Propel recommends the following resources for information regarding flavoured tobacco use: 
  1. Data

  2. Reports

  3. Publications

  4. Op-Eds and newspaper articles


Usage of bidis, smokeless, cigars, hookahs, flavoured tobacco, etc.

Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (Youth Smoking Survey) data available from 2004/05-2012/13 for analysis. Cancer Risk Assessment in Youth Survey data available for 2014/2015.


  1. Minaker L, Manske S, Rynard VL, Reid JL & Hammond D. Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2014 Edition - Special Supplement: Flavoured Tobacco Use (PDF). Waterloo, ON: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, University of Waterloo.
  2. S.R. Manske, V.L. Rynard, L.M. Minaker. (2014). Flavoured tobacco use among Canadian youth: Evidence from Canada’s 2012/2013 Youth Smoking Survey. Waterloo: Propel Centre for Population Health Impact, 1-18.


  1. Minaker L, Ahmed R, Manske S, Hammond D. (2014). Flavored Tobacco Use Among Canadian Students in Grades 9 Through 12: Prevalence and Patterns From the 2010–2011 Youth Smoking Survey. Preventing Chronic Disease; 11: 140094.
  2. Minaker L, Shuh A, Nguyen N, Azagba S, Manske S. (2015). Cigarette smoking susceptibility among youth alternate tobacco product users: implications of flavoured tobacco from a national cross-sectional Canadian sample (YSS 2012/2013). BMJ Open; 5:e009549

Op-Eds and newspaper articles

  1. L.M. Minaker. (2014). Propel Centre Studies. The Londoner, March 20.
  2. L.M. Minaker, S. Manske. (2013). New tobacco laws make Alberta a leader but more can be doneEdmonton Journal, December 6.
  3. L.M. Minaker. (2013). Ontario’s new tobacco legislation can be strongest in Canada. Toronto Star; November 26. 

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