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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 [...]

This World No Tobacco Day, Health Canada’s young adult tobacco cessation campaign, Break It Off, is challenging Canadians to pick a date to quit smoking.

2020-05-21T15:49:43+00:00Tags: , |

Break It Off is a campaign that helps young adults quit smoking and stay smoke-free. More Information Videos

Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

2020-04-24T18:01:09+00:00Tags: , , , |

Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans in [...]

Preliminary results of Canada’s first Randomized Clinical Trial for e-cigarettes as cessation device

2020-05-21T15:54:34+00:00Tags: , , |

Physicians For a Smoke-Free Canada shared the initial results of the first large Canadian randomized clinical trial of e-cigarettes as a cessation device. In [...]

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-19 and Smoking: A Systematic Review of the Evidence

2020-04-24T17:51:33+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 [...]

Covid-19: The role of smoking cessation during respiratory virus epidemics

2020-04-24T17:49:21+00:00Tags: , , |

In addition to the health benefits of stopping smoking, it is plausible that a spike in quit rates could help reduce community transmission of [...]