Butting out in Canada: five down, eight to go

Mackay, Bradford
September 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/14/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 6, p558
Academic Journal
Reports on the implementation of the ban on smoking in public places in Canada in 2004. Provinces which implemented the ban; Significance of the ban to the public health initiative of the country; Factors that led former smokers to quit their tobacco habit.


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