Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco

Algoma Public Health

Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco

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Commercial tobacco continues to be the leading cause of preventable death in Canada. Tobacco products contain nicotine, which is a substance that makes them highly addictive. Nicotine can also be found in vaping products and increases the risks of further nicotine addiction in youth and young adults.


At Algoma Public Health, we are here to support you and the community in becoming smoke-free. To address the burden of smoking, vaping and tobacco use, please see the following main topics:



For more information from other agencies:

Health Canada

Canadian Cancer Society

Lung Health Foundation


Last Modified: May, 2023