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/R E P E A T -- Media Alert - CMA underscores anti-tobacco stance before Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce/

May 15, 2014

OTTAWA, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Dr. Chris Milburn, an emergency room physician from Sydney, N.S  and  member of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Committee on Health Care and Promotion, will represent the CMA at the Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce to discuss an increase in the excise tax on tobacco. The CMA has consistently recommended tough legislative and regulatory measures to control tobacco use. 

Date:  Thursday, May 15, 2014

Time:  11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

Room 9, Victoria Building, 140 Wellington Street, Ottawa

The CMA's submission will be available online as of 11:15 a.m. on May 15 at:

Dr. Milburn will be available for interviews after his appearance. To schedule an interview, please contact Dominique Jolicoeur, Communications Officer.

SOURCE Canadian Medical Association

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