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New Federal Regulations on E-cigarette Advertising

2020-07-08T16:41:44+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

The regulations will ban e-cigarette advertising in any place where youth under 18 can be exposed.   The regulations come into force August 7, 2020 [...]

Nova Scotia provincial licensing of e-cigarette retailers in force July 1

2020-07-06T23:37:38+00:00Tags: , , |

On June 23, 2020, Nova Scotia Regulation 91/2020 was adopted, amending the Revenue Act Regulations.  These regulations are related to the provincial licensing of e-cigarette [...]

Study – Increased exposure to e-cigarette marketing in Canada is strongly associated with increases in youth vaping

2020-07-05T23:13:59+00:00Tags: , , , |

A study by David Hammond et al concluded that “Increased exposure to e-cigarette marketing in Canada is strongly associated with increases in youth vaping. [...]

New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy and Mental Health

2020-06-17T14:00:38+00:00

The New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition (NBATC) is pleased to provide a presentation on the relationship between New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy 2019-2023 and mental health. The NBATC will be [...]

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 [...]

The Canadian Cancer Society has released an update to the report, University and College 100% Smoke-Free Campuses in Canada: National Status Report

2020-06-17T14:35:36+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Excellent resource explaining and demonstrating the benefits of a 100% smoke-free campus policy. This report presents a list of all colleges and universities with [...]

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 [...]

Minister of Health announces funding for projects to help Canadians stop tobacco use

2020-06-02T12:14:58+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

To mark World No Tobacco Day, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced nearly $4.8 million in funding for organizations across Canada to develop programs and services that will [...]