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Monday, September 18, 2017

Vaping doubles risk of smoking cigarettes for teens

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study.

The study—from the University of Waterloo and the Wake Forest School of Medicine— found that students in grades 7 to 12 who tried an e-cigarette are 2.16 times more likely to be susceptible to cigarette smoking.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

High school students who smoke cigarettes more likely to also use e-cigarettes

Across Canada 18 per cent of high school students report using e-cigarettes at least once in their lifetime, and 6 per cent report use in the past 30-days. This from a recently published study from the 2014/2015 Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A third of high school students ride with drivers who have been drinking

One in three high school students reports riding with a driver who has been drinking, while nearly one in five was in a car where the driver had consumed marijuana, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Just as many teenagers use cannabis as smoke cigarettes

Just as many teenagers use cannabis every day as smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, February 3, 2017

New leadership coming to national student survey

Dr. Martin Cooke will assume leadership of the Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey on July 1, 2017.

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