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Smoking and Tobacco Resources

SMOKING AND TOBACCO RESOURCES

Smoking in the number one preventable cause of death in Canada. Smoking cigarettes and other tobacco products are linked to cancer of the breast, rectum, colon, stomach, larynx, esophagus, mouth, cervix, pancreas, kidney and bladder. Approximately 4.2 million Canadians smoke which causes about 30% of cancer deaths and 85% of lung cancers. Smoking kills 6 times more people than suicides, murders, AIDS and vehicle collisions combined.

Below are some Canadian quit smoking and tobacco resources. At Anne Penman Laser Therapy for smoking cessation, we are here to help reduce the statistics by helping people quit smoking using proven low level laser technology.

Canadian Publications
Make your home smoke-free

Make Your Home and Car Smoke-free: A guide to protecting your family from second-hand smoke.This guide is intended to help families reduce the risks of second-hand smoke in their homes and cars.

(PDF format, 16,636 KB, 44 pages)

Date published: 2015

Make your home smoke-free

Make your Home and Car Smoke-free: Information for Youth

Are you concerned that your parents smoke inside your home or family car? This guide is intended to help you get rid of second-hand smoke in your home and car by giving you tips to get your family on-board.

PDF format, 1505 KB, 1 page

Date published: 2015

 make your home smoke-free youth

Make your Home Smoke-free in a Multi-Unit Residence

Smoking in multi-unit residences is becoming more of an issue as non-smoking residents are concerned about second-hand smoke seeping into their home from neighbouring units where the residents smoke.

PDF format, 2014 KB, 1 page

Date published: 2015

 it will never happen to me

It will never happen to me

Eighty-five per cent of all smokers start before their 19th birthday. Don’t become a tobacco statistic!

PDF format, 531 KB, 1 page

Date published: 2002

 on the road to quitting

On the Road to Quitting – Guide to becoming a non-smoker

If one of your goals is to become tobacco-free, then recognize that you have the power to make it happen. Prepare for a successful quit attempt by arming yourself with information.

PDF format, 3047 K

Date published: 2012

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On the Road to Quitting – Guide to becoming a non-smoker for young adults

No matter how near or far you are from your goal of quitting smoking, this booklet will help you figure out what you want to do and provide the information you need to move forward.

PDF format, 3130 K

Date published: 2012

 quit for life

Quit4Life

Did you know that it takes more than will power to quit smoking? It takes skills and support, as well as your own motivation to quit. The new Quit4Life (Q4L) handbook can help you to quit smoking… for life.

 helping your employees quit

Smoking Cessation in the Workplace: A Guide to Helping Your Employees Quit Smoking

This guide is for employers and others who promote health in the workplace. It outlines the reasons why workplaces should get involved and support employees’ efforts to cut down or quit smoking.

PDF format, 1734 K

Date published: 2008

 tobacco a deadly product  Tobacco: A deadly product

  • 1 Canadian dies from tobacco-related illness every 14 minutes
  • 115,000 Canadians became daily smokers in 2015
  • 82% of current daily adult smokers had their first cigarette by the age of 18
  • 1 in 4 Canadian youth aged 15-19 have tried a vaping product

PDF format, 260 KB, 1 pages

Published: 2016-11-22

 carcinogens in tobacco smoke

Carcinogens in Tobacco Smoke

Tobacco smoke contains over 4,000 chemicals, of which more than 70 are known to cause, initiate or promote cancer and are called “carcinogens”.

Exposure to tobacco smoke increases the risk of developing cancer.

Health Canada recommends that Canadians stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke.

 for who want to quit

For Smokers Who Want to Quit Canadian Cancer Society

This booklet is for smokers who have decided that they want to quit smoking.

 for smokers who don't want to quit

 For Smokers Who Don’t Want to Quit Canadian Cancer Society

This booklet is for smokers who don’t want to quit smoking.

help a smoker to quit Help a Smoker Quit
Canadian Cancer Society
This booklet is to help a smoker quit smoking.

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