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Break It Off launched a new advertising campaign!

2021-04-09T15:38:28+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Young adult smoking cessation campaign Break It Off, a collaborative campaign by Health Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society, helps young adults aged 20-24 [...]

For Many Young People, 2021 is the Year to Cancel Vaping

2021-02-24T17:42:53+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

Reversing a toxic cultural trend Vaping used to be seen as cool. But times have changed. As influencer Victoria Annunziato says, “Like many others, [...]

Smoking history tied to worse COVID-19 outcomes

2021-01-28T13:57:56+00:00Tags: , , , |

Cumulative cigarette smoke exposure is an independent risk factor for hospital admission and death from COVID-19, according to a research letter published online Jan. [...]

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. [...]

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