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[Canada] In 2016, go smoke-free: Celebrating National Non-Smoking Week

“Starting in 2016, it has never been easier to choose to quit. People who want to quit can now walk into any community pharmacy in the province to access free nicotine replacement therapy products. Our program now also has more product choices – people t
Government of British Columbia (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 21:50

[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

[Canada] VIDEO: Debate on hiring smokers to work in healthcare

healthcare professionals held a debate over whether smokers should be hired to work in a healthcare setting. Dr. Andrew Pipe from the University of Ottawa Heart Institute was the moderator at the debate. Dr. Pipe said while this debate was being done as a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 16:05

[Canada] Anti-smoking advocates want to force 'end game' in war against tobacco

"The federal government has basically withdrawn from tobacco control in many ways," said Melodie Tilson, policy director at the National Non-Smokers' Rights Association. "There have been virtually no new tobacco control initiatives coming out of the fede
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 23, 2016 15:29

[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

[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

[USA] Canada Vs. US Product Liability: The Canadian Experience ($$)

... legislation relating to tobacco controls[10] was sufficiently inconsistent with federal legislation,[11] so as...
added Jan 22, 2016 22:26

[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

[Canada] EDITORIAL: More action needed to address Saskatchewan's high smoking rate

The three health charities called for smoking bans on outdoor restaurant and bar patios, sports fields, playgrounds and outdoor stadiums, among other measures. They also want a ban on menthol and flavoured tobacco products that entice youth into the habi
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Jan 21, 2016 16:53

[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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