Saturday, November 21, 2015

New Menthol Tobacco Product Concerns Cancer Society

A new tobacco product that is attractive to younger smokers is bad news says the Canadian Cancer Society.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Canadian Cancer Society criticizes new menthol "capsule" cigarettes as latest gimmick attractive to kids

The Canadian Cancer Society is fuming about a new tobacco industry gimmick that they say is attractive to new young smokers.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

New study: More Canadian youth smoking hookahs; don’t think it’s a health risk

A new survey of over 27,000 teen-aged high school students across Canada showed that even as cigarette smoking has declined, hookah, or water pipe smoking of herbal shisha has increased.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Harper Government Moves Forward to Regulate Salvia

Canada NewsWire

OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2015

Will protect Canadians from its potentially harmful effects

OTTAWA, Aug. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced further steps to protect Canadian youth from dangerous drugs. The regulatory amendments are to further restrict Salvia divinorum (also known as salvia), and its preparations and derivatives. The regulations will be published in Canada Gazette, Part II on August 12, 2015.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Binge drinking growing problem among Island teens

A new report says alcohol is the most prevalent drug among students in this province.

The Prince Edward Island Student Drug Use Report released last week by the provincial government reveals that alcohol has been the predominant drug of choice for P.E.I. teens over the last nine years and continues to be the No. 1 drug used by youth in the province.

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