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One year later: Weedless Wednesday Advice from the Chief Medical Officers of Health

2021-01-20T18:11:57+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Last year, about 6 weeks before Canada and the world became gripped with the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health [...]

Notice of Intent – Consultation on the Cannabis Regulations: Cannabis research and other regulatory issues

2021-01-06T15:15:24+00:00Tags: |

Health Canada is publishing this Notice of Intent to provide interested stakeholders with the opportunity to comment on Health Canada’s intent to amend the Cannabis Regulations (CR) [...]

Health Canada proposes to lower the nicotine concentration limit in vaping products

2020-12-21T14:26:15+00:00Tags: , |

The Government of Canada remains concerned by the rise in youth vaping and is acting to address it. After confirming its intentions to lower the nicotine concentration in [...]

University of New Brunswick campuses going smoke-free in Fall 2022

2020-12-10T15:08:38+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The largest university in New Brunswick has announced that its campuses will go smoke-free starting in the fall of 2022. Learn More [...]

INVITATION TO SUBMIT YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO BE FEATURED IN THE NBATC 2020 PROGRESS REPORT

2020-12-09T14:25:00+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition (NBATC) publishes a yearly progress report to highlight work done in line with the objectives of New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living [...]

WHO launches year-long campaign to help 100 million people quit tobacco

2020-12-09T13:45:24+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit. The campaign will support at least 100 million people [...]

Indigenous Populations and New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy 


2020-12-07T14:45:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

The prevalence of smoking among Indigenous peoples is approximately 2 to 5 times higher than among non-Indigenous Canadians1. In New Brunswick, almost twice as many Indigenous youth [...]

How the pandemic got people smoking again

2020-11-19T14:40:46+00:00Tags: , , |

The pandemic has encouraged us to pick up some pretty bad habits: bingeing (of television, food, and alcohol varieties), ghosting, doomscrolling, impulse shopping — but one that seems particularly counterintuitive is [...]

New Brunswick Liberal Health Critic introduces bill to ban flavoured e-cigarettes

2020-11-19T14:15:15+00:00Tags: , |

On Nov. 18, 2020, New Brunswick Liberal Health Critic Jean-Claude D´Amours introduced a private member`s bill to ban flavoured e-cigarettes.  Bill 17, An Act [...]

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