealers, raw leaf tobacco importers and raw leaf tobacco export
e-laws (Government of Ontario) (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:13

[Canada] EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes are safer than tobacco. Why is the government making it harder to access them?

If the Ontario Liberals really believe in evidence-based policy making, they should treat e-cigarettes as a harm-reduction technology that should be freely available to anyone over the age of 19, instead of pretending they have anything in common with th
National Post (ca)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:28

Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19

Morgan Stanley says Obama is not moving on menthol

The investment firm Morgan Stanley has looked at the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plans and sees no action on menthol planned. Here is what they say:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 25, 2014 19:21

[Canada] Bill 45, Making Healthier Choices Act, 2014

An Act to enhance public health by enacting the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014 and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2014 and by amending the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 25, 2014 11:07
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