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Tobacco Info No. 6, July 2011 

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No. 6, July 2011.

(16 pages, 1.5 Mo)

SUMMARY

One year renewal of Federal Tobacco Control Strategy

Will tobacco be a priority with this Conservative majority government? (p1-3);

 

Industry behind advocacy groups

Is big tobacco still paying for lip service?

A 1990s tactic that continues today (p3-4);

 

New study from the Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control

Flavoured cigars don’t measure up

Half of flavoured cigars don’t meet the legal weight requirements

(p6-7);

 

The 7th National Conference on Tobacco or Health
set for Toronto
(p7);

 

Strengthening provincial smoking strategies

Ontario takes steps to improve Smoke-Free initiative (p8-9);

 

Minty fresh cancer sticks

Menthol disguises harsh taste, makes it easier to smoke and harder to quit (p10-11);

Plain olive-brown packages for Australia (p12);

FDA introduces quasi-moratorium on new tobacco products

New or certain existing products will require equivalency reviews (p13);

Study review by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (p14);

 

Briefs (p15-16)

Tobacco taxes upped

New Canadian health warnings

CCS releases statistics for 2011

Smoke-free campus

New stamps on packs

 

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