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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 [...]

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 [...]

Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) results for 2019-current smoking declines to 14.8%, daily smoking to 10.0% in Canada

2020-08-17T15:24:27+00:00Tags: , , , |

Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) results for 2019 were released last week on Thursday August 6, 2020. There was a decrease in current smoking [...]

Nova Scotia provincial licensing of e-cigarette retailers in force July 1

2020-07-06T23:37:38+00:00Tags: , , |

On June 23, 2020, Nova Scotia Regulation 91/2020 was adopted, amending the Revenue Act Regulations.  These regulations are related to the provincial licensing of e-cigarette [...]

Canadians who report lower self-perceived mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic more likely to report increased use of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco

2020-06-11T14:00:28+00:00Tags: , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed Canadians’ lives in previously unimaginable ways in a very short period of time. Given the disruption and stress it [...]

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 [...]

WHO Announces Smoking Can Increase Your Chances of Getting Covid-19

2020-04-24T17:53:56+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Using tobacco products can increase your chance of getting COVID-19. Bringing your hands to your mouth can transfer the virus into your body. Sharing [...]

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 [...]