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One year later: Weedless Wednesday Advice from the Chief Medical Officers of Health

2021-01-20T18:11:57+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Last year, about 6 weeks before Canada and the world became gripped with the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health [...]

University of New Brunswick campuses going smoke-free in Fall 2022

2020-12-10T15:08:38+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The largest university in New Brunswick has announced that its campuses will go smoke-free starting in the fall of 2022. Learn More [...]

INVITATION TO SUBMIT YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO BE FEATURED IN THE NBATC 2020 PROGRESS REPORT

2020-12-09T14:25:00+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition (NBATC) publishes a yearly progress report to highlight work done in line with the objectives of New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living [...]

Indigenous Populations and New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy 


2020-12-07T14:45:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

The prevalence of smoking among Indigenous peoples is approximately 2 to 5 times higher than among non-Indigenous Canadians1. In New Brunswick, almost twice as many Indigenous youth [...]

Nfld and Lab Bill 48 for e-cigarette tax adopted, to come into effect Jan. 1, 2021

2020-11-12T17:38:03+00:00Tags: , , |

In Newfoundland and Labrador, Bill 48, An Act to Amend the Revenue Administration Act No. 4, received third reading on Nov. 2, 2020 and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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