E-cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes have become increasingly popular as an alternative to tobacco. Currently, there are not enough data to assess the health and safety risks associated with the use of e-cigarettes.

Here are information on e-cigarettes and tobacco:

The Wave – Electronic cigarettes pose risks: Lack of regulation raises questions about safety.
Canadian Medical AssociationElectronic cigarettes
Canadian Cancer SocietyE-cigarettes
Canadian Paediatric SocietyE-cigarettes: A danger to children and youth
The Lung Association, Ontario Respiratory Care SocietyE-Cigarettes –Helpful or Harmful?
Gouvernment of CanadaSmoking and tobacco

Are you or your loved ones thinking about quitting? Centre de santé Saint-Boniface and My Health Team (WRHA) are offering “Commit to Quit”, a free six-week program that will help you take the steps to a smoke-free life. We understand that this requires more than good intentions. It takes skills, support and motivation to quit smoking. So join us!