Vaping related illnesses on the radar of the Saskatchewan ministry of health

Sep 20, 2019 | 2:39pm

The provincial ministry of health is investigating illnesses related to vaping. This comes after several people have fallen ill, and have even died from diseases in relation to vaping. The ministry also highlights there is a high rate of vaping among Saskatchewan youth. Chief Medical Health Officer Dr. Saqib Shahab said the province is asking local […]

Vaping-related illness confirmed in London, Ont., believed to be first in Canada

Sep 18, 2019 | 11:39am

A youth from London, Ont., has been diagnosed with a severe respiratory illness related to vaping, local health officials said Wednesday. The Middlesex-London Health Unit had no further details about the case — believed to be the first confirmed in Canada — but said more information would be released at a 2 p.m. news conference. Health Canada issued a warning recently […]

SK government once again being called on to introduce vaping legislation

Jun 21, 2019 | 11:28am

The call to introduce legislation on vaping is being made again. The Canadian Cancer Society makes the call after a Canadian study released in the British Medical Journal showed a dramatic rise in youth vaping and youth smoking with reports that students in Grade 5 and 6 are vaping. Spokesperson Donna Pasiechnik says the government […]