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Health Canada announces funding for a tobacco cessation project to mark World No Tobacco Day 2021

2021-06-01T12:59:21+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

News release May 31, 2021   | Ottawa, Ontario   | Health Canada Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of premature death and disease in [...]

5th ANNUAL FORUM on Nicotine Addiction Adapting to Changes in the Approach to Nicotine Addiction

2021-05-05T13:51:55+00:00Tags: , , , , |

June 3, 2021 8:30 am to 3:30 pm FREE • OFFERED IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH VIRTUAL EVENT VIA THE ZOOM PLATFORM Vitalité Health Network [...]

Information on federal budget taxation of tobacco and vaping products

2021-04-21T14:24:11+00:00Tags: , , |

Regarding the federal tobacco tax increase and new e-cigarette tax in the federal budget on Monday April 19, 2021, excerpts from the budget documents  [...]

Break It Off launched a new advertising campaign!

2021-04-09T15:38:28+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Young adult smoking cessation campaign Break It Off, a collaborative campaign by Health Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society, helps young adults aged 20-24 [...]

Smoking history tied to worse COVID-19 outcomes

2021-01-28T13:57:56+00:00Tags: , , , |

Cumulative cigarette smoke exposure is an independent risk factor for hospital admission and death from COVID-19, according to a research letter published online Jan. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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