The Canadian Press

1993-11-04 | Nova Scotia tobacco law

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Nova Scotia introduced a tough tobacco law. The legislation increased the smoking age to 19, banned tobacco advertising in stores and prohibited the sale of cigarettes in vending machines. Health Minister Ron Stewart said the tough law was needed. Stewart said about 60-million packages of cigarettes were sold in Nova Scotia each year, making Nova Scotians some of the most addicted people in the country.

Date: 1993-11-04
Placeline: HALIFAX, Nova Scotia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 22 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << that is the only product that we legally sell that if used as directed it will kill you eventually or it will end along the way it will incur tremendous disease disability in the individual we are saying postpone that decision until 19 years of age or older and then make your decision less than perhaps 12% of people will will take up smoking after that age >>