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About CSFA



The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta is a coalition of prominent health organizations that are working together to reduce tobacco use in Alberta.

Members include:

  • Action on Smoking & Health
  • Alberta Blue Cross
  • Alberta Policy Coalition for Chronic Disease Prevention
  • Alberta Public Health Association
  • Canadian Cancer Society, AB/NWT Division
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, NWT & Nunavut
  • The Lung Association - Alberta & NWT

CSFA's Vision and Goals


A healthier Alberta, free from addiction and involuntary exposure to tobacco industry products.


  • Reducing tobacco product sales to minors
  • Reducing tobacco affordability for youth
  • Holding the tobacco industry accountable
  • Investing in tobacco reduction

Goals Achieved

  • 100% smoke-free workplaces and public places
  • Ban on all retail tobacco displays (powerwalls)
  • Ban on all tobacco sales in pharmacies, healthcare facilities and educational institutions
  • Several tobacco tax increases between 2002 and 2009
  • Prohibited smoking in vehicles carrying children
  • Initiation of $10 billion Medicare cost recovery lawsuit against tobacco companies
  • Ban on flavoured tobacco products including menthol
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