Smoking Prevention: Background & Facts

Tobacco remains the leading preventable cause of disease and death in Canada, killing 37,000 Canadians annually.

Knowing the facts about cigarettes and nicotine addiction will enhance your message as you teach your students about the harmful effects of smoking.

For background information on smoke-free legislation in Ontario and how cigarette smoking affects health visit:

Need more information?
Call Peel Public Health at 905-799-7700
Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Caledon residents call free of charge at 905-584-2216

Revised: Thursday January 07 2016

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