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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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[Canada, USA] Toronto: ‘Merchants of Doubt’ Director Exposes Energy and Tobacco Lobby

pulls back the curtain on the illusionists deployed by oil, gas and tobacco companies to use pseudo-science and spin to create an alternate reality in which cigarettes and gas guzzlers are our friends... a mordantly funny indictment of this army of well-h
Variety
added Sep 10, 2014 17:05
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[Canada] 2016 Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Monitoring Report

Key Findings: Past 30-day use of various tobacco products...reported by Ontarians aged 12 years or older was 20% – statistically lower than the 2010 rate of 22% Past-30 day cigarette use remains high among young adult males aged 20 to 24 (23%) and 25 t
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Apr 3, 2017 17:05
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[Australia, Canada, New York] Graphic labels are seen as key to anti-smoking campaign

International cigarette advertising research has shown that “smokers have misperceptions about their products,” Bansal-Travers said, “and colors and labels on packs communicate misperceptions to smokers. Graphic warning labels are a cost-effective and ve
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 16, 2014 18:29
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[Canada] Active cigarette smoking and risk of breast cancer.

These results strongly support a role for cigarette smoking in breast cancer etiology and emphasize the importance of timing of this exposure.
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Mar 10, 2015 11:10
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[Canada] Hookah smoking called worse than tobacco as St. John's lounge opens

The Canadian Cancer Society is concerned that smoking shisha in the first hookah lounge in St. John's will hurt patrons more than if they smoked cigarettes. Aladdin's Hookah Lounge, which opened on Water Street in downtown St. John's on Thursday, serves
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:00
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[Canada] Tobacco-free e-cigarettes are a healthier choice for smokers, right? No, life-insurance companies say

When the Toronto resident went to buy life insurance after being tobacco-free for a year, however, he discovered the insurance industry was not so impressed. Underwriters are insisting that e-cigarette “vapers” like him pay smokers’ premiums that can be
National Post (ca)
added Apr 21, 2014 21:33
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[Malaysia] E-cigarettes popularity alarming

MOREwomen and students are turning to electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes which pose a worse health hazard than regular cigarettes, warns the Consumer Association of Penang (CAP)
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:50
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FDA tobacco chief says health community grappling with idea that some products are less risky

Changes in the marketplace have forced the public health community to wrestle with the idea that some tobacco products may pose less of a health risk than others, the new head of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco control efforts told an industry
AP - Associated Press
added May 16, 2013 14:23
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[Canada] One Year On: Assessing The Effects Of A Menthol Cigarette Ban

Implementation of a ban on menthol cigarettes results in an increase in those attempting to quit, and an increase in use of other flavored tobacco or electronic-cigarette use, according to a study published online March 5 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Monthly Prescribing Reference (MPR)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:55
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