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digitalfutur
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BurlingtonON
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reply to Wolfie00

Re: LCBO to open "Express Kiosks" in ON grocery stores

Agreed. The LCBO is trying to sell as much as it can, complete with its own marketing director. The more it sells, the more revenue for the government.

Apparently, only government employees have the intelligence to verify someone's ID.

Where are the government-run cigarette stores?
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Last Parade

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Port Colborne, ON
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said by digitalfutur:

Where are the government-run cigarette stores?

The government would not be caught dead doing this.


donoreo
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North York, ON

said by Last Parade:

said by digitalfutur:

Where are the government-run cigarette stores?

The government would not be caught dead doing this.

That is an idea, have to buy your smokes from LCBO


Gone
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Fort Erie, ON
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said by donoreo:

That is an idea, have to buy your smokes from LCBO

If this was an issue of public policy, taxation and health care policy like some others here have claimed, that is *exactly* what should and would be done.

But it's not, and it never has been. Ad Wolfie so eloquently put, nothing but hypocrisy.


DKS
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Owen Sound, ON
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said by Gone:

said by donoreo:

That is an idea, have to buy your smokes from LCBO

If this was an issue of public policy, taxation and health care policy like some others here have claimed, that is *exactly* what should and would be done.

Which is why health units are responsible for enforcement of laws making selling tobacco to minors illegal.
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Gone
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Fort Erie, ON
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said by DKS:

Which is why health units are responsible for enforcement of laws making selling tobacco to minors illegal.

So you're saying you would be okay with downloading the regulation of the sale of alcohol to the local level and allowing the health units of individual upper-tier and single-tier municipalities to determine their own policy with regards to where alcohol is sold and how it is sold?

peterboro
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Peterborough, ON

said by Gone:

said by DKS:

Which is why health units are responsible for enforcement of laws making selling tobacco to minors illegal.

So you're saying you would be okay with downloading the regulation of the sale of alcohol to the local level and allowing the health units of individual upper-tier and single-tier municipalities to determine their own policy with regards to where alcohol is sold and how it is sold?

If our local health unit was involved in alcohol sales and their current cigarette enforcement is any indicator it would turn into the clusterfuck of epic proportions.


Gone
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said by peterboro:

If our local health unit was involved in alcohol sales and their current cigarette enforcement is any indicator it would turn into the clusterfuck of epic proportions.

Pretty much. I like the idea of local control in principal, but the result of downloading of cigarette enforcement makes the actual implementation a toxic idea.