Moving toward a Tobacco-Free Nova Scotia: Comprehensive Tobacco Control Strategy for Nova Scotia – April 2011

Posted on April 29, 2011. Filed under: Public Hlth & Hlth Promotion | Tags: , |

Moving toward a Tobacco-Free Nova Scotia: Comprehensive Tobacco Control Strategy for Nova Scotia – April 2011

“Each year the tobacco industry spends millions of dollars in Nova Scotia to entice new and existing customers to sustain its business. The consequence of this activity is deadly: more than 1,700 Nova Scotians die each year due to diseases attributable to tobacco use. This has a devastating impact on families and communities, the economy and the social wellbeing of the province.

We are closer than ever to achieving a tobaccofree Nova Scotia but we are not there yet. The Comprehensive Tobacco Control Strategy is a call to action for all those concerned about tobacco use in Nova Scotia and builds on the progress that Nova Scotia has made over the past decade. The Strategy outlines the key actions and directions Nova Scotia will need to take over the next five years to further reduce tobacco use, improving the lives of Nova Scotians.”

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