Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta: Tuesday, January 17 – National Non-Smoking Week 2017

Edmonton – A coalition of prominent health organizations is giving the Alberta government a C-minus for its overall effort to reduce tobacco use in a new tobacco control report card released today.

The government received top marks for banning flavoured tobacco and pursuing legal action against Big Tobacco.  However Alberta continues to underperform in a number of key areas including tobacco affordability, restricting youth access, providing uniform protection from secondhand smoke, and for not reinvesting tobacco taxes in tobacco reduction efforts.

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