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Gerry Caplan | Like the Dude, Capitalism prevails.
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Derek Fildebrandt (Photo: David Climenhaga)
David J. Climenhaga | Alberta regulation of flavoured tobacco has little to do with adults and lots to do with protecting children and youth from an effective gateway to addiction.
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Brian Jean
David J. Climenhaga | If unification of the right happens, it will be under the Wildrose structure, says Opposition Leader Brian Jean, and he will be a candidate to lead it.
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Frank Iacobucci
David J. Climenhaga | Alison Redford haunts us still -- and not just the dynastic governing party she brought low, and possibly destroyed.
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Derek Fildebrandt
David 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.
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Wildrose Finance Critic Derek Fildebrandt
David J. Climenhaga | Health groups are pressing Alberta's government to increase taxes on tobacco. A big tobacco company is lobbying... the opposition. Go figure.
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Sarah Hoffman
David J. Climenhaga | The interesting question is not whether mentholated coffin nails are a Good Thing or a Bad Thing but why Alberta's previous PC governments never did anything about it.
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Amy Goodman | Big Tobacco and climate deniers are linked -- many of the older climate science denialists got their start as hired guns for Big Tobacco, arguing against the threats posed by secondhand smoke.
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Donald Gutstein | Who's funding your health research? Is it the same people who funded tobacco research to 'prove' second-hand smoke doesn't cause cancer? Let's follow the money.
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Donald Gutstein | It took a court case to prove it, but Fraser Institute research results that questioned whether smoking can cause cancer were funded by Big Tobacco. Who funds today's research?
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David J. Climenhaga | The story of how lawyers were chosen to represent Alberta against Big Tobacco says pretty well everything you need to know about how this province operates after 42 years of PC government.
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Gerry Caplan | Maybe there is no sinister conspiracy. After all, capitalists must do what capitalists must do. It's in their nature.