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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] Cross-country comparison of smokers' reasons for thinking about quitting over time: findings from the International Tobacco Control Four Country Survey (ITC-4C), 2002–2015

Differences in reasons for thinking about quitting exist among smokers in countries with different histories of tobacco control policies. Health concern is consistently the most common reason for quitting and the strongest predictor of future attempts.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 27, 2016 01:17
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[Canada] FOIP inquiry adjudicator calls for investigation of Alberta Justice

'Tobaccogate' conflict allegations against former premier Alison Redford to be investigated again / Report confirms Redford tobacco-litigation probe not provided all relevant documents
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 26, 2016 15:12
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[Canada] Leaked Big Tobacco document suggests it used convenience-store, anti-contraband groups as lobbyists

a leaked Imperial Tobacco document suggests that 2012 lobbying campaign was no grassroots movement, and that the retail and contraband organizations have for years been used as surrogates by the cigarette giant to promote its own interests. The interna
National Post (ca)
added Oct 27, 2016 14:39
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[Canada, New York] Akwesasne woman flees secondary border check, caught with nearly 200 pounds of undeclared tobacco

Instead of complying with the request, she allegedly fled the port, driving south towards Cornwall Island at a high rate of speed, CBSA said. CBSA alerted the Akwesasne Mohawk Police Service, who captured Jacobs and transported her and her vehicle back
North Country (NY) This Week
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[Canada] If Big Tobacco sells e-cigarettes, they'll 'recruit a whole new generation' of smokers: Public Health Ontario

"It's desperately difficult for people to give up smoking once they're addicted to nicotine," Dr. Peter Donnelly said. "And my concern is that e-cigarettes and vaping of nicotine-containing mixtures could be a very effective way of recruiting a whole new
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:43
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[Canada] Smoke-free housing options in demand

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit wants to add multi-unit residential buildings to the list of places where smoking is not allowed..."We are advocating for the voluntary transition of multi-unit housing to smoke-free, because there is no way to pre
BarrieToday.com (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 15:51
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[Canada] Woman sentenced for smoking in airplane bathroom

Newman had originally been facing two charges under the Canadian Aviation Regulations, one for smoking in a lavatory and the other alleging she failed to comply with instructions from a cabin crew. Last month, she pleaded guilty to the first of the two c
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Canada] Cancer Society pushes smoking bylaws as Saskatchewan municipal election issue

Regina Mayor Michael Fougere is in favour of a ban on smoking in public places, according to a survey done by the Canadian Cancer Society. Fougere wrote in his survey response that his idea of a ban would include e-cigarettes and water pipes, but he didn
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Canada] They sell cigarettes — Now Imperial Tobacco wants to sell e-cigarettes and vaping products, too

hoping the federal government's upcoming legislation to regulate e-cigarettes and vaping products could usher its entry into the booming $235-million market. "There's no doubt that when that's introduced, we will look at what these are, see how we can p
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 20, 2016 17:22
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[Canada] A leaked document from Imperial Tobacco shows how the Canadian Convenience Stores Association and its affiliate were used as front groups to block health regulations and tobacco taxes.

The document, provided by an anonymous whistleblower, shows how Imperial Tobacco used retailer and other business associations as front groups for their lobbying efforts...Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) and the National Coalition Against
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Oct 18, 2016 15:49
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