Remember Your Neighbours
The Saskatchewan Flax Development Commission is encouraging producers to be mindful of the impacts that burning flax straw can have on individuals with lung and pulmonary ailments, as well as on society and the environment in the broader context.
One of its partners in the effort is the Lung Association of Saskatchewan. Paul Van Loon, the Vice President of Health Education with the Association, says it is more often a case of people being unaware of the harmful effects that burning and smoke can create, rather than simply not caring.
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