The Journal of Adolescent Health published a study on August 11, by faculty from Stanford and the University of California, San Francisco, with senior author Bonnie Halpern-Felsher. Four thousand adolescents and young adults age 13-24 years were asked about ever using cigarettes or e-cigarettes, and having Covid-19 symptoms, tests and diagnoses. The researchers’ bold claims can be seen in the Stanford Medicine webpage pictured above....
The quango has been responsible for many critical failures over the course of this pandemic As we reported on Sunday, Public Health England (PHE) is to be abolished and replaced by a German-style pandemic response agency. Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, confirmed the move yesterday to a chorus of criticism from opposition politicians and practitioners who accused the Government of...

Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey (CTNS): summary of results for 2019

The Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey (CTNS) 2019 measures the prevalence of cigarette smoking, vaping, alcohol and cannabis use among Canadians...

Vaping DOES raise the risk of breast cancer, warn scientists amid...

Exposure to e-cigarette vapour creates 'tumour-promoting environment' in the breast and elsewhere in body, scientists from group of US universities...

N.S. business owners challenge provincial vape restrictions in court

Application to Supreme Court claims interference with charter rights The owners of a Dartmouth, N.S., business are challenging the province in court over...

Global Feedback & Input on the Facebook Oversight Board for Content...

There are lots of calls, every day, for Facebook to take down, leave up, or put back up some piece of...

YouTube now recommends fewer conspiracies — and less Canadian political content

Only a fraction of YouTube recommendations on Canadian political videos are relevant YouTube's recommendation algorithm seems to be trying to actively steer...

Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images

The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a year...

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...
Exposure to e-cigarette vapour creates 'tumour-promoting environment' in the breast and elsewhere in body, scientists from group of US universities found Prof Kefah Mokbel, surgeon at London Breast Institute at Princess Grace Hospital: Study should be wake-up call to those who think vaping is harmless About 3.6m UK adults have used e-cigarettes in past decade; annual vaping...
Application to Supreme Court claims interference with charter rights The owners of a Dartmouth, N.S., business are challenging the province in court over restrictions on the sale of some vape products. In an application filed to Nova Scotia Supreme Court this week, The Cloud Factory Vape Shop Inc. outlines its perceived violations of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in three...

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