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[Canada] Smoking cessation practices to be expanded for cancer patients

New Brunswick Cancer Network, in conjunction with the Horizon Health Network, will expand support to help cancer patients quit smoking and other forms of tobacco use to improve their cancer treatments and recovery.
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:27
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[Canada] Smoking rates dropping in Yukon

The latest figures show that Yukoners are still more likely to smoke than most other Canadians — just 18 per cent of Canadians were smokers in 2014, according to StatsCan — but the territory is getting closer to national smoking rates. Eventually, that
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 19:31
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[Canada] Vast majority of Ontario smokers try to quit alone, and fail

Smokers' Helpline, a central component of the province's Smoke-Free Ontario cessation services, is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a simple message to the province's 2 million smokers: overcoming the addiction to tobacco can seem impossible, but eff
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 19, 2016 16:50
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[Canada] Ontario Lung Association and Mad Science “slime” tobacco use during National Non-Smoking Week

to launch Be Tobacco Free – an exciting and entertaining educational experience that will help children to understand the hazards and harmful impacts of tobacco use. “Dynamic science workshops offer a great opportunity to educate children in a fun and int
Ontario Lung Association (ca)
added Jan 27, 2016 21:27
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[Canada] EDITORIAL: More action needed to address Saskatchewan's high smoking rate

The three health charities called for smoking bans on outdoor restaurant and bar patios, sports fields, playgrounds and outdoor stadiums, among other measures. They also want a ban on menthol and flavoured tobacco products that entice youth into the habi
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Jan 21, 2016 16:53
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[Canada] DAVIS: Pot vs. Tobacco: Which Is The True Cancer Risk?

However, even if pot isn't a dangerous carcinogen - unlike tobacco - it still doesn't come completely risk-free. So says Dr. Steven Laviolette ... he researches the effects of nicotine and marijuana on the brain.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:42
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Canada's retailers remind those purchasing tobacco that "We Expect ID"

As National Non-Smoking Week in Canada kicks off, convenience store retailers are reminding Canadians of the role they play in preventing youth access to tobacco and e- cigarette products. January 18th marks We Expect ID Day across the country and is be
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 03:09
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[Canada] ‘Run to Quit’ program helps smokers trade nicotine for runner’s high

Smoking is a daily, and often deadly, habit for thousands of Nova Scotians, but a new program wants to help people replace their nicotine addiction with a healthier alternative. The Canadian Cancer Society is partnering with The Running Room to launch a
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2016 17:42
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week

"In essence, this is the time of year that we tend to focus a lot of our cessation support around trying to quit because it's a new year and it's a good time for people to make their lives healthier," Szumlanski said. Despite the fact that National Non
Kingston (Ont) Whig-Standard (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:01
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[Canada] Cancer and smoking cessation communities come together to reduce smoking in cancer patients

Canadian Partnership Against Cancer is funding provinces and territories across Canada to build or expand programs that help cancer patients quit smoking, which can improve their cancer treatments and recovery. "It's never too late to quit," said Dr. Hea
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:00
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