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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Statement of Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19 and smoking

2020-06-05T12:29:49+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Below is a Statement from Dr. Theresa Tam, the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on COVID-19 and smoking.  The Statement was issued on [...]

Minister of Health announces funding for projects to help Canadians stop tobacco use

2020-06-02T12:14:58+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

To mark World No Tobacco Day, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, announced nearly $4.8 million in funding for organizations across Canada to develop programs and services that will [...]