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Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends 2017 EDITION [FREE FULL TEXT]

is a reference on tobacco use in Canada, with a focus on the most current data, as well as trend data between 1999 and 2015. We have built this report using data from national surveys conducted by Health Canada and Statistics Canada.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 9, 2017 13:56
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Smoking on the rise in France despite rollout of plain packaging

new figures reveal that even despite the French government's controversial efforts to turn the population off cigarettes, the number of people smoking has gone up. Since France introduced a ban on branded cigarettes in January 2017, more packets of cigar
The Local France (fr)
added May 4, 2017 00:13
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[Africa] The heterogeneous impact of a successful tobacco control campaign: a case study of Mauritius

These results suggest that tobacco control policies, including sizeable tax increases, were progressive in their impact. We conclude that tobacco use increases poverty and inequality, but stronger tobacco control policies can mitigate the impact of tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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[Asia] The Article 16 of the FCTC is to be implemented in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is to ban sale of single cigarette and mini packs (packets less than 20 cigarettes) very soon, states the Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne. "We have won the fight against the use of tobacco and smoking, but we have a long way to go t
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2017 00:26
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Consultation on the future of tobacco control in Canada

We are looking for comments from: the general public, Indigenous peoples, including: leaders individuals communities organizations other interested parties, such as: academics non-governmental organizations provincial and territorial governments health
Canada.ca (ca)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:12
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France leads the way with four (and counting!) innovative tobacco control measures in 2017

Since the beginning of the year, France has implemented a series of ground-breaking tobacco control measures - and signalled that more will come into force next year. .. These three new measures, plain packaging, the tobacco company revenue tax and the ne
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
added Mar 3, 2017 20:50
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Minister Jane Philpott provides keynote address at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

Philpott, Minister of Health, provided the keynote address at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada, which is being held February 28 to March 2, 2017 in Ottawa. The current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy is set to expire in March
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:17
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Identification of flavour additives in tobacco products to develop a flavour library [FREE FULL TEXT]

We developed a method to identify and describe flavour additives in tobacco products...A flavour library helps to detect flavour additives that are characteristic for a certain flavour, and thus can be useful for regulation of flavours in tobacco and rela
Tobacco Control
added Feb 12, 2017 00:52
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[Canada] Health groups want Alberta to raise tobacco tax, bolster anti-smoking programs

EDMONTON -- A coalition of health groups wants the Alberta government to raise the tobacco tax in its next budget and spend some of the money on anti-smoking programs aimed at young people. Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta said an increase of $1.50 on a
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2017 15:26
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[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: NJ giving up on smokers

there seems little other way to interpret the fact that the state once again ranks dead last in the nation in spending on tobacco prevention. The amount of money New Jersey devotes to the task? Zero. This is the fifth consecutive year the state has spent
MyCentralJersey.com (Bridgewater Courier News/East Brunswick Home News Tribune)
added Dec 17, 2016 04:12
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