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One year later: Weedless Wednesday Advice from the Chief Medical Officers of Health

2021-01-20T18:11:57+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Last year, about 6 weeks before Canada and the world became gripped with the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada's Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health [...]

University of New Brunswick campuses going smoke-free in Fall 2022

2020-12-10T15:08:38+00:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

The largest university in New Brunswick has announced that its campuses will go smoke-free starting in the fall of 2022. Learn More [...]

INVITATION TO SUBMIT YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS TO BE FEATURED IN THE NBATC 2020 PROGRESS REPORT

2020-12-09T14:25:00+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition (NBATC) publishes a yearly progress report to highlight work done in line with the objectives of New Brunswick’s Tobacco-Free Living [...]

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. [...]

Health Canada advisory – Unauthorized nicotine buccal pouches may pose serious health risks

2020-11-03T13:14:03+00:00Tags: , , , |

Summary Products: Nicotine buccal pouches (placed between the gum and cheek), also known as tobacco-less nicotine pouches and oral nicotine pouches. Issue: Nicotine buccal pouches are [...]

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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