Hot Topic – Smoking, Vaping and COVID-19

/Hot Topic - Smoking, Vaping and COVID-19

WHO – Tobacco responsible for 20% of deaths from coronary heart disease worldwide

2020-09-25T14:40:39+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today by the World Health Organization, World Heart [...]

As pandemic forces change, it’s a good time for Canadians to quit smoking

2020-09-14T15:07:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

There’s no shortage of debate on who gets very sick from the virus, and who doesn’t. It is clear that we must do a [...]

Canadians who report lower self-perceived mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic more likely to report increased use of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco

2020-06-11T14:00:28+00:00Tags: , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Canadians’ lives in previously unimaginable ways in a very short period of time. Given the disruption and stress it [...]

Statement of Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19 and smoking

2020-06-05T12:29:49+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Below is a Statement from Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19 and smoking.  The Statement was issued on [...]

World No Tobacco Day: Global Campaign

2020-05-27T11:55:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Tobacco and related industry tactics to attract younger generations #TobaccoExposed The global campaign will debunk myths and expose devious tactics employed by these industries. [...]

This World No Tobacco Day, Health Canada’s young adult tobacco cessation campaign, Break It Off, is challenging Canadians to pick a date to quit smoking.

2020-05-21T15:49:43+00:00Tags: , |

Break It Off is a campaign that helps young adults quit smoking and stay smoke-free. More Information Videos

Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

2020-04-24T18:01:09+00:00Tags: , , , |

Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans in [...]