New Brunswick – bill to ban retail displays adopted

In New Brunswick, Bill 47, An Act to Amend the Tobacco Sales Act,
received Third Reading and Royal Assent on Wed. April 30.  This bill
bans retail displays effective January 1, 2009.  The bill was adopted
without amendments.  Hansard is not available on-line.  To see the bill,
visit:

English: http://www.gnb.ca/legis/bill/FILE/56/2/Bill-47-e.htm
<https://webmail.cancer.ca/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.gnb.ca/l
egis/bill/FILE/56/2/Bill-47-e.htm>  Bill-47-f.htm

bilingual pdf: http://www.gnb.ca/legis/bill/pdf/56/2/Bill-47.pdf
<https://webmail.cancer.ca/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.gnb.ca/l
egis/bill/pdf/56/2/Bill-47.pdf>

Chronology:

March 28, 2008 – First Reading

April 29, 2008 – Second Reading

April 29, 2008 – approval in Committee of the Whole

April 30, 2008 – Third Reading

April 30, 2008 – Royal Assent

12 of 13 provinces/territories have now adopted legislation to ban
retail displays – the only exception is Newfoundland and Labrador.

French: http://www.gnb.ca/legis/bill/FILE/56/2/
<https://webmail.cancer.ca/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.gnb.ca/l
egis/bill/FILE/56/2/Bill-47-f.htm>

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