• Smoking and Income: Insights from the Canadian Community Health Survey

    Earlier this summer, Statistics Canada released data files for the 2017-2018 Canadian Community Health Survey. This post is one of an occasional series which reviews this data for information on smoking patterns in Canada. Today's post is the first to look at the relationship between income and smoking behaviour.

    Inequities in income and smoking behaviour continue

    In recent decades the relationship between

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September 28, 2020 12:04pm
Another reminder of the need to focus on retail distribution of tobacco. https://t.co/FpRxQqgMUb
August 20, 2020 2:27pm
Prince Edward Island becomes 2nd Canadian province to ban flavoured e-cigarettes (other than tobacco-flavour). Ban comes into force in March 2021. https://t.co/FDz4eZlp7R https://t.co/ixunkzRvMY DocsVsTobacco photo
August 6, 2020 11:11am
New data from Statistics Canada shows progress against smoking not equal across Canada.
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August 6, 2020 10:50am
New data from Statistics Canada shows cigarette smoking continues a downward trend in almost all age groups. 15% of Canadians identify as smokers. https://t.co/IGba05TfCr https://t.co/4i8qr2JL6s DocsVsTobacco photo
July 28, 2020 12:28pm
Altria reports during recent months e-cigarette sales went up (a bit) and cigarette sales did not go down. Lots to ponder on the impact of COVID - including more challenges in accessing illicit tobacco. https://t.co/sBDqQD90Cw DocsVsTobacco photo
July 21, 2020 2:50pm
Will British Columbia be the world's second jurisdiction to require plain packaging of e-cigarettes? A second look at an important sleeper in yesterday's announcemen by @adriandix.
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