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Canadian Public Health Association


2024 Tobacco Control and Vaping Webinar Series 

Building upon the findings and recommendations of the 2023 National Conference on Tobacco and Vaping, this interactive webinar series aimed to bring together professionals working in the tobacco control and vaping sectors to provide practical areas for collaboration and action across Canada. 

The first webinar examined the demographics of, and challenges that the current Canadian population of tobacco users face and highlighted evidence- based and client-centered approaches that can be applied in healthcare and community settings. The second webinar explored policy and programmatic strategies to prevent and reduce youth e-cigarette use in Canada, drawing upon evidence from international strategies to reduce youth vaping and approaches from other areas (e.g. tobacco prevention).  

* Made possible through an unrestricted educational grant from Kenvue Canada Inc.*   

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Survey of Public Health, Public Safety, Health and Social Service Professionals on a Public Health Approach to Substance Use

As part of the Normalizing Conversations project launched in 2020, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) conducted a survey of public health, public safety and health and social service providers to better understand key stakeholder beliefs and attitudes, knowledge levels, and access to information, resources and training about substance use. This nationwide survey, with its broad scope, aimed to generate new knowledge and perspectives on how professionals and practitioners across Canada understand a public health approach to substance use.

Eliminating Tobacco in Canada: Public Health Priorities, Capacity, and Comprehensive Action

This report documents evidence-informed and practice-based strategies and interventions in tobacco use prevention and cessation activities.

Last modified: June 16, 2017

Respecting the Air We Breathe

Young adults are a priority population for tobacco control in Canada. Respecting the Air We Breathe examined young adults as a target audience for second-hand tobacco smoke messages.

Stop Smoking: A Smoking Cessation Resource for Those Who Work with Women

“Stop Smoking: A Smoking Cessation Resource for Those Who Work With Women” is presented in three sections. Section One sets the context about women and smoking, including information on the Stages of Change Model and the quitting process. Section Two is a facilitator’s guide for a group program that is presented in 11 sessions on topics such as self-esteem, healthy weights, triggers and support. Section Three offers one-on-one counseling techniques for health professionals, from brief to more extensive interventions.