Consultation - Potential measures to reduce the impact of vaping products advertising on youth and non-users of tobacco products
Current status: Closed
This consultation ran from February 5, 2019, to March 22, 2019.
See the “Consultation Summary” on discussions that took place.
This consultation sought comments on proposed measures to limit the advertising of vaping products.
Health Canada is very concerned that youth are experimenting with and using vaping products in bigger numbers. We are proposing new measures by which advertising of vaping products can be limited to protect youth and non-users from the inducements to use vaping products.
We sought comments from:
- health partners
- the general public
- interested members of the industry
Key questions for discussion
The purpose of this consultation was to get comments on the following proposals by which advertising of vaping products can be limited to protect youth and non-users from the effect of promotion:
- limit the places where advertisements can placed;
- limit the content in advertisements;
- inform the public through a warning on advertisements;
- limit the display of vaping products in certain retail locations.
Manager, Regulations Division
Tobacco Products Regulatory Office
Tobacco Control Directorate
CSCB, Health Canada
0301A-150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
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