HABITS

Nicotine concentration in e-liquids will be capped at 20 milligrams per millilitre A new cap on the nicotine concentration allowed in e-liquids will give Nova Scotia the stiffest vaping regulations in the country. An order in council...
Tobacco kills more than 8 million people globally every year. More than 7 million of these deaths are from direct tobacco use and around 1.2 million are due to non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. Tobacco...
Researchers are investigating the effects of nicotine on COVID-19, the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and evidence for a surprising hypothesis: Cigarette smokers are less likely than non-smokers to contract the virus. Cardiologist Konstantinos...
Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans are even being discussed. Anxious times — like a pandemic — can lead...
A recent article published by CBC, “Vaping among Canadian teens doubles in 2 years, new research shows” explores the findings of a study conducted by Dr. David Hammond at the University of Waterloo.  Dr. Hammond’s study...
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*Guest: Vicki McKenna, talk radio show host When you turn on the mainstream media, pop onto social media or just look out your living room window, you’ll find a sea of people who exist cocooned in...
Could a nasty habit have one actual benefit? Male British physicians who smoked tobacco in 1951 had a 30% lower risk of death from Parkinson's disease, an analysis of data from the British Doctors Study showed. Moreover,...
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*Guest: Prof. John Britton, Former Chair Royal College of Physicians Tobacco Advisory Group Smoking kills and so does denying smokers opportunities to quit. While stark, this message is dripping with common sense and is a perspective...
The name Professor John Newton might be a relatively new one to many people in the UK. Those of us that have worked to make the UK the World’s leader in quitting through vaping already know the name well,...
Higher nicotine content in Canada compared with U.K. is blamed for rising use New research reveals vaping among Canadian youth has risen dramatically over the past two years, and experts say it shows no signs of...