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[Canada] Judicial Comity and a Tight Deadline

With similar litigation efforts against the tobacco companies underway by 10 provinces, the defendant companies find themselves with multiple opportunities to attempt ways to avoid (or defer) their day of reckoning. There is nothing to stop them raising
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:04
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[Canada] Heart Institute's 'Ottawa Model' to stop smoking taking off worldwide

In 2002, the University of Ottawa Heart Institute created the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation — a program that helps people quit smoking by changing how doctors approach the issue. "Our immediate goal is not to help smokers quit — it's actually to he
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 14:32
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[USA] Canada Vs. US Product Liability: The Canadian Experience ($$)

... legislation relating to tobacco controls[10] was sufficiently inconsistent with federal legislation,[11] so as...
Law360
added Jan 22, 2016 22:26
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[Canada] 9 out of 10 pregnant women in Nunavut smoke, says gov't representative

Nunavut has Canada's highest smoking rates at 62 per cent, according to 2014 Statistics Canada data. However, Frankie Best, a tobacco reduction specialist with the Government of Nunavut, says that the real numbers are likely even higher.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:47
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[Canada] Up in Smoke / As the e-cigarette debate in Ontario heats up, is the whole point of smoking cessation being lost in the shuffle?

But is this move justified? Should e-cigarettes be treated the same as your typical over-the-counter smokes? Or should the provincial government recognize them as a “healthier” or—at the very least—less dangerous alternative to the world’s leading cause
The Fulcrum (University of Ottawa) (ca)
added Jan 25, 2016 16:29
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[Canada] Tobacco Has No Place Here reminds smokers to take big steps

smokers in Nunavut are encouraged to take three big steps away from any building entrance and/or exit, and 15 big steps away from schools to protect people from second-hand smoke. During this week, smokers are asked to comply with Nunavut’s Tobacco Contr
Government of Nunavut (ca)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:27
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[Canada] Cancer patients get more help to quit smoking

help from the New Brunswick Cancer Network and Horizon Health Network. The program will put in place smoking cessation practices as a standard of care for cancer patients across the Horizon Health Network in partnership with the cancer network.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:27
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[Canada] Weedless Wednesday Highlights Opportunities to Quit Smoking

Today is Weedless Wednesday, an annual event held during National Non-Smoking Week (January 17-23) to encourage smokers to stop smoking for one day – and to let that be the start of a process to quit smoking for good.
Government of New Foundland and Labrador (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 21:47
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[Canada, Greece] Canadian Smoking Cessation Model Used to Help Greeks Quit Smoking

38% of the Greek population smokes, making it the leading European country for tobacco consumption. Papadakis believes that if she helps doctors promote a smoking cessation method developed by the University of Ottawa Heart Institute, then the percentage
Greek Reporter
added Jan 20, 2016 23:01
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[Canada] 96% of smokers who quit “cold turkey” fail

The Canadian Cancer Society is urging smokers to reach out to a quit coach during national non-smoking week. The Smoker’s Helpline offers over the phone support and assists with the creation of a personalized quit plan.
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:55
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