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World No Tobacco Day: Global Campaign

2020-05-27T11:55:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Tobacco and related industry tactics to attract younger generations #TobaccoExposed The global campaign will debunk myths and expose devious tactics employed by these industries. [...]

Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

2020-04-24T18:01:09+00:00Tags: , , , |

Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Covid-19: The role of smoking cessation during respiratory virus epidemics

2020-04-24T17:49:21+00:00Tags: , , |

In addition to the health benefits of stopping smoking, it is plausible that a spike in quit rates could help reduce community transmission of [...]