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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 [...]

New Brunswick Green Party platform calls for action on age 21, e-cigarette flavours

2020-09-08T14:20:17+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

The New Brunswick provincial election is Sept. 14, 2020. The Green Party election platform includes a commitment to: Raise the minimum age to purchase [...]

The New Brunswick Lung Association’s 27th Annual Respiratory Symposium/Webinar Sept. 25th, 2020

2020-09-08T13:44:54+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The New Brunswick Lung Association invites health-care professionals interested in lung health and air quality to the “The New Brunswick Lung Association’s 27th Annual [...]

New Brunswick – CCS calls for action on youth vaping during provincial election campaign

2020-09-03T19:34:59+00:00

Canadian Cancer Society calls for all political parties to commit to youth vaping legislation in platforms New Brunswick lags far behind other Maritime Provinces [...]

Prince Edward Island bans flavoured e-cigarettes – effective March 1, 2021

2020-08-25T19:13:25+00:00Tags: , , , |

Prince Edward Island becomes the second Canadian province to formalize a comprehensive ban on flavoured vaping products. The ban will come into effect at [...]

Comparative Federal/Provincial/Territorial Tobacco Tax Rates As of August 1, 2020

2020-08-17T15:04:50+00:00Tags: , , , , |

200 Cigarettes     200 roll-your-own cigarettes (100g) NS      $70.63 ($59.04)    $46.00  ($40.00) Man    $68.18 ($60.00)  $50.09 ($45.50) PEI     $65.11 ($55.04)    $31.80 ($27.52) NB      $61.83 [...]

Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) results for 2019-current smoking declines to 14.8%, daily smoking to 10.0% in Canada

2020-08-17T15:24:27+00:00Tags: , , , |

Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) results for 2019 were released last week on Thursday August 6, 2020. There was a decrease in current smoking [...]