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Opinion: Taxing vaping promotes smoking. So why is Ottawa doing that?

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Breadcrumb Trail Links FP Comment Heavy-handed vaping regulations and taxation do nothing but create more smokers Targeting vaping will encourage some former smokers to go back to cigarettes. Photo by EVA HAMBACH/AFP/Getty Images files Article content Health Canada announced last week that warning labels will now be required on each and every cigarette in a pack. That global first is part of Canada’s goal to have fewer than five per cent of Canadians smoke by 2035. It’s hard to tell what effect similar measures have had in […]

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