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[Canada] E-cigarette legislation coming this fall

As another e-cigarette store in Pictou County opened its doors, the provincial Department of Health continues to look at ways to legislate restrictions on the products.
Pictou County News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:52
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[Canada] VIDEO: Vancouver to consider new e-cigarette regulations

On Tuesday, Councillors will be asked to consider bylaw amendments that would ban selling the battery-powered devices to minors, and force users to abide by the same rules as regular smokers.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 21:51
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[Canada] Alberta exempting menthol cigarettes under flavoured tobacco ban

The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17
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[Arkansas] TO REGULATE E-CIGARETTES, VAPOR PRODUCTS, AND ALTERNATIVE NICOTINE PRODUCTS; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS CONCERNING THE REGULATION OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS. (PDF)

Arkansas State Legislature
added Apr 14, 2015 15:36
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[Canada] Building anti-tobacco army

The three St. Joseph Secondary School students are doing their part to spearhead a movement called Freezetheindustry. They want to warn more teenagers of the dangers posed by the latest trend in tobacco marketing, flavoured products.
[Cornwall, Ont] Standard Freeholder (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:10
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[Canada] Day 224: James Heckman: the dismal scientist

"There is very little evidence that advertising has an effect – but the price of cigarettes, or whether or not parents are smokers, or the environment and peer effects are major determinants - even the education of the child." Even genetics could predet
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 15, 2014 06:36
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[Missouri] St. Louis Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

The St. Louis vote adds momentum to fast-growing efforts in Missouri and across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, Tobacco 21 laws have been passed by California, Hawaii and more than 200
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:17
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Florida jury holds Philip Morris USA accountable for its actions in Federal Court

Clearly outraged by evidence of Philip Morris’ conduct in targeting children, the jury awarded over $20 million in punitive damages and added fourteen cents to the total. Judith Berger, as did her now-deceased twin sister, developed severe chronic obstru
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Sep 25, 2014 18:29
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[Canada] Toronto medical officer calls for e-cigarette ban

Toronto's medical officer of health wants the city to ban the use of e-cigarettes anywhere smoking is prohibited if the province doesn't enact its own legislation to restrict their use by next year. Dr. David McKeown would like to see the province prohib
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:53
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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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