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  • Vape liquids may release hundreds of toxic chemicals when inhaled, study finds
    The Ireland-based researchers found about 127 acute toxins, 153 health hazards and 225 irritants in the studied vaping products.
    Canada
    May 11
  • New plan to limit cellphone use, ban vaping in all Ontario schools
    The Ford government announced it is introducing limits on cellphone use in schools and banning vaping devices in a move to help improve learning in the classroom.
    Education
    Apr 28
  • A school installed vape and sound detectors. Ontario says guardrails are needed
    While Stephen Lecce defended the use of vape detectors in high school washrooms, he acknowledged the government might need to take a closer look at which devices are installed.
    Politics
    May 1
  • Toxic metals in vapes may pose major health risks for youth, study finds
    The study, published Monday in the Tobacco Control journal, says vaping may increase the risk of exposure to lead, uranium and cadmium.
    Health
    May 1
  • Vape detectors with listening abilities installed in some Peel school washrooms
    Vape detectors installed in some Peel Region school washrooms also have technology to listen for loud noises. One privacy expert worries the technology could expand 'dramatically.'
    Education
    Apr 29
  • Winnipeg firefighters say Anderson Avenue blaze likely caused by vape battery
    While the blaze was extinguished in less than 15 minutes, two people were assessed by paramedics at the scene, with one sent to hospital for further treatment.
    Fire
    May 2
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  • Budget 2024: Liberals look to offset drug plan cost with higher smoking, vaping taxes
    The increased cash flow coincides with the launch of a new $1.5-billion drug plan to offer universal coverage for contraceptive and diabetes medications.
    Health
    Apr 16
  • Ontario to ban cellphones in classrooms. What’s changing and how will it work?
    On Sunday, Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced new rules for vaping and cellphones that will be introduced at schools across the province when the academic year begins.
    Education
    Apr 30
  • Brittney Griner recalls harsh 10-month Russian detention: ‘My life is over right here’
    Brittney Griner was arrested in 2022 after Russian officials said they found a vape cartridge of hashish oil in her luggage at Moscow's airport.
    Trending
    Apr 23
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  • Ontario’s top doctor calling for restrictions on legal substances, decriminalization
    Ontario's top doctor is calling on the provincial government to immediately enact policy that will restrict access to alcohol, vapes and cannabis.
    Health
    Mar 29
  • More security cameras, vape detectors may come to Ontario schools with $30M funding
    More security cameras and vape detectors could soon be installed in Ontario schools, with the announcement of $30 million in funding for school safety in the provincial budget.
    Education
    Mar 28
  • Man with gang connections arrested after vapes sold to Victoria-area students
    Just a week after Victoria police warned that gangs are targeting kids near schools, investigators announced a man has been arrested for selling vapes to kids.
    Crime
    Mar 6
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  • Fire at vape shop in Peterborough treated as arson: police
    Officers early Saturday discovered the front window of the MVG — My Vapour Guy — store had been smashed. A fire was found set inside.
    Crime
    Mar 4
  • 7 face charges after New Brunswick cannabis dispensary raids
    Seven people have been arrested and are facing charges after three cannabis dispensary busts across New Brunswick earlier this month.
    Cannabis
    Apr 18
  • Harvey Weinstein faces retrial after #MeToo rape conviction overturned
    One of Weinstein’s accusers, Jessica Mann, is prepared to testify again.
    Entertainment
    May 1
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  • Fire danger rating in Central Okanagan regional parks raised to Level 4
    The Regional District of Central Okanagan has upped the fire danger rating in regional parks to ‘high,' citing dry conditions and forecasts calling for rising temperatures.
    Canada
    May 10
  • B.C. daycare operator says provincial red tape could close facility
    Stefanie Swinnard has run The Stage Musical Theatre Academy for more than a decade and after the pandemic, she planned to open daycare and after-school programs.
    Education
    May 1
  • Harvey Weinstein’s rape conviction overturned from #MeToo trial
    New York’s highest court overturned Harvey Weinstein’s 2020 rape conviction, finding the judge at the landmark #MeToo trial prejudiced the ex-movie mogul with improper rulings.
    Entertainment
    Apr 25
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  • 2 women sexually assaulted by foster father to sue child protection services: lawyer
    The foster father, Éric Jean, was sentenced to 10 years in prison in November after he pleaded guilty to assaulting both girls.
    Crime
    Apr 25
  • Landmark smoking ban that would phase out sales passes U.K. parliament
    The bill, a key policy announced by Sunak last year, would make it illegal to sell tobacco products to anyone born after January 1, 2009.
    World
    Apr 16
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