Some people believe in the power of labels rather than the signals of their bodies. The government's answer is to ban those words/labels that may encourage the folly of individuals unwilling to heed the ides of reality. Everyone is to blame except yourself, according to official mandates.
Ottawa wants to ban cigarette companies from using the words "light" and "mild" on their products, Health Minister Tony Clement said in a statement.In other smoking related news, the Federal government is targeting entrepreneurs currently enjoying a black market created by a government imposed monopoly on cigarette sales. Additional exemptions and entitlements only complicate the game further:
The federal government is ordering high-security tax stamps for cigarette packages and planning stepped-up audits of tobacco factories and farms in a new campaign against the increasing number of contraband cigarettes flooding the Canadian market.Cross stamped at Dust My Broom