Lung health is at risk from Covid-19. Naturally, some Americans turned to cigarettes. Jamie Hickey, a 41-year-old personal trainer based in Pennsylvania, hadn’t smoked in eight years, but he caved when the Covid-19 pandemic hit. “The boredom was the biggest part of it — just wanting something to do,” he said. “It broke up the monotony of the day, and...
Researchers at the Center of Excellence for the Acceleration of Harm Reduction (CoEHAR*) in Catania, Italy have just published a groundbreaking study. It shows that smokers with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who switched to vaping reduced their yearly flare-ups by about 50 percent, significantly improved their cardio-respiratory health, and increased both their ability to exercise and their quality of life. The study,...

Attorneys General to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech

Investigation would add additional scrutiny to an industry already under a federal spotlight A group of state attorneys general is preparing to...

Concerns over social media effects on teenagers are overblown and lack...

Concerns over how social media impacts teenagers’ wellbeing and quality of life have been overblown and are not supported by solid...

It’s Time to Break Up Facebook | Opinion

Chris Hughes is a cofounder of Facebook The last time I saw Mark Zuckerberg was in the summer of 2017, several months before...

Yesterday’s Clean Sweep for Drug Policy Reform Suggests That Prohibition May...

Ballot initiatives continue to reverse marijuana prohibition while making the treatment of other drugs less oppressive and more tolerant. It may be...

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...
Quarantine can end after 10 days without COVID-19 test, or seven days with negative result, officials say The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday announced shorter coronavirus-related quarantine periods ahead of anticipated holiday travel. The CDC announced two acceptable quarantine periods, though noted that the previously-established 14 days of quarantine is the best way to reduce risk of virus spread....
It might have helped him politically if he'd told people. The first volume of Barack Obama’s mammoth new memoir hits next week, but a copy has been obtained by CNN. And among the details they scooped, one of the most attention-getting nuggets has nothing to do with the crucial business of statecraft: Obama, who professed to be an ex-smoker, reveals...

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