Tobacco Info


Tobacco Info No. 5

April 2011


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Study shows young smokers prefer brand names:

PSC press release:

PSC factsheets:

CMAJ 2009 full study:

CCSA Butt study:

The case for the plain packaging of tobacco products, April 2008, Addiction:

David Hammond study, Plain packaging Regulations for Tobacco Products: the Impact of Standardizing the Color and Design of Cigarette Packs:



More tax-paid cigarettes are sold as contraband is contained


From Philip Morris International’s report of earnings released on February 10, 2011


From Louis Camilleri’s slide show (pages 50 and 51) on contraband cigarettes in Canada


From CBC’s website about lobbying, notably by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, that preceded the (temporary) retreat of government on new health warnings


A December 2010 document from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (see page 28)


November 2010 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, page 108


December 2010 Update on Quebec’s financial and economic situation, page 108


November-December 2010 issue of Your Convenience Manager, page 20


Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec’s homepage (in French) 


RCMP cigarette seizures from 1994 to 2009 (the 2010 data was provided by Mrs. Stéphanie Laplante)



Both Active and Passive smoking cause breast cancer


Full study


Abstract of the study from Tobacco Control


Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada press release asking for breast cancer warnings on cigarette packages



Smokeless tobacco


CTV News article


Youth Smoking Survey 2008/2009


PSC report on candy coated carcinogens:


Glantz study: Quantifying the effects of promoting smokeless tobacco as a harm reduction strategy in the USA


Weaver and Eissenberg study: Evaluating the acute effects of oral, non-combustible potential reduced exposure products marketed to smokers


Letter in Addiciton magazine, November 2010:


Royal College of Physicians, October 2007, Report on Smokeless Tobacco:



Health Canada unveils all proposed health warnings


Health Canada info:


View all images and warnings on Health Canada’s website:


Report by


Canada Gazette Part 1, 2011:



A striking and detailed portrait of an addiction


Read the online version of Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2011 Edition


Canadian Tobacco Usage Monitoring Survey’s first wave of results, February to June 2010

+ CTUMS Archives 1999-2009


You tube

Summary of study in Tobacco Control


Article from The Guardian



BC Government should subsidize smoking cessation therapies


BC Lung Association press release


BC Lung Association report: Making Quit Happen:


BC Clean Air Coalition report: Opportunities for Smoking Cessation Therapy in BC


OTRU Update


Campling study in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology:


Fix study in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health:


Le Strat study, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:


Mills study, American Journal of Medicine


Journal of American College Health study – Arbour-Nicitopoulos:


BMC Medical Genetics full study by Ley:





Supreme Court backgrounder Knight vs. ITC


Health care cost recovery timeline:


15th World Conference:


No smoking in Chinese movies:


No smoking in Central Park:


World No Tobacco Day:



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