/Tag: adolescents

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 [...]

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 [...]

Stop Youth Vaping – Heart & Stroke Foundation – 2020

2020-03-10T18:06:38+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Campaign and an e-advocacy site urging action on youth vaping. Website

Cannabis Talk Kit – Know How to Talk with Your Teen – – 2017

2019-10-29T13:58:35+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

This talk kit aims to help families navigate through a changing cannabis landscape—one that includes new policies like legalization and regulation, as well as [...]

Brochure – Take the Last Drag – Quit Smoking Tips for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Two-Spirit People – New Brunswick Lung Association – 2019

2019-12-19T18:38:18+00:00Tags: , , |

Tips on quitting smoking with the LGBTQ+ community in mind. PDF Website

“Why You Don’t Want to Become a Drug Addict by Smoking Cigarettes or Vaping Nicotine” (PowerPoint Presentation) – NB Lung Association

2019-11-12T15:20:00+00:00Tags: , , , |

Topics covered in this presentation include: nicotine addiction, cancer/COPD/ other conditions, chemicals in tobacco and e-cigarettes/vape juice, history of cigarettes and the role big [...]

Vaping – Know the Risks (PowerPoint Presentation) – New Brunswick Lung Association – 2019

2020-01-06T18:09:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

For teachers to share with students in their class or community groups to share in a public health setting to educated on the risks [...]

Webinar: “We Do Not Smoke But Some of Us Are More Susceptible than Others: A Multilevel Analysis of a Sample of Canadian Youth in Grades 9 to 12.” – New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition – 2015

2019-11-05T21:50:21+00:00Tags: , , , , |

With Dr. Susan Kaai. Smoking susceptibility has been found to be a strong predictor of experimental smoking. This paper examined which student- and school-level [...]

Webinar: “Electronic Cigarette Use Among Quebec High School Students”- New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition -2015

2019-11-12T13:35:51+00:00Tags: , , , , |

With Annie Montreuil, PhD, public health researcher at Institut national de santé publique du Québec.  This study is one of the first allowing an [...]