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The Canadian Cancer Society has released an update to the report, University and College 100% Smoke-Free Campuses in Canada: National Status Report

2020-06-17T14:35:36+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Excellent resource explaining and demonstrating the benefits of a 100% smoke-free campus policy. This report presents a list of all colleges and universities with [...]

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 [...]

World No Tobacco Day: Global Campaign

2020-05-27T11:55:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Tobacco and related industry tactics to attract younger generations #TobaccoExposed The global campaign will debunk myths and expose devious tactics employed by these industries. [...]

Nova Scotia becomes first province to adopt maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml

2020-05-25T14:45:12+00:00Tags: , , , |

On May 5, 2020, Nova Scotia became the first province in Canada to adopt a maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml for e-cigarettes and [...]

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY-May 31, 2020- Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use

2020-04-15T14:34:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Every year, on May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an [...]

Federal Tobacco Tax Inflationary Increase of 46 cents Per Carton Takes Effect April 1

2020-04-02T13:30:11+00:00Tags: , , |

As of April 1, 2020, federal tobacco taxes will increase by $0.46 cents per carton of 200 cigarettes, and $0.29 per 200 roll-your-own cigarettes. [...]

COVID, youth, and substance use: Critical messages for youth and families

2020-04-24T17:55:49+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The Canadian Pediatric Society has published a new article that encourages pediatricians and other health professionals who work with youth and families to communicate [...]