- 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 [...]Earlier this month, Jonathan Wilkinson, the minister of Enviornment and Climate Change Canada announced Canada's plans to achieve zero plastic waste within the next decade. Included in this plan [...]In mid-August, Imperial Tobacco again raised prices on its tobacco products. As shown in the price list circulated to retailers and pasted below, they are now charging from $2.50 to $4.50 more [...]Prince Edward Island becomes the second Canadian province to formalize a comprehensive ban on flavoured vaping products. The ban will come into effect at the beginning of next March, after which [...]Despite federal and provincial regulations, high-nicotine flavoured products with substandard warnings continue to be sold in convenience stores in Ontario. Whether they will be allowed to [...]
Will British Columbia be the world’s second jurisdiction to require plain packaging of e-cigarettes?There may be a very important sleeper among the suite of measures to address youth vaping announced by the British Columbia government yesterday. One of the regulations introduced by minister of [...]