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We hardly ever stop to take a breath! Keep up-to-date with the Lung Health Foundation’s latest news: 

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Lung Health Foundation Teams with Ontario’s Public Health Units to Introduce ‘Brief Conversations Toolkit’ on World No Tobacco Day

In alignment with World No Tobacco Day, the Lung Health Foundation has partnered with Ontario’s Public Health Units to introduce the Brief Conversations Toolkit, a robust bilingual online resource that aims to shrink the unprecedented youth vaping crisis in Canada by increasing brief contact intervention (BCI) knowledge and application among those who work with or care for the nation’s youth.

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The Alliance for a Tobacco Free Ontario applauds the Chief Medical Officer Health of Ontario for a comprehensive 2023 Annual Report addressing tobacco and vape use

In March 2024, the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) for Ontario released an extensive report focused on substance use and its detrimental effects. The report presents a strong strategic plan aimed at addressing tobacco and vape use and its repercussions. The Alliance for a Tobacco Free Ontario (ATFO) which includes the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke, the Canadian Lung Association, the Ontario Medical Association, the Ontario Public Health Association, the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, and the Lung Health Foundation strongly supports the report and its recommendations, particularly its holistic strategy for tackling not only tobacco and vaping use, but also other new nicotine products, essential for protecting Ontarians.

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Lung Health Foundation Teams with Ontario’s Public Health Units to Introduce ‘Brief Conversations Toolkit’ on World No Tobacco Day

In alignment with World No Tobacco Day, the Lung Health Foundation has partnered with Ontario’s Public Health Units to introduce the Brief Conversations Toolkit, a robust bilingual online resource that aims to shrink the unprecedented youth vaping crisis in Canada by increasing brief contact intervention (BCI) knowledge and application among those who work with or care for the nation’s youth.

Read More »

The Alliance for a Tobacco Free Ontario applauds the Chief Medical Officer Health of Ontario for a comprehensive 2023 Annual Report addressing tobacco and vape use

In March 2024, the Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) for Ontario released an extensive report focused on substance use and its detrimental effects. The report presents a strong strategic plan aimed at addressing tobacco and vape use and its repercussions. The Alliance for a Tobacco Free Ontario (ATFO) which includes the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart & Stroke, the Canadian Lung Association, the Ontario Medical Association, the Ontario Public Health Association, the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit, and the Lung Health Foundation strongly supports the report and its recommendations, particularly its holistic strategy for tackling not only tobacco and vaping use, but also other new nicotine products, essential for protecting Ontarians.

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Lung Health For All: Pride Month at the Lung Health Foundation

June is Pride Month — a time to celebrate, support, and breathe in solidarity with Canada’s 1.3 million 2SLGBTQI+ community members.

As national leaders in lung health, Pride Month is a chance for the Lung Health Foundation to highlight persistent lung health inequities that the 2SLGBTQI+ community faces, while re-affirming our commitment to finding empowering solutions.

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