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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 [...]

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 [...]