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Ahead of World No Tobacco Day next Sunday, 31 May, The Union has today publicly advocated for the prohibition of the sale of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs),...
Last week, the UK banned the sale of menthol cigarettes, menthol filters and papers, and skinny cigarettes, in an effort to stop young people from smoking. In 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said menthol cigarettes are more...
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*Get ready to think! As the world begins to break loose from the totalitarian grip of public health, the enormity of the disaster (created by the hysterical response to the Coronavirus) is becoming tragically clear: Over...
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Even before the Coronavirus pandemic hit, forcing over 50 million schoolchildren in Canada and the U.S. out of class and into lockdown, the strain on North America’s education system was already showing. Suffering from the pernicious...
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*Get ready to think! Is there a winning argument in the War on Vaping? Why is “liberty” a failed argument? How does a fundamental contradiction between “Vaping Saves Lives” and “Lockdowns Save Lives” lead to “the...
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*Get ready to think! (8mins) On Day #50 of the Coronavirus lockdown, RegWatch asks: How does desire become a virtue? Why do progressives eschew logic and rationality? What are the economic, and subsequent health impacts of...
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) is concerned by statements made by Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Strang, while referencing a release from the World Health Organization (WHO). "Quite simply, smoking and vaping may...
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It’s simply astonishing. New studies are showing that current smokers have a significantly lower risk of COVID-19 death than both never-smokers and former smokers when you correct for other variables, including many of the health...
Last week an order in council was signed to amend Nova Scotia’s Tobacco Access Act. The new regulations will restrict nicotine concentrations to 20 milligrams per millilitre, a measure the Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) has...
If nicotine turns out to be useful in treating or preventing COVID-19, we already have access to smoking-cessation products that offer controlled doses of it In the wake of my Monday column on the paradoxical effects of smoking...