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Feds say kids shouldn't have to smell of pot because of grow house

WATCH ABOVE: Concerns about a Markham, Ont. marijuana grow house were addressed in Parliament on Friday. Jennifer Tryon reports.

The federal government says children in a Markham, Ont. 653 more words

Canada

Grow house near Markham, Ont. school leaves kids reeking of pot

WATCH ABOVE: A medical marijuana operation in a house across the street form a Markham, Ont. elementary school has become a concern for residents. Jennifer Tryon explains why. 416 more words

Canada

Canada’s fledgling medical marijuana industry hit by series of setbacks

Almost a year after the federal government revamped the way medical marijuana is produced and distributed in Canada — moving from home-based operations to large-scale commercial ones — the fledgling industry continues to encounter growing pains. 919 more words

News

Feds spent $7M for anti-drug ads last fall

OTTAWA – Newly released figures show the Conservative government spent more than $7 million on a 12-week anti-drug advertising campaign that ended earlier this month. 152 more words

News

Letter: Health Canada needs to act on e-cigarettes regulation

Imperial Tobacco Canada fully supports the introduction of a regulatory framework that will allow for the legal introduction of e-cigarettes into the Canadian marketplace. We feel it is of utmost importance that this framework puts product quality and consumer safety as a priority, while reflecting the unique nature of the product — that they are not tobacco products and should thus not be regulated in the same way. 70 more words

Health And Fitness

Trying to Quit Smoking?

If you’ve made a great new year’s resolution, but are needing a little support, check out Health Canada’s information and tips to help quit, and stay quit!  55 more words

Health & Wellness

Maybe Too Busy Approving Ineffective Vaccines . . .

. . . or not wanting to offend Big Pharma’s ability to turn a buck.

How Health Canada Failed to Uphold Its Own Pharmaceutical Ad Standards… 8 more words

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