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[Canada] MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION First Nations demand control over cannabis sales

First Nations leaders say they must be given the right to govern the sale and distribution of legalized marijuana within their communities and to set the laws that will oversee its use by their people.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:04
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[Canada] ACT Concerned Marijuana Use Will Go Hand-In-Hand With Smoking

The Alliance for the Control of Tobacco is hoping that government does the new marijuana legislation right...says government appears to be adhering to the same rules placed around the use of tobacco products, but there are concerns that smoking cannabis
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:06
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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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AUSTEN: Pot Advertising, Leonard Cohen and Chimps: The Canada Letter

How will promotion of Canada’s latest legal vice be regulated? The federal government has two models. One is the system for cigarettes, which effectively bans most conventional advertising and marketing, requires stores to keep cigars and cigarettes out
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2017 22:18
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[Canada] Halifax woman frustrated with looming smell of marijuana in her apartment complex

A 70-year-old woman living in an apartment complex in Halifax says she can’t seem to get away from the smell of pot. Judy Howe says she’s resorted to wearing a mask and putting a cloth under her front door because the smell of marijuana in her building i
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jul 13, 2017 00:09
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FACING ADDICTION IN AMERICA: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health (PDF)

chapters in the Report review the science associated with the major substance...Tobacco, also an addictive substance, is mentioned only briefly, because problems...have been covered extensively in other Surgeon General’s Reports.14-16,100-103
SurgeonGeneral.gov
added Nov 18, 2016 00:27
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Amy Goodman: Climate Deniers, Like Big Tobacco, Thrive Behind a Smoke Screen of Doubt

Despite these domestic legal losses, Big Tobacco still thrives globally, using mechanisms like the World Trade Organization to defeat anti-smoking measures in other countries as impediments to "free trade." And they are still researching ways to hook new
Truthdig
added Jan 1, 2015 11:46
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[Spain] Air-fresheners more toxic than tobacco

According to the Consumer and User Organization (OCU) in Spain, some household air-fresheners which need heat, such as oils, incense and perfumed candles, worsen the quality of the air as they have excessive levels of toxic, allergenic and contaminating
Euro Weekly News (es)
added Oct 3, 2013 13:03
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Uruguay plans to start selling cannabis cigarettes to users in bid to stamp out black market drugs trade

Cannabis smokers in Uruguay will be allowed to buy 20 cannabis cigarettes from the state, under new plans. The move is a bid to stamp out organised crime.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 6, 2012 16:08
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Lawyers of Big Tobacco Lawsuits Take Aim at Food Industry

Don Barrett is among a group of lawyers taking on food companies over what they say are mislabeled products and ingredients that mislead consumers.
New York Times
added Aug 20, 2012 02:36
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