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Researchers at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute are using tobacco plants as ‘green bioreactors’ to produce an anti-inflammatory protein with powerful therapeutic potential. Read more

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It is indisputable that cannabis is the next big thing, gaining more attention from consumers, governments, as well as related businesses. Read more

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The Canadian government is considering putting a cancer warning label on every individual cigarette stick sold in the country. If passed, this will make Canada the first country in the world to do so. Read more

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In an online posting, Health Canada is asking contractors to prepare a report on the “value for money” of the longstanding, multi-million-dollar program that has sought to reduce the number of smokers in the country. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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

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

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From the Associate editor

Thai Policy Burns

Sometimes it seems regulators are just in a race to outdo each other in coming up with the new policies makes you shake your head in amazement. The latest doozy is from Thailand.

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