Smoking and Tobacco use

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Quitting smoking is the single most important thing you can do to improve your health and prevent serious diseases.

Resources


A teacher's resource for healthy living: nutrition, physical activity, smoking

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Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative: diabetes and smoking don't mix

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Various links

Benefits and tips to quitting smoking during pregnancy

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Quitting during pregnancy

Benefits of quitting smoking

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Getting away from tobacco use

Common questions about smoking and pregnancy

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Pregnancy and smoking

Community locator for smoking cessation

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Help lines

Consumer Information - Cannabis (Marihuana, marijuana)

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General information

Different forms of tobacco and its effects

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General information

Effects from tobacco use

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Tobacco and its effects

Effects of smokeless tobacco on oral health

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Effects of smoking tobacco on oral health

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Tobacco and its effects

Factors that influence children and adolescents to smoke

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Facts about smoking

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General information

Facts about smoking: is there a safe tobacco

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General information

Facts about smoking: teens and smoking

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General information

Facts about smoking: what's in cigarettes

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General information

Further information if smoking helps you relax

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Get help to quit smoking

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Smoking and Tobacco use

Health Canada resources on tobacco

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General information

How people get addicted to smoking

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How second-hand smoke hurts your health

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Second-hand and third-hand smoke

How smoking hurts your health

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Tobacco and its effects

How to access the smokers' help line

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Help lines

How to quit smoking

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General information

Impact of smoking on young healthy adults

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Tobacco and its effects

Information and facts on children and second-hand smoke

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Second-hand and third-hand smoke

Information if smoking helps you relate to your family and friends

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Information if you are addicted and can't seem to stop smoking

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Getting away from tobacco use

Information if you are not interested to quit smoking

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Information on how smoking is addictive and its negative health affects

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Getting away from tobacco use

Information on nicotine and health effects of smoking

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Tobacco and its effects

Information on pregnancy and second-hand smoke: quitting smoking while pregnant

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Pregnancy and smoking

Information on third-hand smoke

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Second-hand and third-hand smoke

Interactive quiz for you to better understand the potential costs of smoking

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General information

Medications to help you quit smoking

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Getting away from tobacco use

Nicotine dependence information

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General information

Nicotine dependency resources

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On the Road to Quitting Guides to Becoming a Non-Smoker

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On the Road to Quitting smoking program overview

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To stop smoking

On the road to quitting: guide to become a non-smoker

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Getting away from tobacco use

One step at a time: for smokers who want to quit

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To stop smoking

Provincial lung associations contact information

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General information

Quit4Life handbook for youth

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Various links

Quitting smoking

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General information

Resources for quitting smoking, facts about smoking and second hand smoke

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To stop smoking

Resources on smoking cessation

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Various links

Self assessment guide to find out if you are ready to quit smoking

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Getting away from tobacco use

Smokers' help line

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Help lines

Smokers' Helpline Online

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Stress and smoking

Smokers' helpline online: access to resources based on postalcode search

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Help lines

Smokers' helpline: online support group

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Help lines

Smoking, heart disease and stroke: tips for becoming smoke-free

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Becoming tobacco-free has huge health benefits – for you as well as those around you.

Smoking, heart disease and stroke: why it is important to quit

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Getting away from tobacco use

Smoking/tobacco general information

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General information

Strategies and tips from First Nations people who have quit non-traditional tobacco use

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Information for Aboriginal Peoples

Suggested links on how to quit smoking

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To stop smoking

Talking to children about smoking

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The facts about second-hand smoke

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Second-hand and third-hand smoke

The facts about smoking and pregnancy

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Pregnancy and smoking

Tips for reducing your chances of gaining weight after quitting smoking

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Tips on how to help a friend quit smoking

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Tips on protecting yourself from second-hand and third-hand smoke

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Tips to help you quit smoking

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General information

Tobacco reduction: links to national organizations

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General information

Toxins found in cigarette smoke

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General information

Traditional and non-traditional uses of tobacco

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Walk/Run to a Smoke-Free Life

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Run to Quit

Why it is hard to quit smoking

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Getting away from tobacco use

Withdrawal symptoms from smoking

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Getting away from tobacco use

Documents


Guidelines on youth substance abuse prevention: family skills program

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Just breathe: becoming and remaining smoke free [PDF]

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Various links

Non-Medical Cannabis Resource: Ontario

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It is important to provide a safe, non-judgmental environment that allows for open dialogue. Counsel patients that use non-medical cannabis on harm reduction techniques and potential risk factors.

Stop Smoking: a cessation resource for those who work with women

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To stop smoking