A welcome development in @GovCanHealth communication - moving from anodyne "talk with your teen" to actual risk information . https://t.co/X7Y5ZX4syQ
UK gov't wants to address plastic waste from tobacco filters. https://t.co/taFZdsDQyC
Canada should move forward .. filters are bad for the environment, bad for public health and good for Big Tobacco. What are you doing @environmentca, @GovCanHealth, @jyduclos, @s_guilbeault?
JUUL going 21 in Canada. What's wrong with this picture?
Age 21: a very good idea.
Age 21 as non-enforceable voluntary initiative: not so effective.
Age 21 as PR gimmick: a dangerous development.
Age 21 as gift to industry PR through gov't neglect: a public health failure. https://t.co/5ckYhAAWHE
Tobacco industry products kill 18% of Canadians. Yet there is still no plan to end commercial tobacco sales.
We need @jyduclos and @Carolyn_Bennett to set a new course to address this long-running public harm.
This week we sent them our rec's:
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
134 Caroline Avenue
Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada is a national health organization, founded in 1985 as a registered charity. We are a unique organization of Canadian physicians who share one goal: the reduction of tobacco-caused illness through reduced smoking and reduced exposure to second-hand smoke.
613 600 5794
@ psc (at) smoke-free.ca