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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

[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

[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] Playgrounds, Patios and other Smoke-Free Places in Peel

In recognition of National Non-Smoking Week (Jan. 17 to 23), Peel Public Health reminds all residents of current smoking restrictions that help protect the health of residents in our Region. The Smoke-Free Ontario Act prohibits anyone from smoking or hol
Region of Peel (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:14

[Canada] Daniel Dion, Celine Dion's brother, dies of cancer

on Saturday after a battle with cancer...59...Celine Dion prepares for the funeral of her husband, René Angélil, who died...after a long battle with throat cancer....[Dion] was admitted...with cancer of the throat, tongue and brain.
added Jan 18, 2016 21:07

[Canada] Local News: Don't Quit Quitting- National Non-Smoking Week is the Perfect Time to Butt Out; Many Supports and Resources Available to Help (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:04

[Canada] Gail Asper urges smokers to quit, saying it took years off her parents' lives

Manitoba Lung Association is hoping a contest to quit smoking, even for 24 hours, might convince smokers to try butting out for good. If that isn't convincing enough, Gail Asper said smoking took years off her parents' lives. She shared her family's batt
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:03

[Canada] Quit Smoking for National Non-Smoking Week

Niagara Region Public Health is celebrating National Non-Smoking Week 2016 (Jan. 17-23, 2016) by supporting Niagara residents to make a quit attempt. Several options exist to assist residents to quit smoking including:
Niagara Region (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:01

[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

[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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