Canada retreats over tobacco laws

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 26 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1217
  1. David Spurgeon, Quebec

    Tough anti-smoking legislation in Canada has had to be softened after strong opposition from special interest groups.

    In Canada's biggest city, Toronto, defiance of a strict anti-smoking bylaw has forced the city council to amend the legislation. This comes at the same time as the federal government has …

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