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TikTok is being used by vape sellers marketing to teens

2021-01-29T14:37:37+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Sellers are offering flavored disposable vapes, parent-proof 'discreet' packaging, no ID checks. Read Article

One year later: Weedless Wednesday Advice from the Chief Medical Officers of Health

2021-01-20T18:11:57+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Last year, about 6 weeks before Canada and the world became gripped with the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health [...]

Health Canada proposes to lower the nicotine concentration limit in vaping products

2020-12-21T14:26:15+00:00Tags: , |

The Government of Canada remains concerned by the rise in youth vaping and is acting to address it. After confirming its intentions to lower the nicotine concentration in [...]

University of New Brunswick campuses going smoke-free in Fall 2022

2020-12-10T15:08:38+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The largest university in New Brunswick has announced that its campuses will go smoke-free starting in the fall of 2022. Learn More [...]

Indigenous Populations and New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living Strategy 


2020-12-07T14:45:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

The prevalence of smoking among Indigenous peoples is approximately 2 to 5 times higher than among non-Indigenous Canadians1. In New Brunswick, almost twice as many Indigenous youth [...]

New Brunswick Liberal Health Critic introduces bill to ban flavoured e-cigarettes

2020-11-19T14:15:15+00:00Tags: , |

On Nov. 18, 2020, New Brunswick Liberal Health Critic Jean-Claude D´Amours introduced a private member`s bill to ban flavoured e-cigarettes.  Bill 17, An Act [...]

Nfld and Lab Bill 48 for e-cigarette tax adopted, to come into effect Jan. 1, 2021

2020-11-12T17:38:03+00:00Tags: , , |

In Newfoundland and Labrador, Bill 48, An Act to Amend the Revenue Administration Act No. 4, received third reading on Nov. 2, 2020 and [...]

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 [...]

Heart and Stroke launches campaign urging federal action on youth vaping

2020-10-21T18:06:23+00:00Tags: , , , |

Heart and Stroke has launched an e-advocacy campaign urging federal action on youth vaping, including on flavoured e-cigarettes.  This campaign had initially been launched [...]

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