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COVID, youth, and substance use: Critical messages for youth and families

2020-03-31T14:44:13+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

2020-03-30T02:16:41+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

2020-03-23T17:12:37+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

2020-03-23T17:28:03+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 [...]

Health Canada’s Departmental Plan for 2020-21

2020-03-20T13:58:10+00:00Tags: , , , |

Health Canada will advance implementation of Canada's Tobacco Strategy, a modernized approach for successful tobacco control with the goal of achieving the target of [...]

Stop Youth Vaping – Heart & Stroke Foundation – 2020

2020-03-10T18:06:38+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Campaign and an e-advocacy site urging action on youth vaping. Website

Heat Not Burn Tobacco Product—A New Global Trend: Impact of Heat-Not-Burn Tobacco Products on Public Health, a Systematic Review – International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health – 2020

2020-02-23T18:52:55+00:00Tags: , , |

The use of heat-not-burn tobacco products (HnB) is being adopted increasingly as an alternative to smoking combusted products, primarily cigarettes. Substantial controversy has accompanied [...]

Dr. Graham Warren Presentation Video: The Importance of Smoking Cessation in Cancer Care – 2019

2020-02-03T13:48:44+00:00Tags: , |

Dr. Graham Warren, radiation oncologist at Medical University of South Carolina and Expert Advisor, Tobacco Cessation, to the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), presented [...]

Protecting Youth from the Vaping Crisis – Heart & Stroke Foundation – 2020

2020-02-03T13:49:36+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Position paper with public health information produced by the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada. PDF

Horizon Physician Seeing Lung Illness in Patients Due to Vapes – Statement by Dr. Joseph Ojah (2020)

2020-02-03T13:50:03+00:00Tags: , , |

By Dr. Joseph Ojah, Thoracic Surgeon, Horizon's The Moncton Hospital Vaping may be a useful tool in a harm-reduction model of smoking cessation in [...]