Canada waters down tobacco sponsorship bill

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 13 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1768
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Budapest

    Heavy lobbying by tobacco manufacturers has led to amendments in Canada's controversial Tobacco Act. Tobacco firms will be allowed to continue sponsorship of sporting and cultural events for two years, partial restrictions will be imposed for another three years, and a total ban on sponsorship will …

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