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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 [...]

Vaping among Canadian teens doubles in 2 years, new research shows

2020-05-06T17:12:50+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

New research reveals vaping among Canadian youth has risen dramatically over the past two years, and experts say it shows no signs of slowing [...]

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY-May 31, 2020- Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use

2020-04-15T14:34:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Every year, on May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an [...]

COVID, youth, and substance use: Critical messages for youth and families

2020-04-24T17:55:49+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 [...]