How Canada Became a Country of Smokers

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Daniel Robinson's new book, "Cigarette Nation," draws a link between cigarette marketing strategies of the 1950s and today's global pandemic and examines the history of smoking to discover why Canadians continued to light up despite the health risks. Robinson, a historian and associate professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the Western University, discusses his research.
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Alcohol's Harmful Effects in Canada
Aired:
Feb 10, 2021
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