Test 2 Cheat Sheet.docx

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Published on 15 Apr 2013
School
Department
Course
Professor
Ian Shaughnessy
February 25th 2013
Drugs and Behaviour
Nicotine and Tobacco
1492 Christopher Columbus discovers tobacco
Cigar Tightly rolled quantities of dried tobacco leaves
Cigarettes Rolls of shredded tobacco wrapped in paper
1997 Canadian Tobacco Act
-Tobacco companies may: only promote their products in publications directly to an adult or in
places where young people aren’t permitted by law, such as bars or taverns. They must also only
highlight actual brand characteristics, rather than by “lifestyle” advertising that attempts to
portray the product to consumers in a flattering light.
-Tobacco companies may not...
-Attempt to convince young people of the desirability of their product by associating it with
glamour, recreation, excitement, vitality, risk, daring, or sexuality
-Depict any tobacco product or its package or brand
-Sponsor youth-oriented activities
-Include the name of a tobacco product or manufacturer as part of the name of a permanent
sports or cultural facility
-Sporting events prior to 1997 supported by the tobacco industry were only able to receive
support for a 5 year transition until 2003 were it would be prohibited
-Movies may show smoking acts but tobacco companies cannot pay for their inclusion
In 2000 All tobacco products must have a warning message covering 50% of the display space
In 2011 this was increased to 75%
2006 Smoke-Free Ontario Act
-Prohibits smoking in all enclosed public places and workplaces in Ontario effective May 31st
-Ensures minimum age to purchase cigarettes is 19
-Phases out the retail display of tobacco products (complete ban in may 2008)
E-Cigarettes- Vaporize nicotine without the tar or carbon monoxide; but you still get the
diethylene glycol instead (anti-freeze like compound)
Important toxic compounds in tobacco smoke
-Carbon Monoxide
-Tar
-Nicotine
Hookahs
-A single water pipe session results in the same carbon monoxide and tar intake as smoking 100
cigarettes
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Cigar tightly rolled quantities of dried tobacco leaves. Cigarettes rolls of shredded tobacco wrapped in paper. Tobacco companies may: only promote their products in publications directly to an adult or in places where young people aren"t permitted by law, such as bars or taverns. They must also only highlight actual brand characteristics, rather than by lifestyle advertising that attempts to portray the product to consumers in a flattering light. Attempt to convince young people of the desirability of their product by associating it with glamour, recreation, excitement, vitality, risk, daring, or sexuality. Depict any tobacco product or its package or brand. Include the name of a tobacco product or manufacturer as part of the name of a permanent sports or cultural facility. Sporting events prior to 1997 supported by the tobacco industry were only able to receive support for a 5 year transition until 2003 were it would be prohibited.

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