• Does Canada’s Climate Change Action Plan have lessons for tobacco control?

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    Stewards of the environment have faced these challenges and have developed a system to improve the likelihood that climate change targets will

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July 26, 2021 11:50am
This weekend @GovCanHealth restrictions on nicotine concentration came into force. Early days yet, but it appears that many online sellers are respecting this regulation. This is good news.
July 26, 2021 11:44am
Past time for @GovCanHealth and the 10 governments now negotiating to settle lawsuits to convert this bluff into law. @CPC_HQ @NDP, @BlocQuebecois, @CanadianGreens and @LiberalParty should include this in their election platforms. https://t.co/ZjRIzEUXTz
July 15, 2021 10:15am
For 30+ years, specific cancer warnings have been on cigarette packages, and yet consumers still are not warned of cancer risks alcohol. Lax rules on alcohol create a lower standard of consumer health protection and drag down efforts to strengthen controls on tobacco companies. https://t.co/af7UjpSJEp
July 14, 2021 5:56pm
Newly-released data from Statistics Canada indicate 64,300 Canadians used vaping products to quit smoking last year -- compared with 535,900 vapers who have never smoked cigarettes (314,000 of whom are teenagers).

https://t.co/9ZuIZYI32V https://t.co/NNpofQLnbg
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July 2, 2021 10:23am
Great work by Ontario's local public health agencies ( @PHAgencies), which recently set clear direction for vaping regulation in Canada. Governments, are you listening?

https://t.co/sQqYYMAYgM https://t.co/U4wqJsQYSC
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June 30, 2021 5:57pm
Why is there no similar commitment to end combustable cigarettes?

Liberals say by 2035 all new cars, light-duty trucks sold in Canada will be electric | CBC News https://t.co/m4OvGuyhuu


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