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[Canada] 96% of smokers who quit “cold turkey” fail

The Canadian Cancer Society is urging smokers to reach out to a quit coach during national non-smoking week. The Smoker’s Helpline offers over the phone support and assists with the creation of a personalized quit plan.
iNews880 CHQT-AM (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 20:55
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[Canada] Elgin St. Thomas Public Health wants you to win cold cash for butting out cold turkey

Elgin St. Thomas Public Health is spreading the word about a contest that could help young smokers win some cold hard cash for quitting cold turkey. The health unit is marking National Non-Smoking Week from Jan. 18 to 24 by promoting a province-wide co
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 19:32

[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society, P.E.I.: 'It's never too late to quit'

Julia Pike, special projects officer for the division says she understands it's not easy to quit smoking. "It's a really tough addiction, so the idea is ... if you give it a try and it doesn't work, try again," she said.
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 20, 2016 19:29

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

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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