• Ian Irvine, the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World and the CD Howe Institute

    Over the past months Canadians have heard the views on vaping regulations of Concordia University economist Ian Irvine.
    Recently the Globe and Mail's business editor gave space to his opinion that taxes on vaping products should not be so high as to discourage people from using them and that governments should do more to encourage smokers who don't quit to switch to the companies' new forms of nicotine products.

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June 11, 2021 10:29am
Four of 13 sub-national governments have adopted measures to end the sale of vaping liquids with flavours other than tobacco. What is taking @GovCanHealth so long?
(list of Canadian regs here: https://t.co/0Iqkg98qZN) https://t.co/UMtK8N4V7B
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June 11, 2021 9:57am
Congratulations to New Brunswick legisators for supporting Jean-Claude d'Amours' bill to ban flavoured e-cigarettes! This is a very important step forward.
May 31, 2021 3:42pm
Congratulations to Newfoundland and Labrador for a decisive and important public health move! https://t.co/7blEYd2jOw
May 31, 2021 10:42am
Congratulations to Nunavut for adopting Canada's strongest tobacco laws.
(and thank you to Minister Lorne Kusugak, and the leaders work work with him for making it happen.)

https://t.co/hpbmqfESvx https://t.co/4SPLURIG8b
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May 28, 2021 12:06pm
Quebec health organizations express concerns about delays in protecting young people from vaping products. We too hope that @cdube_sante will soon bring in the comprehensive measures that are needed.

https://t.co/qYJadUZ0uM https://t.co/KtX8LN9Pwx
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May 25, 2021 5:48pm
Netherlands gpvernment finalizes plans to ban flavours other than tobacco in e-cigarettes.

Bravo!, @paulblokhuis



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