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WHO – Tobacco responsible for 20% of deaths from coronary heart disease worldwide

2020-09-25T14:40:39+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today by the World Health Organization, World Heart [...]

As pandemic forces change, it’s a good time for Canadians to quit smoking

2020-09-14T15:07:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

There’s no shortage of debate on who gets very sick from the virus, and who doesn’t. It is clear that we must do a [...]

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 [...]

Prince Edward Island bans flavoured e-cigarettes – effective March 1, 2021

2020-08-25T19:13:25+00:00Tags: , , , |

Prince Edward Island becomes the second Canadian province to formalize a comprehensive ban on flavoured vaping products. The ban will come into effect at [...]

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 [...]

New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy and Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

2020-07-20T13:18:12+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Strategy Promotion Webinar Series In our ongoing series to promote New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy, the NBATC has created a convenient infographic for our [...]

New Federal Regulations on E-cigarette Advertising

2020-07-15T18:43:26+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

The Government of Canada is taking a number of steps to address the rise in youth vaping. Among these measures, the final Vaping Products Promotion [...]

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 [...]