Daily Archives: February 2, 2019

Meth, marijuana worth $2M seized in Arizona drug bust, authorities say

An estimated $2 million worth of methamphetamine and marijuana was seized in Arizona this week, officials said Friday. (Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office) An estimated $2 million worth of methamphetamine and marijuana was seized in Arizona this week, officials said Friday. The drug haul on Wednesday yielded roughly 200 pounds of meth and 3,500 pounds of weed, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s ...

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'It's just gouging': WestJet charges $30 checked bag fee in US dollars, sparking complaints

Some WestJet passengers are crying foul after getting hit with a $30 checked bag fee charged in U.S. dollars. “This is a pretty sneaky and dirty way to squeeze extra money out of your customers,” said Taryn Zielke who recently had to pay the fee. On Aug. 28, WestJet began charging baggage fees in U.S. dollars for return flights from the U.S., Latin ...

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Calgary Health Show scrubs appearance by David Stephan

Organizers of a health and wellness expo being held in Calgary this weekend have cancelled a scheduled presentation by a man awaiting a new trial for the meningitis death of his infant son. David Stephan was scheduled to speak at the Calgary Health Show, being held Saturday and Sunday at the BMO Centre on the Stampede grounds, however organizers issued ...

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Vaping may be creating a new generation of nicotine addicts

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. The bathroom doors are coming off, students are being hauled into the principal’s office and teachers are seizing charging devices in class as the vaping craze sweeps ...

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What to expect from Monday's emergency summit on Venezuela

One of Canada’s top former diplomats says that Canadians shouldn’t expect to see much more than a statement of principles coming out of an emergency Lima Group meeting on Venezuela that Ottawa is hosting Monday. “I would expect there would be a declaration asking for movement forward, asking for continued respect for human rights and really putting it on the line that ...

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