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Tobacco Info No. 2

September 2010

 

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Cigarillos

1) Casa Cubana’s press release

http://www.casacubana.ca/press-news/industry-news-and-regulations/prime-time-smoker-juin-2010.html

2) Minister Aglukkaq’s statement

http://www.leonaaglukkaq.ca/EN/8931/90028

3) The Tobacco Act

http://www2.parl.gc.ca/HousePublications/Publication.aspx?Docid=4141530&file=4

4) Youth Smoking Survey 2008-2009

http://www.yss.uwaterloo.ca/results/YSS2008-2009_media_release.pdf

5) CCSA statement on videos from CNW

http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/July2010/05/c2101.html

6) Links to article on convenience store selling contraband cigarillo and Winnipeg Free Press article about cigarillos still being sold

http://www.montrealgazette.com/opinion/editorial-cartoons/Progressives+must+come+together+return+power/3163666/Seventeen+busted+tobacco+raids/3164771/story.html

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/our-communities/times/Despite-new-law-flavoured-smokes-still-on-shelves-98871294.html

Many smokers have returned to the taxed cigarette market

1) Health Canada data about cigarette sales 1980-2009
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/research-recherche/indust/_sales-ventes/canada-eng.php

2) Quebec’s Budget Plan 2010-11 (page C-13) about the reduced supply of illegal products

www.budget.finances.gouv.qc.ca/Budget/2010-2011/en/documents/BudgetPlan.pdf

3) Philip Morris International 2009 Annual Report (page 35)

http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9NDU4MDF8Q2hpbGRJRD0tMXxUeXBlPTM=&t=1

4) Philip Morris International (reports and filings webpage)

http://investors.philipmorrisinternational.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=146476&p=irol-financialinfo

5) British American Tobacco 2009 Annual Report (page 45)

www.bat.com/group/sites/uk__3mnfen.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO52AK34/$FILE/medMD83VF6K.pdf?openelement

6) Canadian Convenience Stores Association about the importance of contraband

www.conveniencestores.ca/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=272&Itemid=1

7) House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (record of evidence) www2.parl.gc.ca/CommitteeBusiness/SearchBrowseEvidence.aspx?arpibs=False&arpice=True&arpicl=15395&arpicpd=4471579&arpid=False&arpidf=2010%252f03%252f03&arpidt=2010%252f04%252f30&arpij=False&arpirpp=10&arpisb=Publication&arpist=s&arpit=Bryans&Language=E&Mode=1&Parl=40&ps=Parl40Ses3&Ses=3

8) The National Coalition against Contraband Tobacco 2010 tour
www.stopcontrabandtobacco.ca/

9) Solutions against contraband proposed by Canadian tobacco control groups
www.cqct.qc.ca/Documents_docs/DOCU_2008/MEMO_08_05_05_CCAT_ContrabandHearings.pdf
www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/file/pdf/Contraband_Spring2009.pdf

10) Non-Smokers’ Right Association, map about tobacco prices in Canada

www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/index.cfm?group_id=1899

11) World Health Organization Tobacco Free Initiative homepage (with the Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2009)

www.who.int/tobacco/mpower/2009/en/index.html

JTI-Macdonald and Reynolds admit to supplying contraband cigarettes in the early 1990s

1) Canada Revenue Agency’s press release

www.marketwire.com/press-release/Federal-Provincial-Territorial-Governments-Conclude-Landmark-Settlements-With-Tobacco-1147061.htm

2) Comments from NSRA

www.nsra-adnf.ca/cms/index.cfm?group_id=1897

Patios

1) PSC press release

http://www.smoke-free.ca/eng_home/2010/news_press_May_25_2010.htm

2) PSC reports

http://www.smoke-free.ca/pdf_1/2010/smoke-free-patios-population.pdf

http://www.smoke-free.ca/pdf_1/2010/exposure-cchs-2008.pdf

3) Stanford study

http://news.stanford.edu/pr/2007/pr-smoke-050907.html

4) Abstract from Tobacco Control study

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/14/6/384.abstract

5) Statistics from Stats Canada

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/090625/dq090625b-eng.htm

Outdoor smoking and environment (Ottawa kicks off...)

1) Ottawa Public Health press release

http://ottawa.ca/residents/health/living/alcohol_drugs_tobacco/tobacco/secondhand/outside_en.html

2) Canadian Cancer Society on second-hand smoke

http://www.cancer.ca/Canada-wide/Prevention/Smoking%20and%20tobacco/Second-hand%20smoke.aspx?sc_lang=en

3) James Repace’s study

http://www.repace.com/pdf/Repace_Ch_15_Outdoor_Smoke.pdf

4) Klepeis et al. study

http://tobaccosmoke.exposurescience.org/files/private/Klepeis_etal_OTS_Preprint.pdf

Journey:

1) http://www.tobaccofreeworld.ca/

The Australian government wants plain cigarette packages starting 2012

1) Press release from the Australian PM office

http://pmrudd.archive.dpmc.gov.au/node/6720

2) Data on the prevalence of smoking in Australia 

www.quit.org.au/article.asp?ContentID=7240

3) Share of market by tobacco companies

www.tobaccoinaustralia.org.au/chapter-10-tobacco-industry/10-4-the-tobacco-companies-operating-in-australia
4) Article from The Age with a comment by Pr Chapman

www.theage.com.au/national/nofrills-packaging-to-prompt-allfrills-ciggies-20100501-u0dh.html
5) Wakefield, Durkin and Germain, abstract from Journal of Adolescent Health
www.jahonline.org/article/S1054-139X(09)00341-3/abstract
6) Response from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) about the effect of the
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property on the ability of a contracting State to enforce plain packaging
http://legacy.library.ucsf.edu/tid/brs60d00/pdf;jsessionid=4CECCBB582381BD0B8EAC06D6C0F9DA3
7) Various submissions to the Australian Parliament, including those from the Physicians for Smoke-free Canada (line 23) and the Non-Smokers’ Right Association (line 21)
www.aph.gov.au/senate/committee/clac_ctte/plain_tobacco_packaging_09/submissions/sublist.htm

 NRT pregnancy

1) Program for the Ottawa conference on medical cessation

www.ottawamodel.ca/pdf/program-web.pdf

2) Statistics on pregnancy and smoking

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/research-recherche/stat/_ctums-esutc_2008/ann-table7-eng.php

3) Health Canada on NRT usage during pregnancy (April 2003)

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/pubs/tobac-tabac/expecting-grossesse/result-eng.php

OTRU

FCTC:
http://ajph.aphapublications.org/cgi/content/extract/100/7/1163?maxtoshow=&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&author1=Marcus&andorexactfulltext=and&searchid=1&FIRSTINDEX=0&sortspec=relevance&resourcetype=HWCIT
http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jphp/journal/v31/n2/abs/jphp20104a.html

Smokeless tobacco:
http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/19/4/297.abstract

Hardcore smokers:
http://ntr.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/ntq103

Smoking in psychiatric institutes:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2850.2009.01524.x/abstract
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.02979.x/abstract

Second-hand-smoke:
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VH5-508CCXH-1&_user=10&_coverDate=09%2F30%2F2010&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1435903078&_rerunOrigin=google&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=aaed68aad575837b56e4c62405045655
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/126/1/4

Briefs:

Smoke-free cars:
http://www.winnipegsun.com/news/manitoba/2010/07/14/14716641.html

Saskatchewan:

http://www.qp.gov.sk.ca/documents/gazette/part2/2010/G2201027.pdf

Alberta government wins tobacco reduction achievement award
No link

Smoking in federal jails
http://decisions.fca-caf.gc.ca/en/2010/2010fca167/2010fca167.html

 

 

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