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Prince Edward Island bans flavoured e-cigarettes – effective March 1, 2021

2020-08-25T19:13:25+00:00Tags: , , , |

Prince Edward Island becomes the second Canadian province to formalize a comprehensive ban on flavoured vaping products. The ban will come into effect at [...]

New Federal Regulations on E-cigarette Advertising

2020-07-15T18:43:26+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

The Government of Canada is taking a number of steps to address the rise in youth vaping. Among these measures, the final Vaping Products Promotion [...]

Nova Scotia provincial licensing of e-cigarette retailers in force July 1

2020-07-06T23:37:38+00:00Tags: , , |

On June 23, 2020, Nova Scotia Regulation 91/2020 was adopted, amending the Revenue Act Regulations.  These regulations are related to the provincial licensing of e-cigarette [...]

Nova Scotia becomes first province to adopt maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml

2020-05-25T14:45:12+00:00Tags: , , , |

On May 5, 2020, Nova Scotia became the first province in Canada to adopt a maximum nicotine level of 20 mg/ml for e-cigarettes and [...]

Smokers and Vapers May Be at Greater Risk for Covid-19

2020-04-24T18:01:09+00:00Tags: , , , |

Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans in [...]

WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY-May 31, 2020- Protecting youth from industry manipulation and preventing them from tobacco and nicotine use

2020-04-15T14:34:56+00:00Tags: , , , , , , |

Every year, on May 31st, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an [...]

COVID, youth, and substance use: Critical messages for youth and families

2020-04-24T17:55:49+00:00Tags: , , , , |

The Canadian Pediatric Society has published a new article that encourages pediatricians and other health professionals who work with youth and families to communicate [...]

WHO Announces Smoking Can Increase Your Chances of Getting Covid-19

2020-04-24T17:53:56+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Using tobacco products can increase your chance of getting COVID-19. Bringing your hands to your mouth can transfer the virus into your body. Sharing [...]

New legislation for PEI now in effect

2020-03-24T14:14:39+00:00Tags: , , , , , |

In PEI, new legislation establishing age 21 for tobacco and e-cigarettes, and requiring e-cigarette sales to be in specialty stores only, came into effect [...]

Health Canada’s Departmental Plan for 2020-21

2020-03-20T13:58:10+00:00Tags: , , , |

Health Canada will advance implementation of Canada's Tobacco Strategy, a modernized approach for successful tobacco control with the goal of achieving the target of [...]