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Adult Tobacco Cessation Campaign

2021-04-12T14:02:35+00:00Tags: , , |

From March 15 to 29, 2021, Health Canada’s Adult tobacco cessation campaign reminded Canadians 50+ who smoke that it’s never too late to quit [...]

For Many Young People, 2021 is the Year to Cancel Vaping

2021-02-24T17:42:53+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Reversing a toxic cultural trend Vaping used to be seen as cool. But times have changed. As influencer Victoria Annunziato says, “Like many others, [...]

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 launches year-long campaign to help 100 million people quit tobacco

2020-12-09T13:45:24+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit. The campaign will support at least 100 million people [...]

Preliminary results of Canada’s first Randomized Clinical Trial for e-cigarettes as cessation device

2020-05-21T15:54:34+00:00Tags: , , |

Physicians For a Smoke-Free Canada shared the initial results of the first large Canadian randomized clinical trial of e-cigarettes as a cessation device. In [...]

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-19 and Smoking: A Systematic Review of the Evidence

2020-04-24T17:51:33+00:00Tags: , , , , |

A systematic review of studies on COVID-19 that included information on patients’ smoking status to evaluate the association between smoking and COVID-19 outcomes including [...]

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 [...]

Dr. Graham Warren Presentation Video: The Importance of Smoking Cessation in Cancer Care – 2019

2020-02-03T13:48:44+00:00Tags: , |

Dr. Graham Warren, radiation oncologist at Medical University of South Carolina and Expert Advisor, Tobacco Cessation, to the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), presented [...]

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