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Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020, results released

2021-03-19T15:01:24+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

On March 17, 2021, initial results from the Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey (CTNS), 2020, were released.  Below is information from Statistics Canada.  CTNS [...]

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 [...]

Study: Tobacco Use and Food Insecurity in New Brunswick

2020-11-30T13:50:19+00:00Tags: |

The aim of this study is to determine the nature of the relationship between smoking, food insecurity, and health outcomes. More Information [...]

Cigarette butts are more harmful than plastic straws and stir sticks

2020-10-28T18:51:55+00:00Tags: |

Cigarette butts have been identified as a much more frequent waste problem than plastic straws or carrier bags. In the most recent Greats Canadian Shoreline [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey 2019 – Statistics Canada – 2020d


Vaping is the act of inhaling and exhaling vapour produced by a device such as an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette), vape mod, vaporizer or vape [...]

Global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco use 2000-2025 – World Health Organization

2020-02-03T13:52:28+00:00Tags: , , , |

Progress in reducing tobacco use is a key indicator for measuring countries’ efforts to implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. Countries have [...]

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