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Tobacco Info No. 5

April 2011

 

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Study shows young smokers prefer brand names:

PSC press release:
http://www.smoke-free.ca/eng_home/2011/news_press_19_jan_2011.htm

PSC factsheets:
http://www.smoke-free.ca/pdf_1/Tobacco%20Brand%20Choice%20of%20Young%20Canadians.pdf
http://www.smoke-free.ca/pdf_1/profitingfromstartersmokers.pdf

CMAJ 2009 full study:
http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/content/full/181/6-7/384

CCSA Butt study:
http://www.conveniencestores.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=177:ccsa-butt-study-released&catid=1

The case for the plain packaging of tobacco products, April 2008, Addiction:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02145.x/abstract

David Hammond study, Plain packaging Regulations for Tobacco Products: the Impact of Standardizing the Color and Design of Cigarette Packs:
http://www.scielosp.org/pdf/spm/v52s2/a18v52s2.pdf

WHO-FCTC: http://www.who.int/fctc/text_download/en/index.html

 

More tax-paid cigarettes are sold as contraband is contained

 

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

http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9ODExNTV8Q2hpbGRJRD0tMXxUeXBlPTM=&t=1

 

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

http://media.corporate-ir.net/media_files/IROL/14/146476/MorganStanleySLIDESFINAL1.pdf

 

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

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2010/12/08/tobacco-conservatives-lobbying008.html

 

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

http://www.chamber.ca/images/uploads/Reports/2010/Strengthening_Our_Ties_Dec2010.pdf

 

November 2010 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review, page 108

www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/budget/fallstatement/2010/paper_all.pdf

 

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

www.finances.gouv.qc.ca/documents/Autres/en/AUTEN_update2010.pdf

 

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

www.conveniencecentral.ca/uploads/magazines/ycm/issue/November%202010.pdf

 

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

http://adaq.qc.ca/pls/htmldb/f?p=105:34:2585794001626885 

 

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

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ce-da/tobac-tabac/stats-eng.htm

 

 

Both Active and Passive smoking cause breast cancer

 

Full study

www.otru.org/pdf/special/expert_panel_tobacco_breast_cancer.pdf

 

Abstract of the study from Tobacco Control 

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/20/1/e2.abstract

 

Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada press release asking for breast cancer warnings on cigarette packages www.smoke-free.ca/eng_home/2009-media/news_press_24_apr_2009.htm

 

 

Smokeless tobacco

 

CTV News article

http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/Health/20100914/snuff-tobacco-100914/

 

Youth Smoking Survey 2008/2009

http://www.yss.uwaterloo.ca/index.cfm?section=5&page=288

 

PSC report on candy coated carcinogens:

http://www.smoke-free.ca/pdf_1/2009/smokeless.pdf

 

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

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/19/4/297.short

 

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

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/19/5/367.abstract?sid=51a7810e-6e08-4fef-b3c3-05618cdef21d

 

Letter in Addiciton magazine, November 2010:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03250.x/pdf

 

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

http://www.healthline.com/blogs/smoking_cessation/2007/10/report-on-tobacco-harm-reduction-by.html

 

 

Health Canada unveils all proposed health warnings

 

Health Canada info:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/fact-fait/fs-if/stronger-bonifiees-eng.php

 

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

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/consult/_2011/label-etiquet/messages-eng.php

 

Report by Canada.com:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/fact-fait/fs-if/stronger-bonifiees-eng.php

 

Canada Gazette Part 1, 2011:

http://gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2011/2011-02-19/html/reg3-eng.html

 

 

A striking and detailed portrait of an addiction

 

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

www.tobaccoreport.ca

 

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

+ CTUMS Archives 1999-2009

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/research-recherche/stat/ctums-esutc_2010-eng.php

 

You tube

Summary of study in Tobacco Control 

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/19/5/361.abstract?sid=9b4c99e9-3c5f-4f08-9a50-a1e3caf4d2d4

 

Article from The Guardian 

www.guardian.co.uk/society/2010/oct/10/cigarette-firms-accused-promoting-online

 

 

BC Government should subsidize smoking cessation therapies

 

BC Lung Association press release

http://www.bc.lung.ca/mediaroom/news_releases/nr_63_2010.html

 

BC Lung Association report: Making Quit Happen:

http://www.lung.ca/_resources/Making_quit_happen_report.pdf

 

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

http://www.cleanaircoalitionbc.com/PDF/Opportunites_SCT_BC_Sept_2010.pdf

 

OTRU Update

 

Campling study in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology:

http://journals.lww.com/jto/Fulltext/2011/03000/Spontaneous_Smoking_Cessation_Before_Lung_Cancer.16.aspx

 

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

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3037071/

 

Le Strat study, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2011/01/06/tc.2010.038703.abstract

 

Mills study, American Journal of Medicine

http://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(10)00906-X/abstract

 

Journal of American College Health study – Arbour-Nicitopoulos:

http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~db=all~content=a930463024

 

BMC Medical Genetics full study by Ley:

http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2350-12-1.pdf

 

 

Briefs

 

Supreme Court backgrounder Knight vs. ITC

http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/Jdb-txt/SC/05/01/2005BCSC0172.htm

 

Health care cost recovery timeline:

http://www.smoke-free.ca/litigation/webpages/Timeline-Canada.htm

 

15th World Conference:

http://wctoh2012.org/

 

No smoking in Chinese movies:

http://www.japantoday.com/category/world/view/china-limits-smoking-in-films-tv-shows

 

No smoking in Central Park:

http://www.timesnewsweekly.com/news/2011-02-10/Local_News/NO_SMOKING_IN_NY_PARKS_OR_BEACHES.html

 

World No Tobacco Day:

http://www.who.int/tobacco/en/

 

 

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