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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 [...]

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 [...]

Heart and Stroke launches campaign urging federal action on youth vaping

2020-10-21T18:06:23+00:00Tags: , , , |

Heart and Stroke has launched an e-advocacy campaign urging federal action on youth vaping, including on flavoured e-cigarettes.  This campaign had initially been launched [...]

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 [...]

New Federal Regulations on E-cigarette Advertising

2020-07-15T18:43:26+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

The Government of Canada is taking a number of steps to address the rise in youth vaping. Among these measures, the final Vaping Products Promotion [...]

Study – Increased exposure to e-cigarette marketing in Canada is strongly associated with increases in youth vaping

2020-07-05T23:13:59+00:00Tags: , , , |

A study by David Hammond et al concluded that “Increased exposure to e-cigarette marketing in Canada is strongly associated with increases in youth vaping. [...]

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 [...]

World No Tobacco Day: Global Campaign

2020-05-27T11:55:02+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

Tobacco and related industry tactics to attract younger generations #TobaccoExposed The global campaign will debunk myths and expose devious tactics employed by these industries. [...]

Nova Scotia becomes first province to adopt maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml

2020-05-25T14:45:12+00:00Tags: , , , |

On May 5, 2020, Nova Scotia became the first province in Canada to adopt a maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml for e-cigarettes and [...]

Statement on the second anniversary of the federal Tobacco and Vaping Products Act

2020-05-25T13:24:00+00:00Tags: , , , , |

On the second anniversary of the federal Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA) coming into force, tobacco control organizations are calling on the Health Minister and [...]

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