Health Canada and its provincial counterpart in Quebec are investigating a widely disseminated Imperial Tobacco advertisement on vaping to see whether it violates advertising laws. The ad in question, which ran on several media platforms, warns of an “epidemic of disinformation” and of “hypocrisy” surrounding vaping. It was launched byRead More →

Two Canadian health advocacy groups launched a public awareness campaign Wednesday taking aim at flavoured vape products, with a pointed advertisement that highlights how the products are marketed to children. The video features an actor posing as an ice cream truck vendor handing out an assortment of sweet-sounding flavours toRead More →

This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every Saturday morning. If you haven’t subscribed yet, you can do that by clicking here. You may think your dog can understand you, and in a way, you’re right. New researchRead More →

We’ve received a lot of questions from readers and viewers during our special series Vape Fail, which has been examining some of the policy failures that led to the adoption of vaping as a smoking alternative and the resulting consequences on public health. This afternoon, The National‘s co-host Andrew Chang is takingRead More →