Canada retreats over tobacco lawsBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7089.1217d (Published 26 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1217
- 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 …