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How Misinformation is Spread

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Apparently it really doesn’t matter if the facts are correct, as long as they get the reaction they want. Putting aside the fact that I need this medication to live normally, AND the fact that I don’t believe a healthy teenager should smoke it until all of the research is clear, purposely spreading misinformation is the cornerstone of social control and bad decision making. 83 more words

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Breaking : Pro-marijuana Ad a hit with parents

Health Canada’s latest pro-marijuana ad makes a claim about higher IQ that has been widely accepted by researchers, but the campaign went ahead anyway after that┬ámessage tested well with focus groups. 185 more words

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Ontario: Anti-Wind Group Attacks Health Canada Study

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Kevin Bernard — Bayshore Broadcasting — December 16, 2014

The head of the “Multi-Municipal Wind Turbine Working Group” calls a Health Canada study on the impact of wind turbines “an insult.”

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Sausage, kolbassa products recalled over Listeria concerns

OTTAWA – Federal health authorities say two meat products sold in Ontario are being recalled due to concerns about possible Listeria contamination.

The recall affects Franz’s smoked black bean and salsa sausage and Franz’s gold medal kolbassa made by Peterborough-based Franz Roessl Holdings Ltd. 70 more words

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Court upholds injunction allowing medical marijuana patients to grow at home

WATCH: Dana Larsen talks to Aaron McArthur on BC1 about what the new ruling on growing pot means for medical marijuana users.

VANCOUVER – The Conservative government has lost its latest attempt to prevent medical marijuana users from growing pot at home, with the Federal Court of Appeal upholding an injunction that exempted patients from a massive overhaul of the system. 446 more words

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Some facts about Canada's overhauled medical marijuana system

VANCOUVER – Here are some facts about Canada’s medical marijuana system, which was overhauled earlier this year as the federal government moved production out of basements and into commercial facilities: 273 more words

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New medical pot regime sees quick growth, but beset by complaints

VANCOUVER – Shaun Simpson has had a migraine headache for the past seven years.

His medical problems started with surgery to remove a piece of his skull that was pressing against his brain. 1,185 more words

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