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Tobacco Info No. 4

February 2011

 

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Health warnings

Health Canada:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/tobac-tabac/fact-fait/fs-if/stronger-bonifiees-eng.php

Health Canada press release:
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ahc-asc/media/nr-cp/_2010/2010_233-eng.php

Reactions by health groups:
http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/December2010/30/c8083.html

ITC responds to announcement; press release:
http://www.imperialtobaccocanada.com/groupca/sites/IMP_7VSH6J.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO8CMR2W?opendocument&SKN=1

 

FDA WARNINGS

FDA Website:
http://www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/Labeling/CigaretteProductWarningLabels/ucm2024177.htm

 

WHO Convention

All the documents related to the 4th session of the COP (Punta del Este, November 2010)
http://apps.who.int/gb/fctc/E/E_cop4.htm

Link to the Framework Convention Alliance (for tobacco control)
www.fctc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=479:cop-4-delivers-progress-on-global-tobacco-control-&catid=229:general-news&Itemid=233

The World Health Organization and its Tobacco Free Initiative
www.who.int/tobacco/resources/publications/en/index.html

Link to The Tobacco Atlas 2009
http://tobaccoatlas.org/healthprofessionals.html

 

QUEBEC REPORT

The ministerial report (in French only):
http://msssa4.msss.gouv.qc.ca/fr/document/publication.nsf/4b1768b3f849519c852568fd0061480d/8dc74dd85f5a74b0852577c00048c2f0?OpenDocument

 

E-CIGARETTES

AOL’s two-part report:
Part 1:
http://www.aolnews.com/2010/09/16/your-kids-buy-e-cigs-do-you-know-whats-in-them/
Part 2: http://www.aolnews.com/2010/09/16/despite-ad-claims-you-cant-smoke-e-cigs-on-a-plane/
Report by Eurekalert.org:
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2010-12/uoc--eca120310.php
Video of actress Katherine Heigl lighting up with David Letterman:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WR1ipaE7CMo

 

CIFCOT-III

Official site (in French):
http://www.cifcot.org/

 

WHO study on SHS:

WHO information pamphlet:
http://www.who.int/tobacco/mpower/publications/en_tfi_mpower_brochure_p_page1.pdf

The study published in The Lancet:
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(10)61388-8/fulltext#

 

OTRU research portal:
http://tims.otru.org/

 

OTRU Current Abstracts:
http://www.otru.org/current_abstracts.html

 

Briefs:

Asthma rates falling; the study:
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/82-003-x/2010004/article/11364-eng.pdf

Alberta suing big tobacco:
http://www.calgarysun.com/news/alberta/2010/10/25/15823611.html#/news/alberta/2010/10/25/pf-15823606.html

Bloomberg backs Uruguay:
http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/11/16/2010-11-16_bloomberg_donates_thousands_through_charity_to_help_defend_uruguay_from_cigarett.html

Feds promise to close cigarillo loopholes:
http://smokefreecanada.ca/2010/12/feds-aim-to-close-cigarillo-loopholes/

Smoke free cars in Leduc:
http://www.edmontonsun.com/news/alberta/2010/12/14/16547186.html

Smoke free cars in Newfoundland
 
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2010/03/24/nl-car-smoke-ban-324.html

Drop in contraband:
About contraband in Canada according to PMI's CEO Louis Camilleri (see pages 50 and 51)
http://media.corporate-ir.net/media_files/IROL/14/146476/MorganStanleySLIDESFINAL1.pdf
Canada Key Market Commentaries by Philip Morris International (page 12)(3rd quarter, 2010)
http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9NjY4MTN8Q2hpbGRJRD0tMXxUeXBlPTM=&t=1
PMI's reports from previous quarters
http://investors.philipmorrisinternational.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=146476&p=irol-earnings
British American Tobacco report for the first half of 2010 (read first paragraph on page 5)
www.bat.com/group/sites/uk__3mnfen.nsf/vwPagesWebLive/DO72TJQU/$FILE/medMD87RNF8.pdf?openelement

 

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