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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 [...]

WHO launches year-long campaign to help 100 million people quit tobacco

2020-12-09T13:45:24+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit. The campaign will support at least 100 million people [...]

Ottawa Conference, State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, Jan. 21-22, 2021, Registration and Call for Abstracts Now Open

2020-11-04T14:35:20+00:00Tags: , , , |

Here is information regarding the 13th Annual Ottawa Conference, State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, to be held virtually Jan. 21-22, 2021. [...]

Health Canada advisory – Unauthorized nicotine buccal pouches may pose serious health risks

2020-11-03T13:14:03+00:00Tags: , , , |

Summary Products: Nicotine buccal pouches (placed between the gum and cheek), also known as tobacco-less nicotine pouches and oral nicotine pouches. Issue: Nicotine buccal pouches are [...]

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 [...]

New Brunswick Green Party platform calls for action on age 21, e-cigarette flavours

2020-09-08T14:20:17+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

The New Brunswick provincial election is Sept. 14, 2020. The Green Party election platform includes a commitment to: Raise the minimum age to purchase [...]

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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