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Tobacco industry spokesman on legalized marijuana (Web extra)

We had the chance to sit down with a cigarette company exec this week to talk about his industry. On the show, you'll hear Jim in conversation with Imperial Tobacco Canada's Eric Gagnon about lawsuits, and the safety of cigarettes, but we also decided to

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The 180 We ask an animal right lawyer: is it ever ethical to kill for food? Sep 17, 2014 | 14:41Animal rights lawyer Lesli Bisgould argues that with few exceptions, there is no ethical basis for Canadians to kill for food.
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The 180 We should remember that the Franklin Expedition was a disaster Sep 15, 2014 | 7:29Adriana Craciun says Canadians are missing the big picture while celebrating the Franklin discovery. She tells Jim Brown it's important to remember the failures, even though history has tended to forget.
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