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Edible Cannabis– IWK experts share concerns

For Immediate Release – Halifax: With the legalization of edible cannabis, health experts at the IWK Health Centre are concerned with the impact widespread availability of products will have on children, youth and newborns in the Maritimes. It is expected that edible cannabis in the form of candy and baked goods will be available for purchase as early as December 2019. 

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September 15-21, 2019 is Child Passenger Safety Week in Atlantic Canada

Halifax, NS—September 15-21 is Child Passenger Safety Week (CPSW) in Atlantic Canada. The purpose of CPSW is to bring attention to the importance of safely transporting children, as motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and serious injury for children in Canada. Continue Reading

IWK Research awards scholarships to budding health researchers

For Immediate Release – Halifax: Three Maritime students have been awarded $2,500 scholarships to continue their education in a field that will enhance health research or innovation. The Future Health Research and Innovation Scholarships are awarded on behalf of the IWK Health Centre Research Department to foster awareness of health research among youth.

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