Recently proposed restrictions on branding and logos, as well as exhaustive warning requirements, won't benefit legal cannabis users.
Yaël Ossowski est journaliste et chroniqueur pour plusieurs médias à travers le monde. Il est chroniqueur bimensuel à PanAm Post, représentant chez Young Voices et journaliste d'investigation à Watchdog.org. Il est diplômé en sciences politiques de l'Université de Concordia à Montréal et l'Université de Vienne. Yaël adhère à l'idée que le scepticisme du pouvoir centralisé et la défense de la liberté individuelle sont les principaux objectifs du journalisme. Il habite à Vienne et son site-web est yael.ca. Suivez-le sur Twitter @YaelOss.
Two very important pieces of legislation on consumer products are being debated, which could provide many lessons for the world
12/04/2017 09:30 EST
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a tariff of more than 200 per cent on Bombardier's C-Series regional jet.
09/27/2017 10:14 EDT
Cryptocurrencies aren't a store-of-value nor safe haven for anyone's assets. They're experiments.
09/19/2017 12:30 EDT
Many countries, such as Canada, are focused on implementing the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and universalizing coverage. Others, pushed by the WHO, are leading anti-tobacco efforts. But many are seeking a reduced role for determining health policy at the very top level.
04/25/2017 01:04 EDT
Despite the millions in proposed new spending for getting Canadians unhooked off tobacco, fewer Canadians are lighting up. Looking at the numbers, it seems that even without a heavy handed government, fewer Canadians are using tobacco every year. So what changed?
04/03/2017 12:54 EDT
The grand plans of socialism are doomed once put into practice, several characters surmise, even before the rise of Windrip. But fascism can somehow use that existing path and exploit it for its own.
01/06/2017 11:45 EST
In the U.S. and Canada, thousands of mom and pop vape shops are popping up around urban centers, and there's reason to think these devices could be more successful than legislation in getting smokers to quit.
12/16/2016 07:30 EST
Countries such as Iran, India and China proposed initiatives to limit the market of tobacco and further enforce plain packaging regulations. Many of these initiatives were adopted and will have to be enforced by Canada as a party to the convention. But at no point did the Canadian people get a say.
12/05/2016 01:55 EST
By approving Keystone XL's construction throughout the U.S., a President Trump would ensure prosperity for millions of ordinary Canadians. If that fever catches on, the Energy East pipeline and other pipelines through British Columbia could also provide a boost to Canada's prosperity.
11/16/2016 11:22 EST
A Students For Liberty activist carries a protest sign at the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco
11/14/2016 10:15 EST
While the burn of politics and sport may continue to persist, let every individual know that they remain free to create society as they know best. And to achieve that with their own passions for the ideas they hold dear. We don't need a president for that.
11/10/2016 10:52 EST
We're more likely to accept the dogma of Google, Apple, or Microsoft in order to satisfy our daily desire to be connected and loved by the bits, ones, and zeros. Who would have thought that the great decentralized interconnected nature of the millions of computers on the Internet would lend itself to a centralization of user experience?
10/27/2016 01:30 EDT
When I was a young boy, I remember my grandfather telling me stories of the great emperors and statesmen of the Prussian Empire. He had moved to Canada after the war, but his glorification of Prussia never ceased. Its soldiers fought gallantly, its academics produced reams of important work invoked even today and its statesmen created what we now know as the modern state.
10/18/2016 12:51 EDT
Prompted by World Tobacco Day, activists from the international grassroots activist group Students For Liberty took to Parliament Hill on Tuesday to hand out their "No Nanny" plain-packaged chocolate bars to legislators and federal employees.
06/01/2016 11:11 EDT
The World Health Organization is pulling out all the stops in its effort to turn public opinion against the tobacco industry. Its campaign will launch "monitoring centres" in cities across the world, tasked with unmasking the tactics of the tobacco industry and its attempts to "interfere" with public health policy.
05/24/2016 10:09 EDT
It's a story full of hope among a sea of despair. With thousands of refugees currently awaiting their fate at the periphery of Europe's borders, hoping to reach Germany, the United Kingdom or Sweden, at least one man was setting his sights on the Baltic nation of Lithuania.
04/11/2016 02:14 EDT
The immediate casualties of war and conflict are measured not only in blood and treasure, but also in historical truth. And
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