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[Canada] Alberta to phase in flavoured tobacco ban legislation, but exempts menthol

Health Minister Stephen Mandel said Thursday the legislation — to be phased in — will still protect young people from the dangers of other flavoured tobacco. After a year of study since the law was passed, the government decided that banning the popular
Canadian Press
added Nov 21, 2014 11:58
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[Canada] Gélinas: Close loopholes in sale of flavoured tobacco

NDP health and long-term care critic France Gélinas is re-introducing a bill to ban the sale of all flavoured tobacco products including menthol. Gélinas’ bill will close loopholes New Democrats identified years ago that the government has not yet addre
Northern Life (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:47
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[Canada] NDP health critic introduces bill to ban all flavoured tobacco products

New Democrat health critic France Gélinas has re-introduced a private member’s bill seeking a ban on all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario. Her first bill in 2008 sought a ban on flavoured cigarillos. It passed, but tobacco companies simply added mor
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:46
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[Canada] Youth urged Ontario to ban flavoured tobacco

Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:45
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Ganna Kostygina, Pam Ling, and I recently published "Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos" in Tobacco Control showing how the tobacco companies use flavors to attrach new smokers and keep current ones smok
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and
Tobacco Control
added Nov 19, 2014 15:59
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Alberta’s tobacco ban is clouded by politics

confused message is now the reality in Alberta with the proclamation last week of new legislation amending the Tobacco Reduction Act....bans the sale of flavoured tobacco products with the notable exception of the most popular tobacco flavouring: menthol.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Nov 19, 2014 13:21
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[Canada] MLAs split on tobacco law

Alberta’s recent tobacco ban has provoked a diverse response of opinions and reactions. Local MLAs are no exception, holding their own views on the ban’s relevance and permanence. The ban itself will come into effect as of June 2015, making the sale of f
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:18
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[Asia, India] Menthol and nicotine harmful for lungs: Study

Washington: Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) have found that menthol acts in combination with nicotine to desensitise receptors in lungs' airways that are responsible for nicotine's irritation. “We know that a menthol cough
Zee News (in)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:55
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Teens Smoking E-Cigarettes: Marketing May Be To Blame For Increase In Number Of Vaping High School Students

What's unclear is if e-cigarettes will increase or decrease teens' use of traditional tobacco products. The candy flavors, for example, may prevent kids from "real" smoking because e-cigarette users become used to sweet-tasting nicotine, said Michael Sie
International Business Times
added Nov 16, 2014 22:21
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