The Tobacco and Vaping Products Act: Implications for E-Cigarette Point-of-Sale Promotion

  E-cigarettes are now being aggressively marketed at point-of-sale in convenience stores as well as in vape shops, with and without claims about health effects and about smoking cessation effectiveness. Our research suggests that e-cigarettes are being promoted in such a way as
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2017 Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Monitoring Report

  Key Findings: In 2015, 20% of Ontarians aged 12 years or older used tobacco products in the past 30 days including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe Tobacco control efforts resulted in only a 2.6 percentage point (statistically not significant) decrease
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Vaping in Ontario: Preliminary Findings From RECIG-WP

  This Project Newsletter summarizes current activities underway for the Research on E-cigarettes and Waterpipe (RECIG-WP) study. We report key findings from our Point-of-Sale study, awareness of heat-not-burn products among recent smokers in Ontario, and the most prominent Googl
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Research on Electronic Cigarettes and Waterpipe (RECIG-WP)

  Electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use has grown exponentially and the use of waterpipes is on the rise, especially among youth and young adults. Concerns surround initiation of these products among youth and young adults, and the relationship of these products to tobacco cigar
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