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Lower-Risk Nicotine Use Guidelines (LRNUG)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Supporting clients and their families with issues of tobacco dependence is easier with the right knowledge and tools. These resources will allow you to better address your clients’ unique needs.​



This comprehensive document outlines the recommendations, summary statements, and considerations around lower-risk nicotine use which were developed and voted on by the project’s Guideline Development Group. 
Click here for printable version: Recommendations (printable).pdf


Quick Tips: ​

Developed for clients, this resource offers practical tips to help people make informed decisions about the types of nicotine they use and the health effects associated with the different products, including smokeless tobacco (chew), water-pipes, and e-cigarettes. 

Quick Tips.pdf

Click here for p​rintable version: Quick Tips (printable).pdf

Evidence Brief: ​

Developed for healthcare practitioners, this resource provides a quick, easy-to-use summary of the recommendations and supporting evidence for the LRNUG.  
Evidence Brief.pdf
Click here for printable version: Evidence Brief (printable).pdf

Executive Summary:

This document provides background information on the guideline development process, and references used to inform the recommendations.
Executive Summary.pdf​​