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Canadian Public Health Association

Canadian Public Health Association

We are the independent national voice and trusted advocate for public health, speaking up for people and populations to all levels of government.

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Ultime plaidoyer pour interdire la publicité alimentaire destinée aux enfants

June 18, 2019 S-228 est un projet de loi privé déposé en septembre 2016 par l'ancienne sénatrice conservatrice Nancy Green-Raine. Il est appuyé par de nombreux groupes, comme Diabète Canada, l'Association canadienne de santé publique et la Coalition québécoise sur la problématique du poids.

Le Canada légalise le cannabis comestible : quels impacts sur la santé?

June 17, 2019 Qui plus est, une personne qui ingère du cannabis peut avoir des comportements plus à risques qu'une qui en fume. "Lorsque vous le mangez (le cannabis NDLR), ça prend au moins une heure. Un cas typique est quelqu’un habitué à fumer qui mange un premier brownie et, ne sentant rien, en mange un autre…
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Commitment to truth and reconciliation


CPHA's office is located on the original, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg people. They have been the guardians of this land for millennia and CPHA is grateful for the example their stewardship provides. CPHA is committed to working with all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and their governments in realizing meaningful truth and reconciliation.

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