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  • 15 Aug 2012
    BC Clean Air Coalition Update

    The Heart and Stroke Foundation and the BC Lung Association have been working together under the Clean Air Coalition of BC banner for more than a decade. Our objective is to help combat the negative health effects of tobacco use and exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Read about what we've been up to lately.
  • 31 May 2012
    BC Clean Air Coalition News

    On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day, the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the BC Lung Association have issued a Report Card to the Government of British Columbia on its current tobacco control efforts.
  • 15 May 2012
    BC Clean Air Coalition Position Statement

    Many British Columbians living in multi-unit dwellings including apartments,townhouses and condos are involuntarily exposed to a dangerous health hazard in their homes – second-hand tobacco smoke.
  • 16 Jan 2012
    BC Clean Air Coalition News

    Leading health advocates, the BC Lung Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, want the BC government to ban the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies and stores that contain pharmacies. They believe a ban on selling tobacco in pharmacies is good public health policy that will contribute to saving lives, reducing illness, and containing health care costs.
Media Contacts
  • Jack Boomer
    Director, Clean Air Coalition of BC
    T 250 721 4268
    C 250 589 4268
    jackboomer@shaw.ca

    Katrina van Bylandt
    Director, Health Communications
    BC Lung Association
    T 604 731 5864
    vanbylandt@bc.lung.ca

    Jennifer Randall Nelson
    Manager, Communications
    T 778 372 8024
    jennifer.randallnelson
    @heartandstroke.ca