The Canadian Press

2015-06-24 | Saskatchewan Menthol

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Saskatchewan's health minister says the Wall government is in no hurry to ban menthol-flavoured tobacco, including cigarettes. Dustin Duncan says he wants to see how bans designed to protect the health of young people work in other provinces before considering whether Saskatchewan will take action. Earlier this week, Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose said Saskatchewan was very resistant to imposing a national ban on menthol-flavoured cigarettes. Duncan disagrees with her assessment. (The Canadian Cancer Society says so far six provinces have brought forward legislation to ban menthol, including Alberta.)

Date: 2015-06-24
Placeline: SASKATOON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << play the federal minister is well within her right in her responsibility to issue a federal ban I guess I would disagree with how it was characterized in terms of Saskatchewan overriding or vetoing a ban on Menthol and Federal >>


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