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After decades of decline; tobacco once again butting into young lives

June 20th, 2019
Ottawa, ON –The Canadian Lung Association is very concerned by the findings in the new study conducted by Dr. David Hammond from the University of Waterloo, published in the British Medical Journal.  The new study...
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Reaction: The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare report

June 12th, 2019
Today marks a momentous day for all Canadians who have struggled to afford medications. The Canadian Lung Association is pleased with the report released by Dr. Eric Hoskins, Chair of the Advisory Council on the...
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Response to Imperial Tobacco Ad in the Globe and Mail

June 6th, 2019
On World No Tobacco Day, May 31, The Globe and Mail ran a paid letter from Imperial Tobacco. We believe that it is our duty and responsibility to our stakeholders to react. Our letter to the editor was not...
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Better, faster, stronger: Report calls for stronger tobacco control measures

May 31st, 2019
May 31, 2019, Ottawa, ON – Canada is failing its youth when it comes to tobacco control, according to a 2019 Report, released by the Tobacco Endgame Cabinet. The Cabinet, comprising representatives of health charities,...
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New $400, 000 Award To Advance Respiratory Research

May 17th, 2019
Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lung Association is proud to announce the launch of a new competition that gives emerging clinician scientists an opportunity to focus on their research. The new CIHR-ICRH/AZ Canada/ CLA...
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The Lung Association: Plain and standardized packaging a key measure towards a future free of tobacco

May 1st, 2019
MAY 1, 2019, OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lung Association applauds Health Canada for its strong commitment to plain and standardized tobacco packaging. The regulations, first proposed last June, are finalized and...
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Federal Budget: Promising start, but more needs to be done

March 20th, 2019
Ottawa, ON– The Canadian Lung Association applauds the government’s focus on access to medication in the federal budget released on March 19. The introduction of the Canadian Drug Agency prioritizes access to medicine,...
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New vaping marketing restrictions a good start: The Canadian Lung Association

February 5th, 2019
Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lung Association supports The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health’s, announcement of regulatory measures that would further restrict vaping advertisements in order to help...
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New report shows Canadians living with asthma are missing out on their lives despite thinking their asthma is well managed

January 24th, 2019
The Lung Association wants to help Canadians gain control of their asthma Toronto, Ontario – 24 January 2019 – Moving the Dial on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma, a national asthma report released today by The...
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The Lung Association Congratulates National Award Recipients

December 20th, 2018
Ottawa, ON - The Lung Association – National would like to congratulate  all of the amazing recipients of our 2018 national awards. This year there were four awards presented across Canada – The Patron’s Award,...
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