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Canadian Health Organizations Endorse Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products

May 30th, 2016
In advance of World No Tobacco Day, health organizations are urging the federal government to move quickly to implement plain and standardized tobacco packaging.  This year the theme of the World Health...
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The Lung Association Applauds Plain Packaging Implementation

May 20th, 2016
Ottawa, ON – Tobacco products in the UK and France will no longer have attractive branding features that appeal to youth and children. As of May 20, 2016 both will implement plain and standardized packaging regulations...
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The Canadian Lung Association welcomes new legislation to ban menthol cigarettes

May 2nd, 2016
Ottawa –The Canadian Lung Association welcomes today’s announcement from Health Minister Jane Philpott of new legislation to ban menthol cigarettes in Canada."Flavoured tobacco targets young Canadians. This new...
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The Canadian Lung Association wants Canadians’ lung health considered in marijuana debate

April 27th, 2016
Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lung Association urges Canadians and decision makers alike to consider the lung health of Canadians as further steps are taken in the legalization process of marijuana.The recent announcement...
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Celebrating International Women's Day

March 7th, 2016
In honour of International Women's Day, we celebrate all of the brilliant researchers, health professionals and activists who give us their passion, skills and dedication to make Canada free of lung disease a...
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Debra Lynkowski, President and CEO of The Canadian Lung Association presents Sheila Gordon-Dillane with  Alan J. McFarlane Staff Award.

Sheila Gordon-Dillane presented with 2015 Alan J. McFarlane Award

February 16th, 2016
Ottawa – The Canadian Lung Association is pleased to recognize one of their own with a prestigious peer award. Sheila Gordon-Dillane was presented with the Alan J. McFarlane Staff Award during the 34th annual...
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National Non-Smoking Week is January 18-24, 2016

January 16th, 2016
Quitting smoking is the best thing you can do for your health. This National Non-Smoking Week, The Canadian Lung Association encourages people who want to quit to talk to a doctor or health-care professional to get...
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Christmas Seals: Give the Gift of Breath

November 30th, 2015
Pretty up your cards and gifts, raise awareness of lung disease, and support lung health. What’s not to like? Donate to Christmas Seals today and be part of a tradition that dates back to 1908.For generations, Canadians...
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Aeri Health Announces Partnership with The Lung Association’s Breathing as One Campaign, Launches New Mobile COPD App

November 18th, 2015
Toronto, ON and Vancouver, BC - The Lung Association, through its Breathing as One research campaign, and Aeri Health, a Vancouver-based integrated health management company, today announced the launch of a new...
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Lung Month with Red Scarfs

November Is Lung Month

November 2nd, 2015
Every day we breathe 22,000 times. Most of us never stop to think about our breath. But for those who struggle to breathe, it is all that matters.   This November, the Lung Association is rallying Canadians to...
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