Rose Carter and Rory Tighe wrote the chapter “Legal Duty to Advise Patients on Smoking Cessation” in the 2nd edition of Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. Rose and Rory explore the changing legal relationship between physician and patient as it pertains to tobacco use and addiction. They also look at possible legal implications for other health care practitioners.
Rose is a partner in Bennett Jones’ Edmonton office. To complement her practice representing medical practitioners and individuals, Rose is an Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
Rory has clerked with the Court of Appeal of Alberta and is an associate in our Vancouver office. In 2016 he was a summer student in Bennett Jones’ Vancouver office.
Disease Interrupted is published in association with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.