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Health

Heart & Stroke Foundation launches campaign against youth vaping

The Heart & Stroke Foundation is urging Canadians to reach out to the federal government and ask them to take action to restrict the amount of flavours and limit the amount of nicotine in vapes through its new campaign to »

Health

Vaping prevalent among young Canadians

According to new data released earlier this week from Statistics Canada, vaping is more prevalent among younger Canadians. Survey results said that in 2019 15 per cent of teenagers aged 15 to 19 reported that they had vaped 30 days »

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Newly identified threat from e-cigarettes, vaping

It was one of Canada’s first cases of lung problems associated with “vaping”. Now doctors have released findings to show this may be the first case of a different and potentially deadly illness associated with e-cigarette use which differs from »

Health, Society

Chief medical officers issue warning on vaping

Chief medical officers from across Canada have issued a statement of concern about vaping. They are worried about “the substantial rise” of vaping among Canadian youth. And they say non-smokers who vape products containing nicotine are at risk of moving »

Health, Society

Vaping illness report raises alarm in Canada

In light of a recent report from the Mayo Clinic in the U.S., the Canadian Cancer Society is calling for urgent action and regulation of vaping. Over 1,000 people have developed a sudden respiratory illness and at least 16 have »

Health, International, Society

Major vaping product company facing lawsuit in Canada

Two men have filed a notice of claim against Juul Labs Canada and  Juul Labs Inc. saying they were mislead about the safety of vaping, and the e-cigarette firm targets minors with misleading advertising. The papers have been filed in »

Economy, Health, International

E-cigarettes: JUUL ends advertising in U.S, but not Canada

With seven deaths and hundreds of lung illnesses in the U.S, related to vaping, regulators there are taking actions to halt or severely limit vaping product sales . U.S President Trump this month suggested controls should be enacted around vaping »

Economy, Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Vaping: First case of serious lung illness in Canada

After reports of now seven vaping related deaths in the U.S and hundreds of cases of severe lung illnesses, the first such case has been reported in Canada. Doctors on Wednesday said an Ontario teenager who reportedly was vaping daily, »

Economy, Health, International, Politics, Society

Deaths, illness raise the issue of youth vaping and marketing to young people

A handful of deaths and hundreds of reports of lung illness in the U.S. has greatly raised concern over the practice of vaping among young people. The recent deaths and illnesses have caused U.S President Trump to weigh in on »

Health, International, Society

Vaping concerns in Canada after U.S. deaths, illness

E-cigarettes and vaping, was supposed to be a safer alternative to tobacco smoking, and even help wean people off tobacco. In fact, cigarette smoking among youth appears to be on the rise, and vaping has increased dramatically according to public »