Consultation – Proposed Vaping Product Promotion Regulations
Current status: Open
This consultation will open for comment on December 21, 2019 and will close to new input on January 20, 2020.
This consultation is seeking comments on the proposed Vaping Products Promotion Regulations.
A rapid increase in youth vaping has been observed in Canada. Health Canada is concerned that young persons are being exposed to vaping product-related harms, including those related to nicotine exposure which can result in an addiction to nicotine and long-term use of tobacco products. Health Canada has identified vaping product-related promotional activities as being one of the key factors that has contributed to the youth vaping problem.
We are seeking comments from:
- health partners
- the general public
- interested members of the industry
The purpose of this consultation is to get comments on the regulatory proposal that sets out measures that could decrease the impact of vaping product promotion on young persons and non-users of tobacco products and raise awareness about the harms of vaping products.
The proposed regulations would:
- prohibit the advertising that can be seen or heard by young persons;
- prohibit the display of vaping products that can be seen by youth at point of sale;
- require that all vaping product advertisements convey a health warning;
When and where
You have 30 days to send us your comments. The consultation period closes January 20, 2020.
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:
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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