Youth Access to Tobacco Products – 2007 Monitoring Update

Authors

OTRU

Date

October 2007

Type of Report

Monitoring Update

 

As part of the goal area of prevention, comprehensive tobacco control policy includes restrictions on youth access to tobacco products. Age-related tobacco legislation is a means of curtailing the availability of tobacco to a demographic group which is particularly vulnerable to initiation of smoking behaviour. This Update reviews current legislation related to youth access in Canada and other jurisdictions.

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