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School year 2014-2015 : 3 turnkeys activities to mark on your agenda !

August 22, 2014, 12:37 am
modified August 22, 2014, 12:37 am

The Youth Coalition Against Smoking invites high schools and youth organizations from across Québec to take part in a movement in favour of a GENERATION FREE OF TOBACCO!


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May 31, 2014 : toward a tobacco-free generation!

April 23, 2014, 08:48 am
modified August 22, 2014, 12:39 am

In the lead-up to World No Tobacco Day on May 31, 2014, high schools and youth organizations are invited to work toward changing social norms in favour of a tobacco-free society!

What is the most important issue that must be [...]
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Québec Tobacco-Free Week

January 14, 2014, 11:51 am
modified January 14, 2014, 11:53 am

Québec Tobacco-Free Week is an opportunity to get involved in efforts to reduce the use of tobacco in Québec. Whether you’re a smoker, an ex-smoker or a non-smoker, every gesture, however small, makes a difference.

1- Go to [...]
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STICKY-NOTE CHALLENGE : Drug awarness week (November 17 to 23, 2013)

October 29, 2013, 3:53 pm

More than 280 high schools and youth organizations are taking part in the challenge!

Already registered?
You will receive the tool kit (posters, sticky notes and a fact sheet) by November 11th.

How to take part
1- [...]
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The Youth Coalition Advisory Network: A one-of-a-kind experience for 16 teens

September 4, 2013, 5:06 pm
modified September 6, 2013, 10:26 am

They are unique, driven, enthusiastic and proactive, and they’re the terrific teens who make up the Youth Coalition Against Smoking Advisory Network! Aged 13 to 16, they distinguish themselves by combining commitment with [...]
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It’s back to school, as another terrific year begins!

September 4, 2013, 5:00 pm
modified September 6, 2013, 10:27 am

The 2013-2014 school year promises to be particularly productive for anti-smoking groups. As well as act to further tighten Quebec’s Tobacco Act, the Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health is preparing a series of initiatives, [...]
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The “sticky-note challenge”, a hands-on activity for Quebec’s teens

September 4, 2013, 3:29 pm
modified September 6, 2013, 10:29 am

During the Drug Awareness Week, the Youth Coalition Against Smoking invites high schools and youth centres to meet the “sticky-note challenge.” The goal is to help teens realize that smoking is an addiction and express the [...]
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World No Tobacco Day 2013: Free yourself!

May 29, 2013, 11:10 am

Did you know that only 19 countries (representing just 6% of the world’s population) have reached the highest level of achievement in banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship?

Free yourself! This is WHO's message [...]
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Social farter?

March 26, 2013, 3:42 pm
modified March 26, 2013, 3:51 pm

A new publicity that shows the ridicule of excuses like "I only smoke from time to time...", "I'm a social smoker...":
http://youtu.be/fb5q2eie4ko [...]
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Derrière le miroir ! (Behind the mirror)

March 18, 2013, 3:22 pm

http://www.derrierelemiroir.ca (French only) [...]
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The Electronic Cigarette: A New Product that Should be Closely Monitored

March 13, 2013, 2:55 pm
modified March 14, 2013, 10:26 am

The electronic cigarette is already widely available in stores throughout Quebec. But what do we really know about this product? Is it as harmless as we would be led to believe?

The electronic cigarette is a device that mimics [...]
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Last Chance to Enter your Youth Coalition Project in the 2012-2013 Contest!

March 13, 2013, 2:43 pm
modified March 14, 2013, 10:04 am

The Coalition Awards are back this year! In several Quebec regions, awards will be presented in recognition of the exceptional dedication shown by Youth Coalition teens and the adult facilitators who support them.

The [...]
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Della Guérette: Eight Years of Dedication and Involvement – and Counting…

March 13, 2013, 1:00 pm
modified March 14, 2013, 10:12 am

Ms. Della Guérette, Student Life Coordinator at l’Escabelle high school in Cap-Chat, Gaspé, is making a real difference in her community. Her support for the Youth Coalition Against Smoking has had a major impact both at school [...]
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Youth Who Are Committed, and an Advisory Network that’s Taking Strong Action

March 13, 2013, 12:50 am
modified March 14, 2013, 10:01 am

Every hour, tobacco claims the life of one smoker in Quebec. Our generation is determined to change this, because we absolutely refuse to become another grim statistic!

It was under these unequivocal terms that the members of [...]
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Now in its 36th year, Quebec Tobacco-Free Week Has Aged Well!

March 13, 2013, 12:28 am
modified March 14, 2013, 10:06 am

The 2013 Quebec Tobacco-Free Week held from January 20 to 26, 2013 was a resounding success. With over 300 partners and a presence in 40,000 communities, the event was once again a driving force behind public involvement in the [...]
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