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Given the very real health concerns linked to obesity, it is unfortunate that aspartame, which can help decrease sugar intake, should be the subject of decades of misinformation. A similar issue has emerged around another less harmful alternative to a product far deadlier than soda: vapour products that replace lethal cigarettes.
Designed to simulate smoking, electronic cigarettes continue to grow in popularity but uncertainty over possible Health Canada regulations and restrictions by other regulators are raising concerns for...
B.C.’s medical health officer wants a crackdown on selling products that mimic cigarette smoke – even if there’s no nicotine – after an 11-year-old bought an e-cigarette at a Tsawwassen store. Perry K...
As electronic or e-cigarettes grow in popularity, some health advocates want them to be regulated. E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices that use a liquid-filled cartridge that can contain mint,...
While Health Canada refuses to authorize the selling of healthy e-cigarettes, Vancouver's Coastal Health Authority has begun to give out free crack pipes. No longer will crackheads have to stand outside and brave the elements!