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Media Advisory - Imperial Tobacco Canada presses federal government on World No Tobacco Day for answers on inconsistent regulatory frameworks for tobacco and marijuana

While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco, she claims all that is required for marijuana is a restriction on packaging or labelling to ensure product packaging is not appealing to young persons.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] GAGNON: Why the double standard for tobacco and marijuana?

Public explanation is needed as both marijuana and tobacco are addictive substances with known, and in some cases, similar, health risks...the health minister and Health Canada should acknowledge the importance of alternative products such as tobacco heat
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:50
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[Canada] Federal Health Minister Must Explain Tobacco and Marijuana Policy Discrepancies

federal Health Minister has an opportunity to explain the disturbing degree of incoherence in her recent approach to regulating tobacco and marijuana. While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, despite cigarette pac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Ontario Government Reverses its Own Policy with Increases in Tobacco Taxes, Exacerbates Contraband Issue and Ensures Negative Impact on Finance and Health

The 2017 Ontario budget, with its additional tax of $2 a carton on cigarettes and another $8 over the next two years, is a complete flip-flop ... Imperial Tobacco Canada is committed to working with government on responsible legislation and fiscal policy,
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[Canada] Tobacco industry rep concerned by cannabis packaging rules

Imperial Tobacco's Eric Gagnon says it's unfair that proposed packaging and branding rules for cannabis in Canada are not as strict as those for tobacco products
Lift (ca)
added Apr 22, 2017 23:30
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Imperial Tobacco Canada presents its submission to Senate on Bill S-5

The plain packaging and product standardization aspects of the federal government's proposal include unlawful and flawed positions and will be counterproductive in achieving its objectives. This is the position that Imperial Tobacco Canada will take in it
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 20:04
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[Canada] Tobacco companies may be working to undermine tobacco control initiatives: Philpott

Health Minister Jane Philpott says tobacco companies may be working with “industry front groups” to interfere with government policy and the government has to guard against attempts to undermine tobacco control initiatives in Canada.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:30
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[Canada] Tobacco company threatens legal showdown over plain packaging bill

In a submission to the Senate committee studying bill S-5, Imperial Tobacco warns that if it isn’t amended, the industry will fight for its right to brand its products. “Plain packaging represents an unprecedented assault on commercial expression and al
iPolitics (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:14
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[Canada] Big Tobacco warns plain-packaging will increase contraband problem as Senate studies anti-smoking bill

The industry says the Liberals’ Bill S-5 is a gift to organized crime; anti-smoking groups say concerns over the legislation are being overstated, and that plain packaging will make cigarettes less attractive to kids. Representatives of Imperial Tobacco
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:05
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MEDIA ADVISORY - Imperial Tobacco Canada spokesperson available for interviews on participation in Bill S-5 Senate consultation on April 6

Imperial Tobacco Canada will have the opportunity to speak before the Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology to participate in a consultation for the federal government's Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (Bill S-5), which would see amen
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 3, 2017 20:35
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