• 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.
    Jul 2
  • 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.
    Jun 23
  • 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.  
    Jun 17
  • 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
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  • 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.
    Jun 8
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  • 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
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  • 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.
    May 9
  • 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
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