Give Canadians access to permethrin-treated clothing to prevent tick bites/Lyme disease

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Appropriately used, permethrin-treated clothing is a key tool and a safe tool for preventing bites from ticks carrying lyme disease, especially in children. The ticks and the disease are on the move and children playing in nature are the most vulnerable. In Canada, we do not have access to permethrin products for spraying clothing, or permethrin-treated clothing because such uses have not been approved by our federal Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency. Please support this effort to put pressure on politicians and health officials to give us access to these products. View More Info about this topic at: www.versicolor.ca/noticks

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  • Greg Taylor
    Greg Taylor Canada, Halifax
    Jul 16, 2017
    Jul 16, 2017
    People are already cross-border shopping for this stuff. Personally, I will do everything possible to avoid getting Lyme Disease. Permethrin is a must for me when camping and hiking.
  • Robert Barnes
    Robert Barnes Canada, Halifax
    Jul 14, 2017
    Jul 14, 2017
    Only noticed this site today,....with outbreaks of lyme disease in Lunenburg county, NS, permethrin is an acceptable solution in helping reduce this disease. While we are used to the dog/wood tick, the much smaller deer tick is often very difficult to see in the larval, nymph stages. Problem is increasing.
  • Suzanne Monk
    Suzanne Monk Canada, Whitby
    Jul 11, 2017
    Jul 11, 2017
    Several people in Prince Edward County have been bitten and tested positive for Lyme. People no longer want to camp or hike there.
  • A Farrell
    A Farrell Canada, Oakville
    Jun 22, 2017
    Jun 22, 2017
    Lyme disease is awful! Help us prevent more Lyme infections in Canada.
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