I never expected to be writing something like this. I am an ordinary person, recently semi-retired from a career in the pharmaceutical industry and biotech, where I spent over 30 years trying to solve problems of disease understanding and seek new treatments for allergic and inflammatory disorders of lung and skin. I’ve always been interested in problem solving, so...
Donald Trump reportedly slammed the nation’s leading infectious disease expert as an ‘idiot’ and ‘a disaster’ during a phone call. The president had a call with campaign staff on Monday morning, while some reporters listened in to hear the president speak ill of Dr Anthony Fauci. According to CNN, Trump said: ‘People are tired of Covid. People are tired of hearing...

UK Study: TPD Regulation Pushes UK Vapers to The Black Market

In line with data from across the globe, a study by researchers from the University of East Anglia has found that...

Are ECs successful to help people quitting smoke?

A study by Cochrane Library shows evidence that Electronic Cigarettes with nicotine increase quit rates compared to other replacement. Cochrane’s researchers and...

CVA: Misinformation and Harsh Bans Drive Vapers Back to Smoking

As misinformation and subsequent vape bans keep spreading across North America like wildfire, the Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) is concerned over data...

Mark Zuckerberg calls for more government regulation of internet: ‘We have...

Mark Zuckerberg has called for governments and regulators to play a more active role in establishing rules to control the internet. The Facebook founder called for stricter...

Facebook’s content oversight board plan is raising more questions than it...

Facebook  has produced a report summarizing feedback it’s taken in on its idea of establishing a content oversight board to help arbitrate on moderation...

Time to #deletefacebook

The biggest social media outfit on the planet is in desperate grovelling mode. Legislators and regulators around the world are demanding...

A Year in Review (2019-2020): Ontario’s first full year of legal...

A Year in Review (2019-2020): Ontario’s first full year of legal cannabis operations has been published by the Ontario Cannabis Store...

Secret U.S. document shows Canadians who use legal cannabis ‘not eligible’...

“The people are dumbfounded. When I tell them there’s really not a lot I can do, they’re shocked.” A new policy in...

How to share a joint without sharing germs

When you smoke marijuana in the winter, you sometimes get people with colds and other respiratory illnesses sharing joints. That's your business...
Political ads will be banned indefinitely after polls close on Nov. 3 and the company plans new steps to limit misinformation about the results. Over the past few weeks, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, and his lieutenants have watched the presidential race with an increasing sense of alarm. Executives have held meetings to discuss President Trump’s evasive comments about whether he...
I never expected to be writing something like this. I am an ordinary person, recently semi-retired from a career in the pharmaceutical industry and biotech, where I spent over 30 years trying to solve problems of disease understanding and seek new treatments for allergic and inflammatory disorders of lung and skin. I’ve always been interested in problem solving, so...

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