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The Canadian Lung Association applauds the federal government for their commitment to phase-out coal-fired power plants.

November 23rd, 2016
OTTAWA—The Canadian Lung Association applauds the federal government for their commitment to phase-out coal-fired power plants across Canada by 2030.“Ending the use of coal-fired power plants in Canada will help...
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This Lung Month we make breathing matter

November 1st, 2016
Ottawa, ON - November is Lung Month and this year, The Lung Association is celebrating with a new brand and a challenge for all Canadians. Breathing is at the core of everything the Lung Association does – whether it is...
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Survey: Asthma Not Well-Controlled for Most Canadians

October 25th, 2016
Survey by The Lung Association reveals 9 in 10 Canadians with asthma do not have it under control41% do not exercise at all due to their asthma33% miss school, work, or other social activities due to their asthma Survey...
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Butting out: Innovative strategies needed to reduce tobacco

October 7th, 2016
KINGSTON, Ont. – The Lung Association joined scores of health and research experts last weekend to discuss strategies to eliminate commercial tobacco use in Canada.  The Tobacco Endgame – a summit hosted by Queen’s...
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Lifetime achievement award presented to Dr.Graham

July 19th, 2016
The Lung Association is proud to present the Life Membership Award to Dr. Brian Graham, the CEO of Saskatchewan Lung Association. The award for distinguished leadership and outstanding commitment to advance the mission...
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COPD: New Report Highlights Benefits of Preventative Health Support

June 21st, 2016
OTTAWA, ON - The Canadian Lung Association celebrates the efforts of The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) for their innovative approach to patient centric care and bringing attention to the benefits...
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Plain packaging to become a reality in Canada

May 31st, 2016
Ottawa, ON - Today we celebrate World No Tobacco Day, a day hosted by World Health Organization to recognize the adverse role tobacco plays in the health of the public. This year’s theme is: Get Ready for Plain...
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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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