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Economy, Health, Highlights, 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 & 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 »

2017 cigarette package proposal for plain packaging in Canada..

Health, Politics

Tobacco: tougher packaging laws coming

Canada will soon join several other nations in the effort to reduce smoking. New sweeping changes to the Tobacco Act which passed Parliament, will come into force in the near future will give Health Canada powers to mandate so-called “plain »

Health, Society

Study: “vaping” does lead to smoking cigarettes

A new Canadian study seems to put paid to an argument that e-cigarettes keeps young people away from smoking tobacco. In fact, the study says just the contrary The study involved some 44,000 teenage students in Ontario and Alberta and »

Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Vaping replacing, not promoting cigarettes for youth: study

A Canadian study found no evidence that using e-cigarettes entices young people to start smoking cigarettes. Researchers at the University of Victoria also found vapour devices are at least as useful as patches and gum for those who want to »

Health, Highlights, Politics, Society

Ontario’s only marijuana “vaping” lounge may forced to close

It has only been open for about a little over a month, and already the Windsor Ontario establishment may be forced out of business by a new provincial anti-smoking law. John Liedtke is the owner of “Higher Limits” a vaping »

Health, Politics, Society

“Vaping” pot OK in public in Ontario

“Vaping” which involves electronic cigarettes looks like smoking but usually doesn’t involve tobacco. The devices vapourize a flavoured liquid which looks like smoke but theoretically without the harm of tobacco smoke. Neverless, vaping is now being treated and regulated in »

Economy, Health, Society

Ontario moves to restrict e-cigarettes

Canada’s most populous province has introduced legislation that would restrict the sale of electronic-cigarettes. The new proposal also would completely ban the sale of menthol cigarettes along with all flavoured tobacco.  The proposed law also would ban smoking on restaurant »