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Tobacco Info No. 7

October 2011

 

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Big Tobacco Sues First Nations manufacturers

Gazette story:  http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Tobacco+sues+First+Nations/4967983/story.html

APTN Video:

http://aptn.ca/pages/news/2011/06/20/rainbow-tobacco-not-too-worried-about-big-tobacco-court-action/

Imperial Tobacco press release:

http://www.imperialtobaccocanada.com/groupca/sites/imp_7vsh6j.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO8J4QBK/$FILE/medMD8J4QBW.pdf?openelement

Backgrounder report on Ontario lawsuit vs. Big Tobacco:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/story/2009/09/29/ont-tobacco.html

http://www.thestar.com/News/Ontario/article/596884

 

Smoking prevalence stagnates:

Pages from Statistics Canada website about the prevalence of smoking according to the Canadian Community Heath Survey:

 www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/health74a-eng.htm 

www40.statcan.gc.ca/l01/cst01/health74b-eng.htm

 www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-625-x/2011001/article/11468-eng.htm

 

A very comprehensive website about Tobacco Litigation in Canada, built by Physicians for a Smoke-free Canada:

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

 

Diabetes:

STUDIES:

European Journal of Epidemiology study, April 2010:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20369275

American Journal of Public Health, 1993:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1694562/

Journal of the American Medical Association, 2007:

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/298/22/2654.abstract

http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/298/22/2675.extract

Patasi and Hall study; Diabetes: 2010:

http://www.diabetes.ca/documents/for-professionals/CD--Summer_2010--B.Patasi_.pdf

Oxford Journal’s Toxicological Studies, 2008:

http://toxsci.oxfordjournals.org/content/103/2/225.full

Canadian Diabetes Association website:

http://www.diabetes.ca/diabetes-and-you/living/management/smoking/

 

Cigarette makers go to trial in Quebec:

A site about the class action led by the Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health (in French)

www.cqts.qc.ca/recours.html

 

Patriotism as a selling point:

YCM magazine:

http://www.ccentral.ca/

NSRA arguments on plain packaging:

http://www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/page1002.cfm?search_text=plain+paclaging

 

Iceland considers prescriptions cigs:

News reports:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-news/global-exchange/globe-correspondents/iceland-proposes-cigarette-prescriptions/article2093122/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14104546

 

Package colours change perceptions of risk:

http://www.addictionjournal.org/viewpressrelease.asp?pr=149

Tobacco Control study, March 2002:

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/11/suppl_1/i73.full

Pirouz study:

http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/media/releases/2011/110404.htm

 

OTRU Abstracts:

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

Australia’s plain packaging push:

http://www.fctc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=582:mps-pass-australias-plain-packaging-bill&catid=239:packaging-and-labelling&Itemid=243

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2ijBzNt9wM

ASH’s report:

http://www.ashaust.org.au/lv3/action_plainpack.htm

 

The Inuit Tobacco-free Network:

www.naho.ca/itn

Nunavut quit line:

http://map.naquitline.org/profile/can/nu/

 

Briefs:

Ottawa not responsible:

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2011/07/29/feds-cant-be-dragged-int_n_912910.html

Alberta’s Vote for Health:

http://www.smokefreealberta.com/

NS and Manitoba target industry:

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/story/2011/06/30/ns-man-tobacco-lawsuit.html

FDA releases warnings:

http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/CigaretteWarningLabels/default.htm

UN meeting on NCDs:

http://www.un.org/en/ga/president/65/issues/ncdiseases.shtml

WHO launches global report:

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

BAT pays for inhaler:

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article587130.ece