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Tobacco Info No. 6

July 2011

 

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Federal Tobacco Control Strategy

Conservative party official website:

http://www.conservative.ca/

Federal Tobacco Control Strategy Health Canada:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/about-apropos/role/federal/strateg-eng.php

Andre Picard’s article in the Globe and Mail:

http://m.theglobeandmail.com/life/health/new-health/andre-picard/is-tobacco-control-no-longer-a-federal-priority/article2034642/?service=mobile

Parliament passes tobacco regulations:

http://www.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?DocId=5099711&Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=41&Ses=1

 

National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Official website:

http://www.ncth.ca/

Montreal conference article from Tobacco Info:

http://www.tobaccoinfo.ca/mag1/conference.htm

 

Provincial strategies

News release:

http://www.news.ontario.ca/rev/en/2011/04/strengthening-a-smoke-free-ontario.html

TSAG Report:

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:oMhXOFbDGT8J:www.mhp.gov.on.ca/en/smoke-free/TSAG%2520Report.pdf+ontario+smoke-free+strategy,+2011&hl=en&gl=ca&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESgiLn7hYLexXfJkCn8Dx8bg4SQBa-Ky3f3xnRuzmy8i69MZDwlifXteWvM9B_uTxrk3GhXTxQIPnW3JfzRP-qMdFenp4n_htId_xcUTIkq3b83RWViUToXYcNGho_seYdfdRc0W&sig=AHIEtbSneFuQF_n-ZStfiNEwTSfma1S8dw

Ontario strategy website:

http://www.mhp.gov.on.ca/en/smoke-free/

Nova Scotia website:

http://www.gov.ns.ca/news/details.asp?id=20110427004

BC official website:

http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/pharmacare/stopsmoking.html

Saskatchewan official website:

http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/smoking-and-your-health

 

Menthol

Tobacco Control magazine supplement online:

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/20/Suppl_2.toc

FDA website on menthol:

http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/TobaccoProductsScientificAdvisoryCommittee/ucm259481.htm

 

Australia:

Industry threatens to flood market, article:

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/tobacco-industry-threatens-to-flood-australia-with-cheap-cigarettes/story-e6frf7jo-1226057055610

Article on Australia’s plain-packaging proposal:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/30/business/global/30tobacco.html

 

FDA quasi-moratorium

FDA press release:

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/2011/ucm238924.htm

 

OTRU :

Current abstracts:

http://www.otru.org/current_abstracts.html

 

Tobacco taxes upped

NB :

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/story/2011/03/22/nb-budget-sin-tax-0322.html

NWT:

http://www.fin.gov.nt.ca/taxation/tobacco/rates/index.htm

PEI:

http://www.gov.ns.ca/finance/statistics/archive_news.asp?id=6698&ym=201104

Manitoba:

http://www.gov.mb.ca/finance/taxation/taxes/tobacco.html

 

New Canadian Health Warnings

Tabled and adopted:

http://www.parl.gc.ca/committeebusiness/ReportsResponses.aspx?Cmte=HESA&Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=41&Ses=1

Tobacco Info article, history:

http://www.tobaccoinfo.ca/mag4/warnings.htm

CCS statistics:

http://www.cancer.ca/Canada-wide/About%20cancer/~/media/CCS/Canada%20wide/Files%20List/English%20files%20heading/PDF%20-%20Policy%20-%20Canadian%20Cancer%20Statistics%20-%20English/Canadian%20Cancer%20Statistics%202011%20-%20English.ashx

NSRA smoke-free campus:

http://www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/index.cfm?group_id=2056

Federal tobacco tax stamps:

http://www.taxstampnews.com/images/stories/PDFs/TSN_Nov.Dec_10_web.pdf

 

Cigarillo study

Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control study (in French):

http://www.cqct.qc.ca/Documents_docs/DOCU_2011/PROJ_11_04_12_EtudeConformiteCigares_FINAL.pdf

Statistics Institute of Quebec study (in French):

http://www.stat.gouv.qc.ca/publications/sante/pdf2009/Tabac_alcool2008.pdf

Prime Minister’s declaration on cigarillos and youth :

 http://pm.gc.ca/eng/media.asp?id=3521

 

Front groups

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Retailers Alliance article

http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/09/11/3009026.htm

Americans for non-smokers’ rights, National Smokers’ Alliance exposed

http://www.no-smoke.org/getthefacts.php?id=95

WHO, Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control

http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2008/9789241597340_eng.pdf

Non-Smokers’ Rights Association and Smoking and Health Action Foundation, Exposing recent tobacco industry front groups and alliances

http://www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/file/pdf/FrontGroups_Oct_2008.pdf

Non-Smokers’ Rights Association, Canadian Convenience Stores Association and the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco: Independent organizations or groups fronting for Big Tobacco?

http://www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/file/pdf/Who_funds_the_CCSA_and_NCACT.pdf

 

 

 

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