Tobacco Info

Tobacco Info No. 3, November 2010  Tobacco Info No. 3, November 2010

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No. 3, November 2010.

(16 pages, 1.4 Mo)

SUMMARY

Federal government pulls new health warnings off the table
Health groups strongly opposed but tobacco industry supportive (pp.1-3);

Research update by OTRU (p.4);

Water-pipe smoking a major public health threat
Study cites concern with youth and correlation with psychoactive substance use (pp.5-6);

Depression and smoking don’t mix
Teens using cigarettes to ‘self-medicate’ may be making symptoms worse (pp.6-7);

Health Canada’s Murray Kaiserman retiring (p.7);

Killing isn’t just in R-rated movies anymore
Study finds films with smoking scenes lead youth to smoke (pp.8-9);

20% prevalence among adults (12 and older)
The number of smokers in Canada declined slightly in 2009 (pp.10-11);

American report recommends social housing go smoke-free
Canadian tobacco control experts on board (pp.12-14);

The United States Supreme Court refuses to hear appeal on Kessler decision (p.16);

Briefs (pp.14-15);

- Per capita tobacco funding
- Customers have come back despite higher prices  

- Saskatchewan

- No smoking in school

- Protecting your children

- Yukon

- Tobacco manufacturing

 

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