COVID19

Officials in Nova Scotia say more than 50 litres of illegal vape juice has been taken off the streets in Nova Scotia following an investigation by the Department of Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services'...
In this post you’ll find quick summaries of the E-Cig Summit, day 2. Also see E-Cig Summit Part 1. Contents THR and Public Health Policy Nicotine policy in England: Recent developments and future plans to make smoking obsolete ...
“What we are seeing clinically in South Africa — and remember I’m at the epicenter of this where I’m practicing — is extremely mild,” the doctor said. The South African doctor who was the first to...
The system of political beliefs and demands that have grown up around mass containment increasingly resemble a novel, malignant ideological system. Many are fond of comparing Corona containment to fascism or communism, while others detect, behind...
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Measures to curb COVID-19 hammered tourism and business travel in British Columbia over the past 19-months. Revenues fell by 70% in 2020 compared to the year prior. Considering the industries bring into the province a...
The absolute certainty of losing a job is going to motivate a lot more people than the more abstract risk of dying For those readers who only peruse headlines — which, as anyone who has access...
Our public messaging about the virus should explain the real costs — in graphic terms — of catching the virus. I still remember exactly where I was sitting decades ago, during the short film shown in...
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Federal and provincial governments are causing “great harm” to Canadians with unreasonable COVID-19 mask mandates and restrictions says the organizer of this weekend’s Hugs Over Masks protest at the Art Gallery in downtown Vancouver. Only on...
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...
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...