Prevention – Youth – Youth and Young Adult Tobacco and Vaping Product Use Education and Prevention -Resources For Educators and Parents

/Prevention - Youth - Youth and Young Adult Tobacco and Vaping Product Use Education and Prevention -Resources For Educators and Parents

Nova Scotia becomes first province to adopt maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml

2020-05-25T14:45:12+00:00Tags: , , , |

On May 5, 2020, Nova Scotia became the first province in Canada to adopt a maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml for e-cigarettes and [...]

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY-May 31, 2020- Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use

2020-04-15T14:34:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Every year, on May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an [...]

Federal Tobacco Tax Inflationary Increase of 46 cents Per Carton Takes Effect April 1

2020-04-02T13:30:11+00:00Tags: , , |

As of April 1, 2020, federal tobacco taxes will increase by $0.46 cents per carton of 200 cigarettes, and $0.29 per 200 roll-your-own cigarettes. [...]

COVID, youth, and substance use: Critical messages for youth and families

2020-04-24T17:55:49+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The Canadian Pediatric Society has published a new article that encourages pediatricians and other health professionals who work with youth and families to communicate [...]

New legislation for PEI now in effect

2020-03-24T14:14:39+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

In PEI, new legislation establishing age 21 for tobacco and e-cigarettes, and requiring e-cigarette sales to be in specialty stores only, came into effect [...]

Health Canada’s Departmental Plan for 2020-21

2020-03-20T13:58:10+00:00Tags: , , , |

Health Canada will advance implementation of Canada's Tobacco Strategy, a modernized approach for successful tobacco control with the goal of achieving the target of [...]

Stop Youth Vaping – Heart & Stroke Foundation – 2020

2020-03-10T18:06:38+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Campaign and an e-advocacy site urging action on youth vaping. Website

Lung Cancer Education (Including Risks Related to Vaping) – Toolkit for Teachers – Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec – 2019 (ONLY IN FRENCH)

2020-02-03T13:53:39+00:00Tags: , , |

Free educational kit for teachers, aimed at students aged 12 to 17. It was designed to educate young people about the importance of preventing [...]

Tobacco-Free Schools Action Guide – New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition, Canadian Cancer Society and Health Canada – 2006

2019-11-25T16:08:09+00:00Tags: , , |

The tobacco-free schools initiative uses a comprehensive school health approach to prevent and reduce youth tobacco use by changing the school environment through programs, [...]

Tobacco-Free Living – Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health (Public Health) – Government of New Brunswick

2019-11-19T12:48:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health promotes tobacco-free living by administering legislation that supports smoke-free public places and restricts both tobacco [...]