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10 Anti-Tobacco Champions Celebrated During Non-Smoking Week

Darlene with Veda - Award Photo

A fearless smoke-free housing advocate, a trailblazing post-secondary institution, and a retired city councillor are among 10 individuals and organizations recognized as 2013 Champions for Tobacco-Free Living Award Winners by the BC Lung Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation (BC & Yukon). The awards, launched for the first time this year, will be presented during National Non-Smoking Week (January 20 to 26, 2013). Winners were nominated by community members, public health staff and health care professionals in BC, all of whom felt their nominees were making great advances to clear the air of second-hand smoke, help people quit and

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