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Tobacco control in Ontario: How are we doing and where can we improve?

 

Findings from OTRU’s Annual Strategy Monitoring Report

This webinar was presented by the Program Training and Consultation Centre (PTCC) in collaboration with the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU).

Presenters:

  • Dr. Robert Schwartz – Executive Director, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit; Associate Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Shawn O’Connor – Senior Research Associate, Ontario Tobacco Research Unit

Drawing on information from population-level surveys, program evaluations and administrative data, the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit’s Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Monitoring Report presents up-to-date evaluative information about the accomplishments and challenges of comprehensive tobacco control in Ontario. 


This webinar provided an overview of the current status of tobacco control in Ontario by answering the following questions:

  • At what rate are people using various tobacco products including cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes?  
  • Are fewer youth using tobacco? What about young adults? Who is using cannabis?
  • How well are renewed cessation efforts succeeding? 
  • Where are people still exposed to second-hand smoke? 


The following resources were created for the webinar Tobacco control in Ontario: How well are we doing and where can we improve? Findings from OTRU’s Annual Strategy Monitoring Report, held on March 21, 2017. 



Date of Resource:2017/03/21
Target Audience:Public health practitioners and policy makers working in comprehensive tobacco control
Topic:OTRU's Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Monitoring Report, comprehensive tobacco control


File TypeFile Size
Webinar Presentation Slide Deck - March 21, 2017 
2.6 MB
Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy Monitoring Report – Executive Summary 
812 kb
Webinar Audio Recording - March 21, 2017Audio10.3 MB
Webinar Video Recording - March 21, 2017 Video 68.4 MB
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