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[Canada] To put it plainly -- "delighted."

On the occasion of National Non Smoking Week, Health Minister Jane Philpott released a message that "the Government of Canada will introduce new plain-packaging requirements for tobacco products."
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Jan 18, 2016 20:54
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[Canada] To put it plainly -- "delighted."

On the occasion of National Non Smoking Week, Health Minister Jane Philpott released a message that "the Government of Canada will introduce new plain-packaging requirements for tobacco products."
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Jan 18, 2016 20:54
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[Canada] Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Non-Smoking Week Event

will be at the Swilers Rugby Club, 100 Crosbie Road in St. John’s, on Monday, January 18, to participate in Quit. Breathe. Live., an information session focused on lung health. Minister Gambin-Walsh will arrive at 10:30 a.m.
Government of New Foundland and Labrador (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 19:29
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week –

As part of our platform, and my mandate, the Government of Canada will introduce new plain-packaging requirements for tobacco products. These requirements could include prohibiting brand colours, logos, and graphics on tobacco packages. Right now, Health
Government of Canada (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 19:27
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29
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[Canada] Islanders to have more access to medications with 10 new drugs added to the provincial formulary this month

10 new medications are being added to the provincial drug formulary this month to improve treatment and lower the cost... These drugs will benefit more than 200 patients... Smoking cessation therapy: Champix
Government of Prince Edward Island (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 03:05
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[Canada] VIDEO: Anti-smoking campaign begins

The Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health launched its awareness campaign on Tuesday, while Quebec's anti-tobacco week starts on Sunday. The lobbyists have a litany of facts to try and convince smokers to quit.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 03:00
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society and Running Room launch Run to Quit, a unique program that combines physical activity with support for smoking cessation to significantly increase quit rates

Run to Quit builds on the success of a pilot project in Ottawa which demonstrated that combining exercise with support for smoking cessation increased the chances of quitting by 7-fold compared to going cold turkey. Building someone's capacity to run
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 02:58
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[Canada] Want to quit smoking? Try running, new program urges

Run to Quit started out as a pilot project in Ottawa in 2013. Six months after it ended, 28 per cent of participants had quit smoking, said John Atkinson, the Canadian Cancer Society’s director of tobacco control. The cessation rate was seven times highe
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 02:57
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[Canada] Run to Quit program helps smokers trying to butt out

The idea of the Run to Quit program was to gradually wean participants off cigarettes as they increased physical fitness through a tailored course of walking and running at a Running Room store, coupled with a variety of support programs provided by the
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 02:56
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