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[Canada] Ontario Retailers Warn of Consequences of Proposed Tobacco Tax Hike

Dave Bryans, CEO of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA). "This is not a tax increase that will go unnoticed by Ontario's small businesses or by the Ontario public, despite what the Premier and Finance Minister may believe."
MarketWired
added Apr 30, 2014 12:25
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[Canada, UK] Pot-smoking students 'perform better academically' than those who smoke tobacco

* Marijuana smokers achieve better grades than cigarette smokers * Teenagers who smoke tobacco are more likely to commit crime, say experts * It is thought as tobacco has become more stigmatised, fewer intelligent students have started smoking it
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 31, 2014 11:42
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[Canada] Make Toronto public areas smoke-free: Jennifer Kerwood’s Big Idea

Jennifer Kerwood has a great idea about public spaces: Smoke-free public areas would make Toronto more beautiful, benefit the environment and stop putting people at risk
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Mar 31, 2014 01:36
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[Canada] Day 217: The variable views of Kenneth Mundt

Today was the second-last lap in the defendant's tag-team wrestling match against the conclusions of the plaintiff's expert epidemiologist (Jack Siemiatycki). This morning was the end of (epidemiologist) Kenneth Mundt's turn, and this afternoon statistic
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 19, 2014 12:48
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[Canada] Day 213: Not your "average" kind of witness

Justice Mongeon came down firmly. He ruled that the provisions of the Tobacco-related Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act, taken in isolation or as a whole, did not offend either Article 23 (right to a fair trial) or Article 6 (property rights) of
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 18, 2014 01:45
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[Canada] Quebec Government cost-recovery suit easily survives another skirmish

The Quebec claim for damages is moving (slowly) on two fronts: this one on its constitutional legitimacy and the other on the substance of the suit. Justice Stéphane Sanfaçon is the man presiding over the main action, and little did I know that he also h
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2014 15:00
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Free webinars in Population Health - #371 PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact: Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition: An overview and orientation

This Fireside Chat is in collaboration with the PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact. Launched in January 2014, Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition synthesizes and provides users with the latest available data from national
CHNET-Works! (University of Ottawa Population Health Improvement Research Network) (ca(
added Feb 25, 2014 12:45
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[Canada] ORDERS OF THE DAY YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION ACT, 2014 / LOI DE 2014 SUR LA PRÉVENTION DU TABAGISME CHEZ LES JEUNES

Hon. John Milloy: Thank you very much, Mr. Speaker. It was my pleasure to move second reading of this important bill, An Act to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. This is a bill that is being shepherded by the Minister of Health and today I wish to just w
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Feb 20, 2014 11:24
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2010/2011 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY ($$)

Of particular interest for this report are questions asked on the YSS questionnaire that determine tobacco usage in the last 30 days. Table 2 indicates the specific wording of items used in the subsequent analyses.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Oct 7, 2013 11:26
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[Canada] Day 82: a GREAT DAY for public health researchers

For decades Imperial Tobacco maintained what is arguably the best and most consistent monitoring tool on smoking behaviour. Its Continuous Market Assessment (CMA) . . . . The information that will be released soon . . . is a valuable gift from this trial
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 14, 2012 13:28
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