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Jessica Abdilla
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Our latest media releases

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Newfoundland and Labrador budget includes significant gains for cancer community; delivers on increased tobacco taxes, tax on sugar sweetened beverages, and expanded support for medical travel

June 1, 2021
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Federal budget delivers much needed extension to EI; makes major gains in tobacco control

April 19, 2021
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Canadian Cancer Society commends Halton motion to reduce youth vaping
May 20, 2020
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CCS welcomes Conservative Party commitment to implement annual cost recovery fee on tobacco industry
October 15, 2019
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Plain packaging regulations

May 1, 2019
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Saskatchewan teens smoking at nearly 3 times rate of Canadian youth
October 31, 2018
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Tobacco plain packaging support growing worldwide with 25 countries and territories moving forward with regulations
October 1, 2018
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Canadian Cancer Society report shows 65 university and college campuses in Canada are 100% smoke-free
September 13, 2018
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Canada to have the world’s best tobacco plain packaging requirements
June 22, 2018
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Saskatchewan health groups applaud smoke-free social housing policy
June 20, 2018
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Saskatchewan tenants’ right to breathe clean air protected in landmark legal case
March 20, 2018
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CCS applauds strengthened Federal Tobacco Control Strategy, higher tobacco taxes in federal budget
February 27, 2018
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Poll shows growing support for measures to reduce smoking
January 22, 2018