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The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
May 31, 2017 Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
Health Canada told CTV "no such products have been approved to date (...) the advertisement and sale of electronic cigarette products, including e-liquid, that contain nicotine and/or have health claims is non-compliant ..." Yet vape shops keep popping up
Aug 7, 2014 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 11, 2014 13:24
“If the world is serious about knocking down consumption by one-third, the only way to get there is significant increases in taxes,” Dr. Prabhat Jah, director of the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, said in an inter
Jan 2, 2014 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 2, 2014 08:46
Even a 'tiny hit of nicotine can leave first-time smokers addicted - and it's their genes that are to blame'
After being repeatedly given the drug, some individuals become nicotine 'avoiders', but others become nicotine 'choosers' and are more likely to become addicted. And whether we are an avoider or a chooser depends on our genes, they said.
Sep 14, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 14, 2015 12:50
Health Canada has barred the sale of liquid nicotine, but it’s being openly sold in the unregulated market of e-cigarettes, a CTV News investigation has found. As e-cigarettes or “vaping” gains popularity in Canada, many sellers and health officials are
May 11, 2015 Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 11, 2015 23:29
* First payouts by big tobacco expected to be made today
Apr 30, 2012 JD Supra, LLC
added May 1, 2012 03:29
[Canada, UK] Menthol cigarettes could be WORSE for your health than regular tobacco: Study links them to 'more severe lung problems'
Menthol smokers reported more trips to A&E than non-menthol smokers / Were hospitalised more frequently for worsening of their lung disease / Menthol smokers had a 29% higher risk of being hospitalised / Worsenings might include difficulty breathing or a
Nov 5, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:23
[Canada] Ladies, Quit Smoking After Your Period; Estrogen, Progesterone Levels After Ovulation Make Quitting Easier
A recent study conducted at the University of Montreal has found that a woman’s menstrual cycle plays a significant role in nicotine cravings. Women should find it easier to overcome nicotine withdrawal symptoms after ovulation when their estrogen and pr
Jan 5, 2015 Medical Daily
added Jan 5, 2015 23:47
LawFinance Group ... said... the timing was right to enter the Engle field by putting together a portfolio of available financing for plaintiffs and plaintiffs attorneys defending verdict awards on appeal by the tobacco companies.
Feb 14, 2014 Law360
added Feb 16, 2014 12:05
Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. are expected to keep fighting the cases over the long haul, given their historical aversion to settlement and the far greater liability they face.
Oct 23, 2013 Law360
added Oct 24, 2013 03:28