9th Annual Monitoring Report: Indicators of OTS Progess

  This report provides a a presentation of quantitative data from a variety of surveys and other sources measuring recent progress in tobacco control in Ontario. Related publications: 9th Annual Monitoring Report: Tobacco Control Highlights: Ontario and Beyond 9th Annual Monitori
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9th Annual Monitoring Report: OTS Project Evaluations: A Coordinated Review

  This report forms part of the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit’s (OTRU’s) ninth annual review of progress in tobacco control. It is the second of four reports to describe the progress of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy (OTS) during the fiscal year ended March 2003. A product of OTRU’
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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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9th Annual Monitoring Report: Tobacco Control Highlights: Ontario and Beyond

  Significant developments took place in Ontario during 2002. Salient among these was the continued progress by local communities in passing and implementing smoke-free bylaws. An increasing number of Ontarians are now protected from the harmful effects of environmental tobacco s
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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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8th Annual Monitoring Report: OTS Progress and Implications, 2001-02

  This report provides a largely qualitative summary of accomplishments by OTS projects funded in the previous year. Related publications: 8th Annual Monitoring Report: Tobacco Control Highlights: Ontario and Beyond 8th Annual Monitoring Report: OTS Project Evaluations: A Coordin
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8th Annual Monitoring Report: Indicators of OTS Progess

  This report provides a largely qualitative summary of accomplishments by OTS projects funded in the previous year. Related publications: 8th Annual Monitoring Report: Tobacco Control Highlights: Ontario and Beyond 8th Annual Monitoring Report: OTS Project Evaluations: A Coordin
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8th Annual Monitoring Report: OTS Project Evaluations: A Coordinated Review

  This report provides a largely qualitative summary of accomplishments by OTS projects funded in the previous year. Related publications: 8th Annual Monitoring Report: Tobacco Control Highlights: Ontario and Beyond 8th Annual Monitoring Report: Indicators of OTS Progess 8th Annu
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8th Annual Monitoring Report: Tobacco Control Highlights: Ontario and Beyond

  This report is intended to provide contextual information for the monitoring of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy (OTS) for the reporting year April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002. The first section outlines the most significant developments in tobacco control at the national level. The
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Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) in Ontario Homes: Behaviours and Beliefs About Health Risks

  Between May 2000 and December 2000, population-based data were collected by telephone interview with 1,285 Ontario residents 18 years or older regarding perceptions of environmental tobacco smoke (secondhand smoke) and exposure in the home and smoking behaviours of household me
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7th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals – Executive Summary – French

  Il faut intensifier les efforts de lutte contre le tabagisme. Il y a toujours d’importantes occasions stratégiques à saisir. De plus, certains groupes cibles d’une importance critique ont été laissés de côté. Related publications: 7th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward O
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7th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals – Executive Summary – English

  A more intensive tobacco control effort is called for, with funding increasing from current levels to amounts approaching internationally recognized standards. Major strategic opportunities remain, and critical target groups have yet to be addressed. Related publications: 7th A
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7th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals

  This Report covers the period April 2000-March 2001 and is the seventh annual report from the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU) to monitor the progress of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy (OTS). Related publications: 7th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals –
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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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Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs: A Review and Synthesis of Evaluation Strategies in the United States

  This update summarizes the findings of a special report prepared by the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit that examines comprehensive tobacco control programs in leading U.S. jurisdictions. The report focuses on evaluation infrastructure and methodologies, including measures of sho
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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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Tobacco Sales Policies for the 21st Century: Is the Public on Board?

  This update summarizes the main findings of the “Q2000” survey, a population-based telephone survey undertaken in Ontario in 2000. Respondents were asked about: smoking behaviours, purchasing practices, knowledge of health effects of active and passive smoking, atti
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6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals – Executive Summary – French

  Le présent rapport de surveillance, qui constitue le sixième rapport annuel, décrit les progrès réalisés en vue d’atteindre les objectifs de la Stratégie antitabac de l’Ontario (SAO). 6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals 6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress
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6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals – Executive Summary – English

  This Monitoring Report, the sixth in an annual series, describes progress toward the goals of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy (OTS). 6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals 6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals – Executive Summary – Fr
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6th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals

  This Monitoring Report, the sixth in an annual series, describes progress toward the goals of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy (OTS). While not a formal evaluation, the report provides a context for reviewing the OTS in Chapter 1, provides quantitative data on potential impacts and
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5th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals – Executive Summary – English

  This Executive Summary of the Monitoring Report, the fifth in an annual series, gives an overview of progress toward the goals of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy. Related publication: 5th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals  
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5th Annual Monitoring Report: Progress Toward Our Goals

  This Monitoring Report, the fifth in an annual series, describes progress toward the goals of the Ontario Tobacco Strategy. While not a formal evaluation of the Strategy, the report provides a context for reviewing the OTS (Chapter 1), summarizes the activities of the main play
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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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