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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

First Collaborative Learning Institute in Evaluation a Transformational Success

Building capacity for planning and evaluation in complex prevention strategies.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Canadian Cancer Society criticizes new menthol "capsule" cigarettes as latest gimmick attractive to kids

The Canadian Cancer Society is fuming about a new tobacco industry gimmick that they say is attractive to new young smokers.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

More Canadian youth smoking hookahs; don’t think it’s a health risk

A new survey of over 27,000 teen-aged high school students across Canada showed that even as cigarette smoking has declined, hookah,

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Social media helps young adults quit smoking

The study compared the success of a social-media-based campaign with Smokers’ Helpline, a telephone hotline for young adults looking to quit smoking.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Youth just as likely to try e-cigarettes as smoking

Young people are just as likely to try electronic cigarettes as smoking, according to a new report from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo.

The findings, published today in Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends, reveal that approximately 20 per cent of youth between the ages of 15 and 19 experiment with vaping, the same number who try cigarettes.

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