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.
Location: 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: http://www.cma.ca/submissions-to-government
Dr. Milburn will be available for interviews after his appearance. To schedule an interview, please contact Dominique Jolicoeur, Communications Officer.
SOURCE: Canadian Medical Association
For further information: Dominique Jolicoeur, Communications Officer, Canadian Medical Association, Tel: 613-731-8610 or 800-663-7336, ext. 2038, Cell.: 613 809-5669 [email protected]