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E-Cigarettes, Vaping Products and Flavoured Tobacco
 
Legislation
 
Since January 1st, 2016, New Brunswick's Tobacco and Electronic Cigarette Sales Act prohibits the sale of all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol, in the province. The sale of e-cigarette and e-juices to persons under 19 years of age is also prohibited.
 
Canada's Bill S-5 (An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts) will also now formally legalize (and heavily regulate) vaping and give Health Canada the powers it needs to mandate plain and standard packaging for cigarettes.
 
Bill S-5:
  • Gives Health Canada the power to implement plain and standardized tobacco packaging.
  • Applies many of the existing tobacco regulations to vaping products.
  • Prohibits the sale of vaping products to minors.
  • Restricts "lifestyle" advertising for vaping products, the use of testimonials, or any reference to e-cigarettes as healthier than standard tobacco products.
  • Bans certain flavours — like "confectionery" and cannabis — for vaping products.



Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping Products

NBATC Electronic Cigarette Fact Sheet

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (USA) - Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes (2018)

Nurses Association of New Brunswick Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes and Flavoured Tobacco

Tobacco Use in Canada: Special Supplement: E-Cigarettes in Canada 2015

NSRA-E-Cigarettes: Where are we in 2015?

NSRA: Provincial/Territorial E-Cigarette Legislation in Canada (as of Dec 1, 2015)

NSRA- The Buzz on E-Cigarettes

NSRA- E-Cigarettes: Understanding the Potential Risks and Benefits

Non Smoker's Rights Association/Smoking and Health Action Foundation: Position Statement on Electronic Cigarettes

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada: E-Cigarettes in Canada

Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (OTRU): Research on the Use and Impact of Electronic Cigarettes

Health Canada Advises Canadians Not to Use Electronic Cigarettes

Health Canada Notice- To All Persons Interested in Importing, Advertising or selling Electronic Smoking Products in Canada

BC Healthy Living Alliance - E-Cigarettes

World Health Organization - Questions and answers on electronic cigarettes or electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Quebec High School Students - Webinar Jan 28, 2015 by Annie Montreuil Ph.D

Electronic Cigarette Use Among Quebec High School Students - Presentation Slides

House of Commons Canada: Report of the Standing Committee on Health -
Vaping: Towards a Regulatory Framework for E-Cigarettes March 2015

 

Flavoured Tobacco

Leading From Up North: How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem

Flavoured Tobacco Use Among Canadian Youth: Evidence from Canada's 2010/2011 Youth Smoking Survey

NSRA: Cigarillos: Cigarettes in Disguise 

Cigarillo Smoking in Canada: A Review of CTUMS Results, 2007-2010 

Backgrounder: Cigarillo Smoking in Canada 

Tobacco Info: Cigarillo Distributors Sidestepping the New Tobacco Act 

Freeze the Industry: Now Freezing Flavours 

Flavoured Tobacco: How the industry Baits its Prey 

Smokeless Tobacco: Candy-coating Carcinogens 

Prohibitions/Restrictions on Flavoured Tobacco Products – OTRU 2013 Monitoring Update

Menthol Cigarettes Linked to Increased Smoking Amongst Teens - University of Waterloo Study

 

Waterpipes/Hoohak/Sisha

NSRA - Waterpipe Smoking in Canada: New Trend, Old Tradition. February 2012 

NSRA - Hooked on Hookah: Issue Analysis & Policy Options for Waterpipe Smoking in Ontario

NSRA - National Forum on Waterpipe Use- Final Report 

WHO Report - Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Health Effects, Research Needs and Recommended Actions by Regulators 

Waterpipe Smoking in Alberta: A Report by the Chief Medical Officer of Health February 2012