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The group Premium Cigar Retailers of Canada has launched “The Better Cigar Plan”, a new portal that allows Canadian citizens and businesses to easily contact their member of parliament in support of an exemption for premium cigars. more

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Imperial Tobacco officially unveiled its Vype vaping product to the Canadian market in late May 2018, saying the company is moving to help transition smokers away from combustible cigarettes to potentially less harmful products. more

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Canada’s federal government has passed the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, which will allow e-cigarette companies to advertise publically. more

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US tobacco farmers might be getting hit hard as trade threats bounce between the US and partners all around the world. more

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Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups that campaigned against smoking and tobacco products are preparing to close their doors after the money they expected to see in the most recent federal budget failed to materialize. more

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Alliance One International Inc. has entered the cannabis market with the acquisition of two Canadian companies. more

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Imperial Tobacco Canada is speaking out against the way legislation regulates the branding of cannabis products. more

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The Canadian government has amended to the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps, and most cigars sold on the Canadian market, effectively expanding flavor restrictions to 95% of the country’s entire tobacco market. more

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The federal government of Canada has served notice it is moving to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes because of their appeal to young and first-time smokers. more

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The Canadian Vaping Association has filed a legal challenge against a Quebec law that limits the use of electronic cigarettes. more

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Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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