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Ontario study shows minors can access tobacco News

By: Tyrrell Meertins Minors are finding it relatively easy to access tobacco at Ontario convenient stores, says a new study released this week. In the study conducted by Ipsos Canada on behalf of Canada’s National Brewers, a 17-year-old entered a convenient store while an adult supervisor waited outside. One in five stores, or 21 per-cent,

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Vancouver launches cigarette butt recycling project Uncategorized

By Julia Grabowska Vancouver has launched the first cigarette butt recycling pilot program in the world. The program officially began Tuesday, with 110 recycling receptacles installed in various parts of the city. TerraCycle Canada, a Toronto-based business, is one of the companies involved in the six-month trial run. Nina Purewal, general manager of TerraCycle Canada,

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