Tobacco Control Funding Commitments – 2011 Monitoring Update

  Substantial government funding is necessary if tobacco control strategies are to be effective in reducing tobacco related illness and death. This update reviews the status of funding commitments for tobacco control in Ontario and other provincial, territorial and federal jurisd
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Tobacco Control Funding Commitments – 2010 Monitoring Update

  Substantial government funding is necessary if tobacco control strategies are to be effective in reducing tobacco related illness and death. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2007) recommends sustained tobacco control funding on a state-by-state basis,
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Tobacco Control Funding Commitments – 2009 Monitoring Update

  Substantial government funding is necessary if tobacco control strategies are to be effective in reducing tobacco related illness and death. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) (2007) recommends sustained tobacco control funding on a state-by-state basis,
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Effects of Funding Cuts to Tobacco Control Programs

  Long-term comprehensive tobacco control programs are successful in preventing smoking acquisition and helping smokers quit, but there must be ongoing funding for sustained programming to maintain effects. This Update looks at the effects of funding cuts to tobacco control progr
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Tobacco Control Funding Commitments – 2008 Monitoring Update

  Substantial and stable government funding is necessary if tobacco control strategies are to be effective in reducing tobacco-related illness and death. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2007) recommends sustained tobacco control funding on a state-by-state ba
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Tobacco Control Funding Commitments – 2007 Monitoring Update

  Substantial and stable funding on the part of government is a necessary condition for an effective tobacco control strategy. Under the Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy, Ontario has substantially increased funding commitments dedicated to tobacco control. This Update reviews levels o
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Exploring Innovative Models for Funding Tobacco Control Research

  The issue of tobacco industry funding of research is both important and controversial. It is important because of the science gaps and funding realities, and controversial because of past and current tobacco industry funding mechanisms have been used by tobacco companies as a m
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The Burden of Tobacco Use in Ontario

  Tobacco use poses a significant economic burden to the people of Ontario, both in terms of direct costs such as health care, and indirect costs related to productivity losses resulting from disability and premature death. Recently, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA),
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The Economic Impact of Smoke-Free Legislation on the Hospitality Industry

  Over the past decade, many Canadian municipalities and some provinces have implemented smoke-free legislation to prohibit smoking in hospitality facilities to protect the public and workers from the harm caused by second-hand smoke. Yet, there is still concern in some quarters
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The Economic Impact of a Smoke-free Bylaw on Restaurant and Bar Sales in Ottawa, Canada

  The 1994 Ontario Tobacco Control Act empowered local municipalities to restrict smoking in workplaces and public places. Since then, 73 of 446 Ontario municipalities have implemented smoke-free bylaws in restaurants or both restaurants and bars. Beginning August 1st 2001, the C
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Actions Will Speak Louder Than Words: Getting Serious about Tobacco Control in Ontario

  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 t
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