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Are there pros to taking probiotics?

For the last decade, food companies have been priding themselves on adding probiotics to everyday nutritional staples like yogurt, cereal and even dark chocolate. And the public has been gobbling them up. 762 more words

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Are there hidden agendas in nutrition research? Part 2

The secrets of how the sugar industry influenced scientific research decades ago was the topic in my last post. But I also promised you more on conspiracy theories, conflicts of interest and stakeholders and what that really means for you. 624 more words

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The end of ziploc bags is near as capitalists take over Canada's marijuana industry

VANCOUVER — A two day marijuana exhibition in Vancouver is giving people an idea of just how large and varied Canada’s cannabis industry has become — and where it could grow next. 645 more words

Economy

Vancouver expo shows large growth of marijuana industry

A two-day marijuana exhibition in Vancouver is giving people an idea of just how large and varied Canada’s cannabis industry has become.

Natasha Raey is the spokeswoman for Lift Cannabis Co., which put on the event. 110 more words

News

Health Canada releases new labelling standards for acetaminophen products

OTTAWA — Health Canada has released updated labelling standards for over-the-counter products containing acetaminophen to try to reduce the risk of liver damage.

The department says the changes will include clearer instructions on packages that encourage using the lowest possible dose, not exceeding the recommended daily amount of 4,000 mg for adults and not using products for more than five days for pain or three days for a fever. 63 more words

Life

There's an app for that: Aurora Cannabis launches mobile platform for medical marijuana orders

EDMONTON — Need some medical marijuana? There’s an app for that.

An Alberta-based pot producer has launched an mobile app to make it easier for patients with a prescription to purchase federally-regulated medicinal weed. 502 more words

Retail & Marketing

Onbu brand Baby Carrier Recall [Canada]

Canada/Ottawa: Lenny Lamb S.C. recalls an estimated 558 Onbu brand Baby Carriers due to risk of falls and consequential injury hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/32vP304ePB1

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