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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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[Canada] Unhealthy behaviours, socioeconomic barriers contribute to 37 per cent of Ontario’s health care costs: report

The authors say that for every $1 increase in health costs attributed to Ontario’s aging demographic, the province has achieved savings in the range of 20 cents by reducing Ontarian’s unhealthy behaviours such as smoking, unhealthy alcohol consumption, p
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:16
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[Canada] Tobacco “raids” as announced by the Sûreté du Québec padded with untruths

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake and Six Nations Police are refuting information released by the Sûreté du Québec (SQ) this morning, claiming up to 60 arrests in “Aboriginal organized crime” on their territories.
Two Row Times (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 22:12
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[Canada] Toronto Event Will Deliver Stark Message: Smoking on Screen Kills in Real Life

On the eve of the MTV Movie Awards, 150 young people from Ontario and New York will gather in Toronto on Saturday, April 9, to call for on-screen smoking to be eliminated from movies rated for children and teens. They want to draw public attention to over
MarketWired
added Apr 6, 2016 22:09
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[Canada] McGill students want a smoke-free campus

it’s a stressful time of year when the “no smoking” signs at the smoke-free McLennan-Redpath terrace, near the McLennan Library Building, are most apt to be ignored, and students suffering from respiratory and other illnesses find themselves having to ac
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:56
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[Canada] Kahnawake and Six Nations Exercising Inherent Right to Participate in Tobacco Trade

As First Nations, Kahnawà:ke and Six Nations have the legal right to produce, distribute, and trade tobacco. Any attempt to regulate or restrict a First Nation from manufacturing and participating in inter-Nation trade within the tobacco industry is an a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:46
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[Canada] Vaping Advocates to Close Down streets of Toronto

Thousands of protestors from across Ontario will gather at Queen's Park on Saturday, April 9th to challenge the Kathleen Wynne government's decision to include vaping as part of the government's anti-smoking agenda. Bill 45 – Schedule 3 The Electronic Cig
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 21:44
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[Canada] A correction is issued.

No longer is Justice Suzanne Côté among the three-judge panel identified as those assigned to decide whether the Quebec Tobacco-related Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act will be reviewed by that court, as I reported last weekend. The Initials "C
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 19:02
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[Canada] Conflict of interest probe into ex-Alberta premier Alison Redford lacked important evidence: report

A former Alberta ethics commissioner lacked important evidence in his conflict of interest investigation into how Alison Redford awarded the province’s lawsuit against big tobacco companies, a new report has found.
National Post (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:40
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[Canada] Alberta's ethics commissioner cites conflict of interest, removes herself from review of tobacco litigation contract

Citing a personal conflict of interest, Alberta's ethics commissioner has asked her B.C. counterpart to determine whether another investigation into former premier Alison Redford's handling of the tobacco litigation contract in 2013 is warranted.
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:38
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