Tobacco Info

Tobacco Info No. 2, September 2010  Tobacco Info No. 2, September 2010

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No. 2, September 2010.

(16 pages, 1.3 Mo)

SUMMARY

Cigarillo distributors sidestepping the new Tobacco Act

“Next generation” of flavoured plus-sized cigar products hit the market (pp.1-3);

 

Drop in contraband in Canada

Many smokers have returned to the taxed cigarette market (pp.3-4);

 

JTI-Macdonald and Reynolds admit to supplying contraband cigarettes in the early 1990s (p.5);

 

Government urged by doctors group to ban smoking on restaurant and bar patios (pp.6-7);

 

City of Ottawa kicks off campaign exposing health risks of second-hand smoke

Smoking outdoors pollutes your lungs and the environment (pp.8-9);

 

Journey for a Tobacco-Free World hit a few potholes

But cross-country runner is back on track (p.10);

 

Tobacco control health heroes honoured (p.11);

 

Marketing of tobacco products

The Australian government wants plain cigarette packages starting 2012 (pp.12-13);

 

Doctor recommends NRT use during pregnancy (p.14);

 

Research update by OTRU (p.15);

 

Briefs

- Smoke-free cars in Manitoba

- Saskatchewan amends tobacco tax

- Smoking in federal jails

- Alberta government wins award (p.16);

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