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Nov 15, 2019

Horizon Health Network’s Centre of Excellence for Clinical Smoking Cessation (CoE) will be hosting a 4th Clinical Smoking Cessation Education Forum

Oct 1, 2019

Wellness Week is coming! October 1st to 7th!

Sep 27, 2019

The New Brunswick Lung Association’s 26th Annual Respiratory Symposium - Sept. 27th, 2019

Sep 16, 2019

Bravo to CCNB for Its Commitment to Smoke-Free Campuses! 

Sep 6, 2019

Update on the potential risk of pulmonary illness associated with vaping products

Aug 6, 2019

Health Canada Consultation Summary: Notice of Intent – Potential Measures to Reduce the Impact of Vaping Products Advertising on Youth and Non-users of Tobacco Products

Aug 6, 2019

WHO launches new report on the global tobacco epidemic


Jul 15, 2019

Health Characteristics, Annual Estimates (2018): Smoking - Statistics Canada – 2018

Jul 4, 2019

Get the facts on cannabis: A message from Health Canada

Jul 4, 2019

New Research From Truth Initiative® Illustrates Dramatic Increase In Smoking Imagery In Shows Popular With Young People

Jun 27, 2019

Canadian Cancer Society calls on all federal parties to make cancer a priority this election

Jun 21, 2019

Health Canada proposes new regulations to strengthen the requirements for labelling and packaging of vaping products


Jun 20, 2019

Study finds dramatic 74% increase in vaping among youth in Canada

Jun 14, 2019

Call for Cardiovascular Research Proposals.

Jun 4, 2019

Provincial Working Group on Youth and Young Adult Vaping

Jun 1, 2019

Tips to Quit Smoking for LGBTQ2+ People

Jun 1, 2019

Parks & Trails Day 2019

May 31, 2019

Better, faster, stronger: Report calls for stronger tobacco control measures

May 31, 2019

World No Tobacco Day - May 31, 2019 - Tobacco and Lung Health

May 25, 2019

Health Canada - Consultation paper on reducing youth access and appeal of vaping products

May 24, 2019

New Brunswick Eliminates Contraband Enforcement Unit

May 22, 2019
Health Canada Launches Website with Information on Meetings with Tobacco/Vaping Industry 

May 22, 2019

Cigarette Butts Revealed Again As Top Litter Item on Canadian Shorelines

May 22, 2019

Break It Off - Summer Tour Dates in NB!


May 14, 2019

Horizon's Community Health Recognition Award Winners 2019 - Bravo Central NB Academy Take Action on Tobacco Use Group! 

May 10, 2019

Forum 2019 - Nicotine Addiction 

May 8, 2019

Excess weight expected to become 2nd leading preventable cause of cancer, after tobacco

May 6, 2019

Horizon's Community Health Recognition Award Winners 2019 - Bravo Central NB Academy Take Action on Tobacco Use Group!  


May 6, 2019

Mental Health Week - May 6-12, 2019

May 1, 2019

Provincial Wellness Conference

May 1, 2019

The Government of Canada implements commitment to plain packaging for tobacco products

Apr 30, 2019

Health Canada Announces Funding for Micro-Grants for Cannabis and Vaping Awareness Initiatives

Apr 1, 2019

Federal tobacco tax inflation increase of 52 cents per carton to take effect April 1

Apr 1, 2019

Memo on Changes - Go Smoke-Free NB

Mar 22, 2019

Health Canada Proposes Stricter Advertising Rules to Tackle Youth Vaping

Mar 19, 2019

Federal Budget 2019

Mar 1, 2019

Quebec Court of Appeal rules against tobacco companies 


Feb 28, 2019

Webinar: Quitting Cigarette Smoking after a Menthol Ban: Results from Ontario

Feb 20, 2019

Break It Off Tour Coming to New Brunswick this February!

Feb 18, 2019

#SmokeFree #ForMyKids - NBATC Campaign on Social Media 

Feb 10, 2019

New Reports - Rise in Popularity of Vaping in Youth

Feb 10, 2019

Health Canada Campaign for Youth: "Consider the consequences of vaping"


Feb 1, 2019

2019 Western Canadian Tobacco Reduction Forum

Jan 31, 2019

Progress Report - Invitation to Submit Your Accomplishments!


Jan 20, 2019

Ultimate Hypocrisy: Tobacco Companies Fight Tobacco Taxes While Hiking Cigarette Prices

Jan 20, 2019

Most Canadians Would Ban Smoking in Multi-Family Buildings

Jan 20, 2019

Theme: Wellness Lives Here… Supportive Environments for Smoking Cessation.

Jan 20, 2019

NB Lung Association Chronic Cough Campaign

Jan 18, 2019

11th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation

Jan 14, 2019

New Health Canada campaign warns youth about risks of vaping

Jan 14, 2019

New Adaptable Sign - Welcome to Our Smoke and Tobacco-Free Environment 


Jan 11, 2019

Rise in Popularity of Vaping Among Youth in Atlantic Canada

Jan 9, 2019

Vaping - New web pages on the Health Canada website

Jan 4, 2019

Health Canada Public Consultation on Labelling for Tobacco Products


Dec 13, 2018

OTRU Webinar: E-Cigarette Vaping: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Evidence and Practice

Dec 5, 2018

Canadian Cannabis Survey 2018 Summary Now Available 


Dec 1, 2018

Request for Proposals: NBATC Website Redesign and Launch

Nov 21, 2018

OTRU Webinar - E-Cigarette and Vaping: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - Evidence and Practice 

Nov 21, 2018

Smokers Helpline Training Webinar (in French)

Nov 20, 2018

Health Canada Seeks Testimonials for Tobacco Package Warnings

Nov 19, 2018

National Ban on Menthol and Cloves in all Tobacco Products Comes Into Force


Nov 15, 2018

Survey - Walk or Run to Quit

Nov 15, 2018

Health Canada Statement on Use of Vaping Products by Youth


Nov 9, 2018

Summary of Cannabis Legislation in Each Canadian Province and Territory


Nov 9, 2018

New Report: Preventing Problematic Substance Abuse in Youth


Nov 9, 2018

Study: Youth and Young Adult Vaping in Canada

Nov 9, 2018

New Health Canada Information on Vaping 


Nov 9, 2018

Tobacco Sales Data on Health Canada Website


Nov 9, 2018

Break It Off 

Nov 9, 2018

Results - 2017 Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey 

Nov 9, 2018

Resources for the Development and Implementation of Smoke-Free Policies on Post-Secondary Campuses


Oct 30, 2018

Free Webinar - "Implementing a Smoke-Free Policy on Post-Secondary Campuses"

Oct 18, 2018

Webinar: Smoking Cessation Approaches in Cancer Care Settings 

Oct 17, 2018

Cannabis Legalization Comes Into Force October 17, 2018


Oct 15, 2018

#WellnessWeekNB NBATC Facebook Contest Winners!

Oct 2, 2018

International Status Report - Plain Packaging 

Oct 1, 2018

Free Lung Clinic at Jean Coutu in Riverview

Oct 1, 2018

New Brunswick's Annual Wellness Week - October 1st-7th, 2018

Oct 1, 2018

Wellness Week NBATC Facebook Contest - October 1-7, 2018

Sep 28, 2018

Tobacco Control Symposium - Sept 28, 2018

Presented by The Lung Association of NS and Smoke-Free NS

Sep 28, 2018

NB Lung Association Respiratory Health Symposium 2018

Aug 20, 2018

Overview of Smoking Rates from 1994 - 2017 - Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey

Aug 20, 2018

Substance Use in Canada Costs $38.4 Billion a Year - Alcohol and Tobacco Together Cause the Most Harm by a Large Margin

Aug 13, 2018

Walk or Run to Quit

Aug 6, 2018

NBATC Resources for Wellness-Supportive 100% Tobacco-Free Environments

Jul 10, 2018

New Brunswick Medical Society Publishes Plan for Heath Care in New Brunswick


Jul 10, 2018

New NBATC Webpage Showcases Tobacco-Free Living Resources Specific to Youth and Young Adults

Jun 26, 2018

Do you have COPD, Chronic Bronchitis or Emphysema?


Jun 26, 2018

Government of Canada is Consulting on Proposed Regulations for Plain and Standardized Appearance for Tobacco Products

Jun 26, 2018

Canadian Community Health Survey Results for 2017 Released

Jun 26, 2018

We want your feedback - "Tobacco-Free Living... Reasons to Act" Strategy Renewal 

Jun 19, 2018

Canadian Cancer Society Encourages Canadian Universities and Colleges to Adopt 100% Smoke-Free Policies

Jun 18, 2018

2016-17 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey Released

Jun 1, 2018

Forum - Nicotine Addiction and the Effects of Marijuana on Health

Jun 1, 2018
Parks & Trails Day 2018 - June 1, 2, 3 

May 31, 2018

Government of Canada Marks World No Tobacco Day with Launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

May 28, 2018

World No Tobacco Day - May 31 2018

May 23, 2018

Bill S-5 Adopted by Canadian Government and Receives Royal Assent

May 19, 2018

Report on Asthma Hospitalizations in Children

May 7, 2018

Mental Health Week - May 7-13, 2018


Apr 16, 2018

Tobacco Use and Food Insecurity Research Grant

Mar 22, 2018

6th of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website released!

Mar 22, 2018

Proposed Approach to the Regulation of Cannabis: Summary of Comments Received During the Public Consultation

Mar 22, 2018

Walk or Run to Quit

Feb 28, 2018

Canadian Government Announces Increased Funding for Federal Tobacco Control Strategy and Higher Tobacco Taxes. 

Feb 19, 2018

Break It Off Campaign Contests in March 2018

Feb 15, 2018

Horizon Health Network receives an award at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute's 10th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation. 

Feb 11, 2018

Connect with Wellness in Your Region!

Jan 31, 2018

Winners Announced - National Non-Smoking Week #SayNoToTobacco Facebook Contest!

Jan 24, 2018

Government of Canada Supports Program that Promotes Smoke-free Lifestyle

Jan 18, 2018

Media Advisory: New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition Celebrates National Non-Smoking Week 2018 with #SayNoToTobacco Facebook Contest

Jan 18, 2018

National Non-Smoking Week 2018: #SayNoToTobacco Facebook Contest!

Jan 16, 2018

New NBATC Coordinator - Kristin Farnam

Jan 16, 2018

Save the date: 2018 Tobacco Control Forum

Jan 12, 2018

Be a Community Champion and promote Walk or Run to Quit! 

Jan 8, 2018

Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada Call On Finance Ministers to Strengthen Tobacco Tax Policies

Dec 22, 2017

Health Canada Report: Consultation on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada: What We Heard

Dec 1, 2017

New Smokers' Helpline Website!

Nov 11, 2017

Legislative framework concerning cannabis introduced in New Brunswick

Nov 8, 2017

Freeze the Industry - Campaign in Support of Plain and Standardized Packaging


Nov 3, 2017

Clinical Smoking Cessation Education Forum

Oct 31, 2017

Needs Assessment Survey for Organizations that Work with Youth and Young Adults: Support for Anti-Tobacco Initiatives

Oct 31, 2017

Break it Off campaign to visit New Brunswick college campuses this fall

Oct 27, 2017

Public consultation - Vaping Product Regulation


Oct 23, 2017

Health Canada Looking for Volunteer Testimonials from Past Smokers

Oct 17, 2017

Smoking Costs Canadian Economy More Than $16 Billion In 2012


Oct 6, 2017

Vitalité Health Network - Nicotine Addiction Forum 2017 

Oct 4, 2017

Registration and Call for Abstracts Now Open - The 10th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation

Oct 3, 2017

Webinar: "I have no time!"- Supporting the Integration of Tobacco Interventions into Acute Care Settings

Oct 3, 2017

Canada bans menthol in cigarettes

Oct 2, 2017

Job Opportunity: New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition Coordinator

Oct 2, 2017

New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition Celebrates Wellness Week. New "Live Tobacco-Free in New-Brunswick" Facebook Page Aims to Educate, Encourage and Empower New Brunswickers to Live Tobacco-Free!

Sep 29, 2017

New Brunswick Lung Association’s 24th Annual Respiratory Health Symposium

Sep 27, 2017

Canadian Community Health Survey results for 2016 released by Statistics Canada


Sep 26, 2017

“Choose to Care” Conference hosted by the New Brunswick Occupational Health Nurses Group

Sep 24, 2017

Wellness Week October 1-7, 2017 - Some tools to help promote your activities!

Sep 19, 2017

Webinar: Menthol and Flavour Ban Evaluation Results

Sep 15, 2017

New regulations are now in effect that will strengthen enforcement of the Smoke-free Places Act.

Sep 13, 2017

Smokers walking-running program. For smokers, ex-smokers and their supporters 


Aug 28, 2017

New Health Minister - Government of Canada

Aug 23, 2017

Cannabis and Young Adults: New Brochure from Health Canada

Jul 28, 2017

WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade


Jul 19, 2017

Smokers’ Helpline: Programs and Tools that Strengthen your Tobacco Interventions

Jul 6, 2017

Regulatory amendments proposed to strengthen enforcement of the Smoke Free Places Act

Jun 20, 2017

Integrating Tobacco Interventions into Daily Practice (2017) Best Practice Guideline Launch

Jun 13, 2017

Start Your Wellness Week Planning Today!

Jun 6, 2017
Senate adopts Bill S-5 that regulates vaping and tobacco products

Jun 6, 2017
Share how tobacco products have affected your health - Health Canada Campaign

Mar 14, 2017
Starting March 23, 2017, and it's free! This activity is in French only.

Mar 2, 2017
The 2017 edition of the Win By Quitting Challenge

Oct 1, 2016

Download the Wellness Week planning toolkit to help you get ready for this year's edition.

Sep 30, 2016
The New Brunswick Lung Association’s 23nd Annual Respiratory Symposium.

Jun 22, 2016
Webinar: Genetics and Tobacco Addiction: Unravelling the Secrets of the Double Helix

Jun 20, 2016
Webinar: Cannabis, Tobacco, Alcohol, Nicotine - Opportunities & Challenges for a Public Health Policy Framework Approach 

Jun 4, 2016

Parks & Trails Day NB will be held Saturday, June 4th, 2016, in New Brunswick!


Jun 4, 2016

Registration is open for  Parks and Trails Day NB 2016!


May 31, 2016

World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get Ready for Plain Packaging


May 31, 2016
World No Tobacco Day : Share Your  for Tobacco-Free Living!

May 20, 2016

Fitness New-Brunswick is recruiting a Membership Services Office Assistant

May 17, 2016

Webinar: Tobacco Free - Incorporating Tobacco Cessation Best Practices into the Nursing Curriculum

May 3, 2016

NBATC Webinar: "Breathing Easy: Smoke-Free Outdoor Public Spaces and Events in New Brunswick"

Apr 27, 2016

Webinar: Six Steps to Implementing Tobacco Cessation Best Practices in Your Workplace

Apr 26, 2016

Webinar - Thirdhand Smoke:
 A Persistent Environmental Toxin

Mar 31, 2016

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario Webinar: "Connecting the Dots: Cultural Competence and Tobacco Cessation Interventions"

Mar 24, 2016

The NBATC is hiring a Communications Coordinator

Feb 29, 2016

9th National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Feb 14, 2016

National Non-Smoking Week Contest: "Show Us Your Smoke-Free Spaces!"

Feb 3, 2016

Smoking Cessation Practices to be Expanded for Cancer Patients.

Jan 22, 2016

8th Annual Ottawa Conference: State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation

Jan 19, 2016

Webinar: Hookah Use in Canada: Increases in Popularity, Policy Response, and Cessation Interventions

Jan 13, 2016

Webinar - Health-related effects of government tobacco control policies: What's the evidence?

Jan 7, 2016

Webinar - Litigating the Tobacco Industry: Progress and Promise

Jan 1, 2016

New Brunswick’s ban on flavoured tobacco products, including menthol came into effect on Jan. 1, 2016

Dec 17, 2015

Call for abstracts:  9th National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Dec 1, 2015

The Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) invites nurses and other healthcare providers to attend a FREE knowledge exchange webinar to learn more about young adults and tobacco use.

Nov 26, 2015

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Webinars

Nov 24, 2015

NB Drug Plans expanding coverage of smoking cessation therapies.

Nov 9, 2015

New Brunswick Department of Health receives NB Branch of the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors' Protecting the Public Award 2015.

Oct 26, 2015

New Brunswick Food Security Action Networks' Bi-Annual Gathering

Oct 16, 2015

Call for abstracts for the Bridging Indigenous Knowledge with the Latest Information on Commercial Tobacco Conference. 

Oct 1, 2015

Organize and Participate in NB Wellness Week Activities - October 1st to 7th!

Sep 29, 2015

Webinar: What is Physical Literacy?

Sep 18, 2015

The New Brunswick Lung Association invites health-care professionals, students and interested members of the public to attend “The New Brunswick Lung Association’s 22nd Annual Respiratory Symposium

Aug 25, 2015

Government of Canada launches Run To Quit smoking cessation program

Jun 25, 2015

Kick-start your New Brunswick Wellness Week planning today with this new tool. NB Wellness Week takes place from October 1st to 7th!

Jun 5, 2015

NB bans smoking in certain public places and the sale of flavoured tobacco products 

Jun 2, 2015

Webinar: E-cigarettes in Canada—A special supplement of Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, 2015 Edition

May 31, 2015

Success Stories Published by the New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition Showcase Innovative Citizen-Led Approaches to Tackling Tobacco Issues.

May 31, 2015

New Brunswickers Encouraged to Be Tobacco-Free Living Champions

May 28, 2015

In collaboration with the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Coalition (HEPAC), the New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition (NBATC) presents  “Learn to Run for Smokers" Program: Exercise with a Hidden Agenda webinar on May 28th 2015 with Brigitte Ouellette. 

May 27, 2015

Registration for the May 26th & 27th 2015 REACH conference being held at the Delta Beauséjour in Moncton” is NOW OPEN!

Apr 13, 2015

Canada's Biggest Break-Up Tour Coming to New Brunswick!

Apr 10, 2015

Registration for in motion Parks & Trails Day 2015 is now open! 

Feb 27, 2015

Employment Opportunity at Mawiw Council Inc.: Tobacco Control Strategy Project Manager

Feb 27, 2015

On 27 February 2015, the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control reached the milestone of 10 years since it entered into force: a decade of saving lives.

Feb 15, 2015

The Department of Healthy and Inclusive Communities is now accepting applications for the Take Action on Tobacco Use Grant Program.

Feb 10, 2015

Webinar: We Do Not Smoke But Some of Us Are More Susceptible than Others: A Multilevel Analysis of a Sample of Canadian Youth in Grades 9 to 12. 

Jan 28, 2015
Electronic Cigarette Use Among Quebec High School Students Webinar. This study is one of the first allowing an estimate of the use of electronic cigarette among youth in Quebec, students from grade 6 to 11.

Jan 21, 2015
Smoking Cessation and the Workplace Webinar discusses new research that explores smoking in the workplace, including why employers have a role to play in an integrated approach to smoking cessation programs.

Jan 19, 2015

To mark National Non-Smoking Week, the NBATC is proud to launch its new Making My Outdoor Event Smoke-Free guide, which is designed to help communities organize and promote smoke-free events.

Jan 18, 2015

National Non-Smoking Week (January 18-24, 2015) provides an opportunity to renew our collective efforts to reduce tobacco use and make our province a healthier place to live, work and play. It’s also an opportunity to highlight the fact that tobacco remains a major health concern in our province.

Jun 19, 2014
Susceptibility to Smoking Amongst Youth in New Brunswick evidence brief now available on the NBATC website.

May 28, 2014
in motion Parks & Trails Day: June 1st, 2014

May 28, 2014
World No Tobacco Day: May 31st, 2014

Jan 9, 2014
Win by Quitting Challenge Dieppe & Bouctouche January 29th, 2014

Dec 19, 2013

Outdoor Tobacco Smoke - Evidence to support expanding smoke-free spaces

Webinar with Dr. Ryan Kennesy January 29th from 12-1pm

Jul 29, 2013
From Prevention to Cure: Focusing on the Continuum of Care in Lung Cacer & Lung Health September 20th, 2013

May 21, 2013
E-Cigarettes- No Smoke but Plenty of Fire Webinar June 19

Apr 29, 2013
8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health November 25-27th, 2013

Jan 24, 2013
Tobacco Use in Canada:Patterns and Trends- 2013 Edition

Jan 10, 2013
National Non-Smoking Week will be held January 20-26, 2013.