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  1. the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released results of a study highlighting 33% of cigarettes purchased in Ontario were illegal. In some parts of Ontario, 2 in 3 cigarettes were illegal.
  2. “We need to find a way to communicate how the city intends to enforce that bylaw,” he said. “We have no bylaw officer on weekends or evenings. I don’t agree with establishing a smoking area. Second hand smoke has been proven to be a health hazard. Now is
  3. The rate of cardiac arrests in Calgary fell suddenly and steeply following the introduction of public smoking bans a decade ago, states provincial health care data. Emergency department visits due to heart attacks in Calgary went from 154.8 per 100,000
  4. On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
  5. 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
  6. The cigarettes obtained through online transactions were imported by smoking or non-smoking Chinese immigrants and visitors, suggesting the Chinese community were involved or complicit in sustaining this form of purchasing behavior. Other less common sour
  7. A long-time local anti-smoking crusader has taken it upon herself to advocate for tougher restrictions in Sylvan Lake. Gail Foreman with the Central Alberta Tobacco Reduction Action Coalition has been championing her cause for nearly 30 years. She rece
  8. “What you’re going to have is really boring packaging, for sure, which we’re not necessarily in favor of,” Linton said. He expects marijuana packaging rules will be more stringent than alcohol, but less restrictive than those for tobacco. “I think where
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