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Critics warn of privacy concerns over U.K. using Alexa to give medical advice; Black market Marijuana continues to get cheaper than the legal version

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Britain health partnering with Amazing to use smart speaker for medical advice

Critics warned about risks to privacy as Britain wants to use Amazon’s Alexa to give medical advice. According to The Associated Press, the U.K. health care service said the system would be able to give quick and accurate medical information. They believed it would be especially useful for seniors but others are worried about Amazon sharing the data.

Illegal cannabis almost $5 cheaper than legal version

Black market marijuana is getting cheaper while the legal version keeps getting more expensive. The CBC cited a report from Statistics Canada which said the price difference is almost $5 a gram. StatsCan based the findings on 572 voluntary responses. Canadian’s were asked how often they use the drug and what they pay for it.

Canada ranks third in world for new childhood asthma cases caused by emissions

Traffic pollution is causing one-fifth of new childhood asthma cases in Canada. CTV News cited a new study from Vancouver Coastal Health said pollution is still causing the condition despite better emissions standards throughout Canada. The study added the country is third in the world for new pediatric asthma cases caused by vehicle emissions.

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Lethbridge News

Blood Tribe members vote in favour of $150 million federal settlement in cattle claim

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Ryan Parker seeks 8th term on Lethbridge City Council

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Lethbridge College & University both adopting Alberta’s new “Restrictions Exemption Program”

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