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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] 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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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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Where is reason and consistency in Health Canada's proposed menthol cigarette ban?

Health Canada is abandoning any pretense of evidence-based decision making and regulatory consistency as the department seeks to ban menthol cigarettes while simultaneously pursuing the legalization of marijuana, claiming in both cases that it is in the i
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:09
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