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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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The Canadian Lung Association Celebrates Governor General’s Patronage

October 18th, 2018
Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Lung Association is honoured to announce that Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has confirmed her viceregal patronage.“We have enjoyed a wonderful...
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Message from the president and CEO: Smoking Cannabis and Lung Health

October 17th, 2018
As of October 17th, 2018 cannabis will be legal in Canada.The Canadian Lung Association aspires to a future free of lung disease. Prevention is one key element that could help us towards this future. We caution the...
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Survey: Stigma isolates Canadians with lung disease

October 2nd, 2018
Canadians with lung disease report social isolation, self-blame and delayed treatment because of stigma surrounding their disease.According to a recent survey of 1500 Canadians, created by The Canadian Lung Association...
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The Lung Association applauds plain and standardized packaging regulations

June 22nd, 2018
OTTAWA, ON - The Lung Association is pleased with the recent announcement of the adoption of plain and standardized tobacco packaging, which will place Canada once again as a global leader in tobacco control.“Tobacco...
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Federal Budget: The Lung Association applauds stronger Federal Tobacco Strategy, investment in research

February 28th, 2018
Ottawa, ON - The Lung Association is pleased with the federal government’s commitment to tobacco control and research as evidenced by its inclusion in the federal budget released February 27, 2018.The current Federal...
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The Lung Association and partners call for federal government to make Endgame a Reality

January 22nd, 2018
Ottawa, ON – It is National Non-Smoking Week and The Lung Association and its partners are urging the federal government to make a strong, new tobacco control strategy a reality. The current Federal Tobacco Control...
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Making Breathing Matter this National Non-Smoking Week

January 19th, 2018
Ottawa – National Non-Smoking Week is January 21 – 28, 2018. The third week of January has been synonymous with National Non-Smoking Week for several decades. Each year, Canadians are given the opportunity to resolve to...
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