Health groups call for immediate federal action to protect young people from the risks of vaping products.

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Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian Lung Association, Canadian Medical Association Heart & Stroke, Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada, Action on Smoking and Health (Alberta), Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control, Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco Protection delayed is protection denied: Health groups call for immediate federal action to protect young people from the risks of vaping products. Today...

Why so anodyne? Canadians need strong, effective and truthful warnings on e-cigarette packages

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Why so anodyne? Canadians need strong, effective and truthful warnings on vaping packages The federal government summer season of no-big-decisions usually runs from third week of June (St. Jean Baptiste Day) to the first week of September (Labour Day). Yet on the eve of this traditionally slow time, Health Canada handed public health groups with...

Doctors group calls on Health Canada to clamp down on illegal vaping promotions.

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Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) is calling on Health Canada to strengthen its enforcement of federal health law and to put a stop to youth-appealing product designs and misleading, lifestyle, and testimonial advertisements for vaping products. “Almost a year has passed since Parliament legalized the sale of nicotine vaping products,” explained Neil Collishaw, PSC’s...

Use the Budget Implementation Act to fix the TVPA!

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Text of a letter sent today to the Hons. Ginette Petitpas Taylor and Bill Morneau. Re: Budgetary measures urgently needed to mitigate problems with the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act. Dear Ministers: The purpose of this letter is to draw to your attention the urgent need for the 2019 budget to contain measures to address...

Health Groups Demand Feds Clamp Down on E-cigarette Promotions

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Action on Smoking & Health (Alberta), Coalition québécoise pour le contrôle du tabac, Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco, Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada Health groups are demanding that Health Canada crack down on the recent explosion of lifestyle advertising of e-cigarettes on television, social media and other settings. They are calling for stricter proper enforcement of the current...

Health groups reconsider their support for Bill S-5

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Action on Smoking and Health, Canadian Public Health Association Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada, Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control New developments lead some health groups to reconsider their support for Bill S-5 New evidence and recent developments regarding e-cigarettes have reinforced ongoing concerns regarding Bill S-5 (the “Tobacco and Vaping Products Act”), leading a number of tobacco control...

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