- Last week Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd. launched a new campaign using the industry's decades' old strategy of invoking medical experts as pitch-men for their products. This post documents how this [...]A year ago we reported on the scientific progress that had been made since 2018, when the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM) issued its conclusions on the Public [...]
This post reports on efforts by Canadian governments to ensure that retailers of vaping products follow provincial and federal laws, and identifies where official and community reports on [...]European journalists recently investigated the relationship between public opposition to e-cigarette regulation and tobacco companies and other corporate interests. Last week their findings were [...]Over the past months Canadians have heard the views on vaping regulations of Concordia University economist Ian Irvine.
Recently the Globe and Mail's business editor gave space to his [...]More than 30 years ago, Canadian health organizations began to campaign for pharmacies to stop selling cigarettes. One by one, 9 provinces and 3 territories amended their tobacco laws to end this [...]What looks like a cigarette, tastes like a cigarette and smells like a cigarette but is not regulated like a cigarette?
Meet TAAT, a hemp-based cigarette look-alike. Made by a Canadian [...]Next week Justice McEwan of Ontario's Superior Court will be asked for the sixth time to extend the insolvency protection orders under which Canada's 3 main tobacco companies are maintaining [...]This week's news that British American Tobacco (BAT) acquired a large share of Organigram, a Canadian cannabis company should have come as no surprise. Tobacco companies have recently signalled [...]