Consultation – Proposed Concentration of Nicotine in Vaping Products Regulations

Current status: Open

This consultation will open for comments on December 19, 2020 and will close to new input on March 4, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

This consultation is seeking comments on the proposed Concentration of Nicotine in Vaping Products Regulations (CNVPR).

Why

There is a rapid increase in youth vaping in Canada. Health Canada is concerned that young people are being exposed to harm from vaping products. This includes exposure to nicotine that can result in nicotine addiction and an increase risk of tobacco use. Since 2018, Health Canada has identified the availability of high-nicotine concentration vaping products on the Canadian market. These products have contributed to the rapid rise in youth vaping in Canada.

Who

We are seeking comments from:

What

The purpose of this consultation is to gather feedback on the regulatory proposal to set a maximum nicotine concentration of 20 mg/mL in vaping products that will make them less appealing to youth. The proposed Regulations would:

When and where

You have 75 days to send us your comments. The consultation period closes March 4, 2021.

You can find the proposed Regulations and the associated Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement in Canada Gazette, Part I.

How to participate

You may submit your comments by:

Contact us

Manager, Regulations Division
Tobacco Products Regulatory Office
Tobacco Control Directorate
CSCB, Health Canada
0301A-150 Tunney's Pasture Driveway
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9
Email: hc.pregs.sc@canada.ca

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