• New poll shows support for a course correction to Health Canada’s tobacco strategy

    (Ottawa and Montreal) - A poll conducted for Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada and the Quebec Tobacco Control Coalition shows key elements of Health Canada’s approach to reducing smoking are out of line with public opinion.
    “A few years ago the federal government shifted its focus away from regulating tobacco products and towards a vaping market where smokers were encouraged to switch to vaping products but

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December 23, 2021 10:02pm
Yet no response to our requests for tobacco filters to also be banned -- one of the most numerous and toxic sources of plastic pollution. @s_guilbault, please explain ... https://t.co/gzNF1wlHuF
December 17, 2021 2:48pm
More evidence that restrictions on e-cigarettes will not drive up cigarette use... https://t.co/UrDqrASiUu
December 17, 2021 1:37pm
Tobacco tax revenues are (almost) keeping pace with inflation, despite declining sales
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December 2, 2021 8:50pm
Innovation!!! Bravo @enspbrussels. https://t.co/P6UBv3uRFM
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ENSP @enspbrussels
Still time to join ENSP international #hackathon to find innovative solutions to #EndTobacco and #BeatCancer with a chance to win 3 prizes. First session starts on 3 Dec at 18:00 CET. https://t.co/pUj09M7IWA https://t.co/XaA9qnp57t
November 23, 2021 12:53pm
A welcome development in @GovCanHealth communication - moving from anodyne "talk with your teen" to actual risk information . https://t.co/X7Y5ZX4syQ
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Health Canada and PHAC @GovCanHealth
#Nicotine can alter teen brain development. #Vaping exposes you to harmful chemicals and can lead to addiction. Risks of vaping: https://t.co/7WZiQ50ZWx https://t.co/GZdKiRH94z

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