Tobacco Info

Tobacco Info No. 1, June 2010

SUMMARY

Ontario health groups call for measures addressing contraband tobacco (pp.1-2);

Tobacco Info, first issue (p.3);

Economists quash claims of Canadian Convenience Stores Association on impact of 1994 tax rollback (pp.4-5);

Federal government subsidizes tobacco farming?
$300 million buyout full of loopholes (p.6);

Medicare cost recovery lawsuits: can public health win? (pp.8-9);

 

Imperial Tobacco proved that nicotine is addictive, then ordered the evidence destroyed (pp.10-11);

Research update by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (pp.11-12)

Health groups press for a moratorium on the introduction of new tobacco products (pp.12-13);

Addressing tobacco addiction while in treatment helps prevent relapse (p.14);

Briefs (pp.15-16)
- Cigarillos in packs of 20
- Tobacco tax hikes
- The doctor’s not always right
- World No Tobacco Day

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