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WHO launches year-long campaign to help 100 million people quit tobacco

2020-12-09T13:45:24+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of tobacco users saying they want to quit. The campaign will support at least 100 million people [...]

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 [...]

How the pandemic got people smoking again

2020-11-19T14:40:46+00:00Tags: , , |

The pandemic has encouraged us to pick up some pretty bad habits: bingeing (of television, food, and alcohol varieties), ghosting, doomscrolling, impulse shopping — but one that seems particularly counterintuitive is [...]

Ottawa Conference, State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, Jan. 21-22, 2021, Registration and Call for Abstracts Now Open

2020-11-04T14:35:20+00:00Tags: , , , |

Here is information regarding the 13th Annual Ottawa Conference, State of the Art Clinical Approaches to Smoking Cessation, to be held virtually Jan. 21-22, 2021. [...]

New longitudinal studies find little support for e-cigarettes as an effective tool for population-level smoking cessation

2020-10-20T13:37:38+00:00Tags: , , |

So far, the Canadian evidence, like that in the USA, does not support the conclusion that vaping is an effective population-based smoking cessation method. [...]

WHO – Tobacco responsible for 20% of deaths from coronary heart disease worldwide

2020-09-25T14:40:39+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Every year, 1.9 million people die from tobacco-induced heart disease, according to a new brief released today by the World Health Organization, World Heart [...]

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 [...]

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