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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco

In view of this information brought to light in this paper, any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first p
Tobacco Control
added Oct 17, 2016 15:52
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[Canada] Health lobby groups ignore significant findings in most recent Canadian student tobacco, alcohol, and drugs survey

when 3% of Canadian youth smoke cigarettes versus a rate of 17% for marijuana and four out of five youth are drinking alcohol, one has to wonder why these health lobby groups seem unilaterally focused on lobbying for plain packaging of tobacco products" a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 14:31
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Levels and trends in cigarette contraband in Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The data presented suggest that policies to tackle cigarette contraband introduced from the mid-2000s to late 2000s, at both federal and provincial levels, may have dampened the demand for contraband cigarettes.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 7, 2016 00:15
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[Canada] AUDIO: GOLDMAN: MDs who blow smoke about vaping

Let's hope that legislators and policy makers are paying attention. And as for my colleagues, maybe it's better in this case to look up the facts, or at the very least, to say nothing, instead of dissing a smoke cessation tool with a lot of potential.
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:33
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GLANTZ: The evidence that e-cigs are expanding the cigarette market by recruiting kids just keeps piling up

they found that the effects were biggest in the low risk kids. In particular, if blows away the assertion made by e-cig enthusiasts that kids who start with e-cigs would be smoking conventional cigarettes anyway.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:51
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[Canada, USA] Study finds smoke-free workplaces more creative

finds employees with companies working under smoke-free legislation improved creativity by an average of 9% after smoking left the workplace.... companies in the U.S. who have filed patents between 1976 and 2010.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Aug 8, 2016 13:26
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GLANTZ: The White House told FDA that Black lives don’t matter

In a stunning action that prioritized tobacco industry interests over Black (and other) lives, the White House removed the overwhelming evidence presented by FDA demonstrating the impact of menthol and other flavors in enticing African Americans, as well
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:52
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Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking Among Young Adults in the United States, 2012–2013 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Current waterpipe smoking is associated with susceptibility to cigarette smoking among young adults in the United States. Longitudinal studies are needed to demonstrate causality between waterpipe smoking and initiation of cigarette smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Feb 19, 2016 21:25
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five facts about smoking and cancer on #worldcancerday

1. It’s not just lung cancer. The Surgeon General’s Office has linked more than 12 types of cancer to smoking, including cancer of the stomach, bladder, kidneys, and liver. ... 5. The fight to #FinishIt is not over. Every day more than 3,200 children smo
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:16
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[Canada] Gail Asper urges smokers to quit, saying it took years off her parents' lives

Manitoba Lung Association is hoping a contest to quit smoking, even for 24 hours, might convince smokers to try butting out for good. If that isn't convincing enough, Gail Asper said smoking took years off her parents' lives. She shared her family's batt
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:03
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