Tobacco Info


Tobacco Info No. 9

April 2012


Healthcare organizations want the loopholes in Bill C-32 closed

Legislative summary of the federal government’s Bill C-32

Press conference led by Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada and the Canadian Dental Association


Stan Shatenstein on advocacy and the banality of death

GLOBALink Medical Journal Update

American Cancer Society’s 2012 Luther L. Terry award winners

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing on plain packaging


Singapore hosts the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

WCTOH website

Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization


Prabhat Jha wins Luther Terry award for outstanding research

More information on Prabhat Jha:

American Cancer Society’s 2012 Luther L. Terry award winners


Health groups forced to cut jobs while waiting for new federal strategy

Health Canada’s Federal Tobacco Control Strategy

The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention of Tobacco Control


The art of quitting: Ottawa Conference tackles low abstinence rates

University of Ottawa Heart Institute: birthplace of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation

2012 CTUMS report: Tobacco Use in Canada

CAN-ADAPPT’s national guidelines for smoking cessation


National Non-Smoking Week highlights how hard quitting can be

Details of the Canadian Council for Tobacco Control’s 2012 National Non-Smoking Week

The Canadian Cancer Society’s “Break It Off” campaign


Tobacco control and environmental advocates share the same skeptics

The Traveling Salesmen of Climate Skepticism,1518,721846,00.html

Merchants of Doubt, by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway, Bloomsbury Press, New York, 2010

The verdict is in on climate change

Climate sceptics are recycled critics of controls on tobacco and acid rain


$284 million up in smoke

Auditor General's fall report


Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada article that raised the alarm

Tobacco training course without the exam pressure makes learning fun

Access to OTRU's training modules

OTRU's general website


Review of new studies by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit

Current OTRU selection of journal articles and reports on tobacco topics



Outdoor smoking bans

Proposed stricter smoking bylaw moves ahead

Côte-St-Luc passes anti-smoking bylaw

Cigarettes Are Safe as Long as You Just Invest: Riskless Return

Legal trouble in Alberta

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Board Commission statement on seizing contraband

Details of the legal issues at stake

Golden Holocaust book review

University of California Press – Golden Holocaust: Origins of the Cigarette Catastrophe and the Case for Abolition

Legacy Tobacco Documents Library

Robert N. Proctor speaks about the tobacco industry’s “secret documents”

Tobacco stocks a safe investment?

Questor share tip: Imperial Tobaccco is cash generating machine

Less smoking in U.S. films

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Propel Centre for Population Health Impact report

World No Tobacco Day

WHO's World No Tobacco Day

World No Tobacco Day: What do people do?

Nunavut anti-tobacco campaign

Nunavut’s Tobacco Has No Place Here campaign

Facebook fan page for Nunavut’s campaign




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