THE CANADIAN government has been urged to pass legislation that will force tobacco companies to make the cigarettes marketed as light or mild taste harsher.

A new report from one of Health Canada's advisory bodies, the Ministerial Advisory Council on Tobacco Control, has recommended: "Once the government has addressed the issue of deceptive cigarette marketing, it should consider the issue of cigarette engineering that is misleading to smokers."

It added that smoking from "highly ventilated cigarettes seems less harsh" but it ...

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