Here’s a simple way to end cigarette smoking in a generation

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Did the OMA go too far with its childhood obesity recommendations?

Yoni Freedhoff healthydebate blogger

The uproar has been furious. Literally. And I certainly understand why. But it’s not because the Ontario Medial Association (OMA) went too far, it’s because the OMA lost control of the message. For readers who aren’t aware, on Tuesday the OMA held a press conference where they outlined multiple initiatives that they hope if enacted,