WELCOME To The Tobacco Educators Manitoba Community Of Practice

This group is open to individuals who have taken approved smoking cessation training (CTE, TRAIN, TEACH, QUIT, PACT, CATALYST). Inside the Community of Practice, members can share knowledge, ask questions, post articles, and give testimonials of success helping people to quit! If you have taken an approved program and would like to join the CoP please contact




Read our write-ups on topics like

The History of Cigarette Use in Canada

and Flavoured Tobacco and take the

quizzes to test your knowledge!

Latest News and Upcoming Events in Manitoba

• Tobacco Retailer Licence Fee Summary

• New Health-Related Labelling for Tobacco Products (En français)

• Summary of Provincial and Territorial Cannabis Regulations

• The Leaf - Cannabis News: Update

• Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report

• Expanded Responsibilites for Safety Officers, Cadets and River Patrols

• Deadly Cannabis Allergy Highlights Complexity of Condo Living

• Cigar Companies Lobby for Exemption from Plain Packaging

• On Friday, July 27, 2018, the Governor of Massachusetts signed a bill to increase the minimum tobacco age to 21. Massachusetts becomes the 6th US state to do so, joining California, Hawaii, Oregon, New Jersey and Maine. In Illinois, a bill has been sent to the Governor for signature.

More than 340 municipalities have adopted tobacco age 21 laws, including New York City, Chicago, Cleveland, St. Louis, Kansas City, Minneapolis and San Antonio.

Massachusetts will also become the first US state to ban tobacco sales in pharmacies.


• Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

• Cannabis Retailer Social Responsibility Fee and Wholesale Markups

• Summary of Comments received during the Public Consultation

• Health Canada announces regulations to support the Canabis Act

This program has been made possible in part through funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada. The views expressed on this website do not necessarily represent the views of the Public Health Agency of Canada.

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