B.C. adds sales tax to cigarettes, other tobacco products
The province is now collecting the PST on tobacco products which includes cigars, chewing tobacco, raw tobacco and cigarette packs.
Sales of Juul e-cigarettes blocked by U.S. FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has blocked e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. from selling its nicotine products in the U.S, potentially dealing a fatal blow to the company.
How dangerous is vaping? What we know about its health risks
Most patients in the U.S. who have experienced a vaping-related injury reported using e-cigarette products containing THC.
Sep 22, 2019
Health Canada proposes new vape crackdowns on sale and ingredient disclosure
This proposed regulations mean vaping product manufacturers would have to disclose information to Health Canada about sales and ingredients used.
Here’s how vaping is regulated in each province
The provinces and territories have enacted different regulatory measures in an attempt to deal with vaping.
Nov 20, 2019
Vaping: B.C. orders cut to nicotine content, restricts flavoured products to adult-only stores
Advertising of vapour products is also banned in places that youth can access, hear or see advertisements, such as in bus shelters or parks.
Jul 20, 2020
Vaping: the trend some are using to quit smoking
Vaping is a fancy term for using electronic cigarettes. But how safe are they? An oncologist weighs in.
Jan 8, 2014
City councillors strike down ban on smoking and vaping in Calgary parks
Calgary city council has struck down a potential ban on smoking and vaping in Calgary parks and on pathways after several councillors raised concerns with the change.
New Ontario vaping rules regulating sale of flavours in effect
The rules mean most of the products can now only be sold at specialty vape and cannabis retail stores, which serve customers 19 and older.
Jul 2, 2020
Vaping rate among Ontario teens doubled in 2 years, survey shows
Around 23 per cent of respondents reported using an e-cigarette within the past year when asked in 2019, up from 11 per cent in 2017.
Feb 20, 2020
Alberta getting new vaping tax, what does that mean for young vapers?
The government expects the new tax will not only discourage youth vaping, but also net the province $4 million in 2020-21 and a total of $8 million by 2022-23.
Feb 27, 2020
Ontario bans e-cigarettes, vaporizers where smoking already prohibited
Ontario is set to ban e-cigarette and medical marijuana users from smoking or vaporizing anywhere regular cigarettes are prohibited.
Mar 10, 2016
Calgary convenience store faces dozens of charges related to sale of vaping products
According to a Calgary business licence inspector, the owner and manager of Gemini Convenience Store face 42 counts of violating the Tobacco, Smoking and Vaping Reduction Act.
Alberta introduces vaping legislation to ban minors from buying e-cigarettes, flavours still allowed
Bill 19 proposes stores not be allowed to sell e-cigarette products to youth and that displays would be restricted in the same way they are for cigarettes.
Jun 2, 2020