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[Canada] Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. Signs an Additional Manufacturing and Volatile Extraction Licensee

The Company's technology produces infused strips (similar to breath strips) that are not only a safer, healthier option to smoking, but also a new way to accurately meter the dosage and assure the purity of the product. In addition, with the entering int
PR Newswire
added Dec 21, 2017 06:20
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[Canada] Smoke breakdown: How will legal marijuana impact Canadian workplaces?

Once recreational cannabis use becomes legal, taking a "smoke break" at work could suddenly become much more complicated. At least that's the fear among some human resources officials who wonder if the law change will bring impairment at work, decreased p
Canadian Press
added Dec 15, 2017 22:32
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[Canada] Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis

On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts (the Cannabis Act) in the House of Commons. The proposed Cannabis Act woul
Canada.ca (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:57
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[Canada] Let’s have licensed pot lounges, Victoria councillors urge B.C.

Councillors also recommend that provincial regulations ensure that clean-air bylaws protecting others, including employees, from second-hand smoke also apply to cannabis smoke. Coun. Geoff Young said it’s important to avoid the “ridiculous situation” tha
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:43
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Cannabis conundrum - where will smoking pot actually be allowed?

Think about it not as marijuana, but as smoke — and then think about just how complicated the federal, provincial and municipal regulation of the drug will be... Municipalities are waiting for provinces to bring down rules on marijuana use and sales to d
Truro (NS) Daily News (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:29
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New surgeon general sworn in by Vice President Pence

Jerome Adams was sworn in as the nation’s 20th surgeon general Tuesday, saying his motto will be “Better health through better partnerships.” That’s something Indiana’s former health commissioner said he learned from Vice President Pence, the man who adm
USA Today
added Sep 6, 2017 15:09
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Lawyer who targeted tobacco companies encourages state suits against drug makers for opioid crisis

Among the lawyers is Michael Moore, who filed the first state lawsuit against tobacco companies in 1994 when he was attorney general of Mississippi. Soon after he left office in 2004, Moore got involved in lawsuits filed against OxyContin maker Purdue Ph
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:10
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[Canada] LETTERS: April 18: Where there’s smoke, there’s marijuana.

Now I am very worried that when pot is fully legalized, the smell will be everywhere. I presume there will be limitations similar to using alcohol, but that won’t be enough to keep the smell out of my airwaves. I’m fine with pot being legalized. I just
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 18, 2017 13:33
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Exxon Lawsuit Signals the Start of a Big Tobacco-Style Showdown for Oil and Gas

The main reason why legislators and environmentalists have encouraged the DOJ to use the RICO Act against Exxon is because the powerful law was previously invoked to bring down the tobacco industry in the 1990s. In the United States v. Philip Morris, th
Vice.com
added Apr 19, 2016 16:22
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PODCAST: Fight Against Sugar in Food Guided by War on Tobacco

In response, the industry worked with a big PR firm and wrote “A Frank Statement to Cigarette Smokers.” ... As it turns out, the fight over tobacco is very similar to a new public health battle emerging--this time, in the sugar industry. The strategies i
Sanford School of Public Policy (Duke University)
added Apr 3, 2016 16:15
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