|Columnists Celia Chandler, Pro Bono | For the past 60 years, Canada has progressively shrunk the spaces where people can smoke -- including private spaces. The legalization of cannabis is unlikely to reverse that trend.|
Big Tobacco's doubtful claim high taxes encourage cigarette smuggling finds support on Alberta's Wildrose benchesDavid J. Climenhaga | Empirical evidence in which we can have confidence suggests the Wildrose Party's arguments against higher taxes on tobacco are just so much smoke in the wind.
|Blog David Suzuki | Cigarette butts are small and many smokers may think nothing of tossing them to the ground, but they make up one of the largest sources of toxic litter worldwide.|
|Blog David J. Climenhaga | Alberta Wildrose Leader Danielle Smith has worked for three well known far-right organizations that have all shilled for the tobacco industry.|
|Blog Donald Gutstein | Rupert Murdoch's phone-hacking problems have been all over the news in recent days, but it wasn't too long ago his media properties were providing a supportive environment for Big Tobacco.|
|Blog Lindsay Beyerstein | As some Americans obsess over whether to brine or deep-fry their Thanksgiving turkeys, others are going hungry.|