What’s in a vape?
Is vaping a healthy or effective way to quit smoking?
Is vaping turning young people into addicts?
What are the mysterious illnesses caused by vaping?
How is vaping regulated in Canada and Quebec?
So is vaping a friend or a foe?
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Raymond Lepage, PhD, Doctor in Biochemistry