Actions Will Speak Louder Than Words: Getting Serious about Tobacco Control in Ontario


Expert Panel on the Renewal of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy


February 1999

Type of Report

External Report


In order to strengthen and confirm Ontario’s commitment to tobacco use reduction, in December 1998, the Minister of Health appointed an advisory panel of experts in the fields of epidemiology, public health, the social sciences and medicine to recommend steps that Ontario can take to achieve more effective tobacco control results. The report of the expert panel outlines advice to the Minister of Health on strategic revisions to the Ontario Tobacco Strategy (OTS), and identifies and recommends new approaches to tobacco use reduction.