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Over-Time Impacts of Pictorial Health Warning Labels and their Differences across Smoker Subgroups: Results from Adult Smokers in Canada and Australia.

While this study found evidence for wear out in attention to HWLs, other HWL responses (cognitive responses, forgoing cigarettes) actually increased over time, with greater increases amongst smokers with higher income and/or education.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 16, 2017 15:45
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[Canada] Young adult smokers—a hidden demographic

Over the last two decades, use of tobacco by high-school students has dropped dramatically but smoking by young people aged 18 to 25 has stayed relatively unchanged, with many young adults taking up the habit in college or on their first job. It's now tim
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 4, 2017 01:47
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Does the Regulatory Environment for E-Cigarettes Influence the Effectiveness of E-Cigarettes for Smoking Cessation?: Longitudinal Findings From the ITC Four Country Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The findings underscore the need for careful consideration on how best to regulate this emerging product so that EC benefits for smoking cessation are maximized and its risks to public health are minimized.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 6, 2017 13:46
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[Canada] Nunavut smokers beware: the Tobacco Tax is about to rise

Bill 42, now entering the final stages of discussion at the Nunavut legislature, will raise tobacco taxes by five cents per cigarette—the first increase since 2012. This will see a pack of 20 cigarettes rise in price by $1, and a pack of 25 by $1.25. Th
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added Mar 7, 2017 20:52
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Seizing the opportunity: the future of tobacco control in Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to significantly reducing this unacceptable burden. In partnership with all Canadians, we will take action to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by the year 2035. Deaths, illnesses and costs from toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:30
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Health Canada and Canadian Cancer Society launch renewed Break It Off campaign

The Break It Off campaign encourages young adult smokers to “break off” their bad relationship with smoking and stay smoke-free. The Break It Off website has tools and resources that will help young adults work through the various stages of breaking up w
Government of Canada (ca)
added Feb 3, 2017 01:53
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[Canada] Clearing the air around e-cigarettes

Fears that “vaping” is a gateway to tobacco smoking are unfounded, shows a comprehensive review... “The public has been misled about the risks of e-cigarettes,” concludes Tim Stockwell, CARBC director and co-principal investigator. “Many people think the
University of Victoria (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:11
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[Canada] Hookah bar owners battle Toronto, Peel in court for right to let customers smoke

. Both say the fate of their businesses hinge on the outcome of a bylaw being contested in Ontario courts. Fatoos and Mehany are part of two separate groups of hookah bar owners fighting bylaws in Toronto and Peel Region that forbid hookah smoking. The T
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Dec 28, 2016 14:08
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[Canada] Smoke-Free Alberta asks: Why hasn't all of the Smoking Reduction Act been enacted?

A letter Monday from the Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta to Health Minister Sarah Hoffman asks why the NDP Government continues to put off full implementation of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act, passed three years ago by the Progressive Conservat
rabble.ca
added Nov 28, 2016 01:22
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[Canada] Feds move forward with menthol cigarette ban

“By moving forward on this proposed ban on menthol, alongside the existing flavours ban for tobacco products, we are taking another important step in the fight against youth smoking,” health minister Jane Philpott said in a prepared statement. The ban wo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:42
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