Cannabis-laced sweets land kids in hospital as police issue stark warning

Several schoolchildren were rushed to hospital after eating gummy sweets laced with cannabis as police issue an urgent warning to parents in south London. The pupils, from the Sutton area, had to receive urgent treatment after suffering side effects on March 12, with more falling ill since. The sweets look like normal gummy bears or similar treats but are infused

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Coronavirus affects smokers more as lung issues raise risk of ‘worst outcomes’

Smokers are more likely to be killed by the deadly coronavirus , a top medic has warned. Studies have shown that pre-existing lung problems are linked to a higher mortality rate – with adults more at risk than kids. Professor Raina MacIntyre, the head of Biosecurity at the University of New South Wales's Kirby Institute, said: “People who had exacerbations

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