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Nova Scotia flavoured tobacco ban start date unreasonable, costly to industry

April 22, 2015
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40 days simply not long enough to clear wholesale and retail product   HALIFAX – [April 22, 2015]: The timing of plans by the Government of Nova Scotia to ban most flavoured tobacco products starting May 31st is unreasonable say convenience store retailers.   “I have flavoured tobacco inventory that will take at least six…

 

ACSA extremely disappointed with Nova Scotia Tobacco Access Act amendments to ban most flavoured tobacco products

April 20, 2015
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The Nova Scotia government has tabled amendments to the Tobacco Access Act that will ban almost all flavoured tobacco products. Mike Hammoud, president of the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association, says that there is no basis in reality for doing this.   “The big issue was the candy-flavoured tobacco products that were clearly targeting minors,” says…

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