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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Nova Scotia provincial licensing of e-cigarette retailers in force July 1

2020-07-06T23:37:38+00:00Tags: , , |

On June 23, 2020, Nova Scotia Regulation 91/2020 was adopted, amending the Revenue Act Regulations.  These regulations are related to the provincial licensing of e-cigarette [...]

Study – Increased exposure to e-cigarette marketing in Canada is strongly associated with increases in youth vaping

2020-07-05T23:13:59+00:00Tags: , , , |

A study by David Hammond et al concluded that “Increased exposure to e-cigarette marketing in Canada is strongly associated with increases in youth vaping. [...]