/Tag: prevention

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

2020-03-31T14:44:13+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 [...]

WHO Announces Smoking Can Increase Your Chances of Getting Covid-19

2020-03-30T02:16:41+00:00Tags: , , , |

Using tobacco products can increase your chance of getting COVID-19. Bringing your hands to your mouth can transfer the virus into your body. Sharing [...]

New legislation for PEI now in effect

2020-03-24T14:14:39+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

In PEI, new legislation establishing age 21 for tobacco and e-cigarettes, and requiring e-cigarette sales to be in specialty stores only, came into effect [...]

COVID-19 and Smoking: A Systematic Review of the Evidence

2020-03-23T17:12:37+00:00Tags: , , , |

A systematic review of studies on COVID-19 that included information on patients’ smoking status to evaluate the association between smoking and COVID-19 outcomes including [...]

Health Canada’s Departmental Plan for 2020-21

2020-03-20T13:58:10+00:00Tags: , , , |

Health Canada will advance implementation of Canada's Tobacco Strategy, a modernized approach for successful tobacco control with the goal of achieving the target of [...]

Research on Electronic Cigarettes: Advertising and Promotion – Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU) – 2020

2020-03-09T22:12:15+00:00Tags: , , , |

Report on recent findings, centred on advertising and promotion, from the OTRU's Research on E-Cigarette and Waterpipe Health System Research Fund project. As part [...]

Flavoured Vapes Hooks Kids Campaign – Lung Association and Heart & Stroke Foundation – 2020

2020-02-25T16:11:48+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The Canadian Lung Association and Heart & Stroke created a uniquely flavoured ice cream to warn parents about the dangers of vaping. In its [...]

Vape-Free Schools Campaign – Anglophone South School District (New Brunswick) – 2019

2020-02-03T13:48:31+00:00Tags: , , |

Developed by the Anglophone South School District, this kit includes: Letter to High School Parents Communications Kit Vaping Mini-Lessons (Powerpoint) Contact Joyce Walker Haley [...]

Vaping Prevention Toolkit – PEI Lung Association – 2020

2020-02-23T18:43:39+00:00Tags: , , , |

Vaping education toolkit: -Vaping Products Information for Families -Vaping Products Information for Educators -Vaping Products Information for Coaches -Help Quitting Website [...]