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Tobacco war in Ont. needs more funding

Tweet The governing Liberals need to put more money into programs that will help smokers butt out if they want to win the war on tobacco, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health says. Government funding for tobacco control has dropped over the last three years from nearly $57 million to $43 million, even though smoking is costing Ontario about $8 billion a year in health care and lost productivity, Dr. Arlene King noted in her first annu ... Jump to full article >>