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Tobacco remains the leading cause of preventable disease and death in Canada. Tobacco use and exposure to tobacco smoke have been linked to cancer, heart disease and several other diseases.1 Find tips about avoiding tobacco use, quitting, information about the law, and how to get involved in tobacco activities.

 
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Date of creation: February 26, 2013
Last modified on: January 25, 2018

References

1Smoke-Free Ontario Scientific Advisory Committee. (2010). Evidence to Guide Action: Comprehensive Tobacco Control in Ontario. Toronto, Ontario: Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion. Retrieved from
http://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/eRepository/Evidence%20to%20Guide%20Action%20-%20CTC%20in%20Ontario%20SFO-SAC%202010E.PDF