An Experimental Investigation of Tobacco Smoke Pollution in Cars

  This report presents the findings of a study examining levels of Tobacco Smoke Pollution in cars (TSP, also known as second-hand smoke or environmental tobacco smoke). TSP has been identified as a serious public health threat. Although there has been a rapid increase in the num
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Formative Evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act: Comparison of Baseline and Two Post SFOA Measurements

  This is the third in a series of reports about the formative evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA). The design of the formative evaluation includes three province-wide compliance surveys of randomly selected tobacco vendors and public places (restaurants and bars): on
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Contraband Cigarettes in Ontario

  This report documents the scope of the contraband cigarette market in Ontario and quantifies the extent of use and the financial impact on tax revenues of one source of contraband tobacco products – cigarettes purchased on First Nations reserves. The report also describes the c
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Formative Evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act: Comparison of Baseline and Post-SFOA Measurements

  This is the second in a series of reports about the formative evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA). The design of the formative evaluation includes three province-wide compliance surveys of randomly selected tobacco vendors and public places (restaurants and bars): o
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Formative Evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act Implementation: Summary of the Baseline Compliance Survey

  This is the first in a series of reports about the formative evaluation of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act. The design of the formative evaluation includes three province-wide compliance surveys of randomly selected tobacco vendors and public places (restaurants and bars): one surve
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Provincial Scan of Tobacco Use Prevention Programs and Services

  This report provides an overview of an environmental scan of tobacco use prevention programs and services identified by health departments across Ontario for the period of April 1, 2004 – March 31, 2005. The collected information is intended to help inform provincial planning,
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Provincial Scan of Smoking Cessation Services and Programs 2003

  This report provides an overview of an environmental scan of smoking cessation programs and services as identified by health units across Ontario for the period January 2003 to December 2003. The collected information is intended to help inform provincial planning, programming
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The Fiscal Impact of a Comprehensive Tobacco Control Program in Ontario

  This Special Report investigates the net present value of the investment in the five year comprehensive program proposed in Actions Will Speak Lounder than Words, the Report to the Minister of Health (Ashley et al., 1999) and the report of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy Steering
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A Recommended Population Strategy to Help Canadian Tobacco Users

  This Special Report is designed to stimulate discussion on the creation of a population strategy to reduce the future health and economic burden of tobacco use among current tobacco users in Canada, and offers a set of potential goals, objectives, actions, budget estimates, and
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Considerations and Rationale for a National Action Plan to Help Canadian Tobacco Users

  This is the first of two papers designed to provoke discussion on the creation of a national strategy to help current tobacco users. It begins with sections designed to show why a national strategy is warranted. This is followed by a brief profile of current tobacco users in Ca
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Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs: A Review and Synthesis of Evaluation Strategies in the United States

  This report reviews what several U.S. jurisdictions are doing with respect to evaluating comprehensive tobacco control programs. The authors find an extensive array of evaluation activity taking place in select U.S. jurisdictions. Typically, programs are assessed at the level o
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Protection from Secondhand Tobacco Smoke in Ontario: A Review of the Evidence Regarding Best Practices

  This report reviews current knowledge about the health effects of involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke. It discusses the inadequacy of ventilation options for providing protection from involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke. Finally, the current status of legislative protection
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Smoking Cessation in Ontario 1998/99 – Current Trends, Interventions and Initiatives

  This report presents current trends related to quitting in Ontario, up-to-date evidence on quitting interventions, and a listing of smoking cessation programs and resources available in Ontario.
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