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Tobacco Info No. 10, August 2012 

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SUMMARY

Harper government guts Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (p1-3)

Big Tobacco wins big with $15 million cut from tobacco control budget

 

Quebec’s $27B lawsuit opens floodgates of tobacco industry documents (p4-5)

The Blais and Létourneau lawsuits against Big Tobacco were launched in 1998

Waterpipe Forum addresses dangers of hookah use (p6-7)

Tobacco Info On Hold (p7)

 

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan attacks Big Tobacco

The 15th World Conference celebrates Australia’s plain packaging and explores endgame ideas (p8-12)

 

Review of new studies by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (p13)

Risk of blindness from smoking highlighted by graphic image of eyes pried open (p.14)

Briefs (p15)

World Cancer Congress

Brazil bans tobacco additives

New host for GLOBALink

20,100 deaths by lung cancer

Quebec’s $60 billion lawsuit

 

Larger graphic health warnings hitting the shelves (p16)

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