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[Canada] Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation: A Synthesis of Population-Level Findings from the Ontario Tobacco Survey (PDF)

• Quit attempts occur more frequently than expected and we need to do better in measuring these attempts • Cessation medications can be effective at helping smokers succeed in quitting, especially in combination with advice from a health professional;
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:00
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[Canada] Social disparities in children's exposure to secondhand smoke in privately owned vehicles

Children travelling in cars registered in the most disadvantaged areas of Montreal were more likely to be exposed to SHS than children travelling in cars registered in the most advantaged areas (unadjusted OR=3.46, 95% CI 1.99 to 6.01).
Tobacco Control
added Oct 29, 2016 00:56
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[Canada] FOIP commissioner orders investigation of Alberta Justice

Privacy commissioner Jill Clayton has ordered an investigation into the way Alberta Justice handled FOIP requests about the government's tobacco industry lawsuit.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 28, 2016 12:35
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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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[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, 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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SMOKING GUN: STRATEGIC CONTAINMENT OF CONTRABAND TOBACCO AND CIGARETTE TRAFFICKING IN CANADA (PDF)

Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
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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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