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[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31
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Canada's smoking rate falls slightly in 2015: StatsCan

The Canadian Community Health Survey found 17.7 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and older -- or roughly 5.3 million people -- smoked either daily or occasionally in 2015, down slightly from 18.1 per cent a year earlier. The Statistics Canada survey showed
Canadian Press
added Mar 23, 2017 14:06
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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[Canada] To vape or not to vape: Alberta expert says research is lacking

“It took us 50 years to learn that conventional cigarettes cause lung cancer – 50 years… We can’t decide on the danger or lack of danger related to inhaling chemicals into our lungs until we have long-term data,” said Barry Finegan, a smoking cessation e
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:22
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[Canada] New Supports to Help People in Ontario Quit Smoking

Ontario is providing free nicotine replacement products to people leaving hospital, and investing in new programs across the province to help people quit smoking and stay healthy. The province is funding new quit cards, which will be distributed to up t
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Canada] Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act (Menthol) Statutory authority

Measures are therefore being proposed to restrict the use of menthol in certain tobacco products to reduce their appeal among youth....This Order comes into force on the 180th day after the day on which it is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:30
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[Canada] Social disparities in children's exposure to secondhand smoke in privately owned vehicles

Children travelling in cars registered in the most disadvantaged areas of Montreal were more likely to be exposed to SHS than children travelling in cars registered in the most advantaged areas (unadjusted OR=3.46, 95% CI 1.99 to 6.01).
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:56
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[Australia, Canada] CHASSIN/KERR: Is plain packaging the best option to lower smoking rates?

what is the most efficient means of reducing smoking rates?... The best way to do so is education, information and sensitization. But these solutions are not flashy and do not score political points. Also, they do not hurt tobacco companies, which seems a
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:00
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[Canada] Liberals to regulate e-cigarettes to help shield young people from addiction

The federal government has announced it will introduce legislative amendments this fall to regulate e-cigarettes in Canada. Tuesday’s long-awaited move comes after several provinces have already passed laws banning the sale of e-cigarettes to minors an
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:56
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[Canada] Concurrent e-cigarette use during tobacco dependence treatment in primary care settings: Association with smoking cessation at 3- and 6-months

concurrent use of e-cigarettes during a quit attempt utilizing cost-free evidence-based treatment (nicotine replacement therapy plus behavioural counselling) does not confer any added benefit and may hamper successful quitting.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 6, 2016 17:05
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