Consultation on proposals for the regulation of vaping products

From: Health Canada

Current status: Closed

The consultation ran from August 25, 2017 to October 27, 2017.

See the consultation summary report for a summary of the feedback received during the consultation period.

This consultation is seeking comments on potential measures to regulate vaping products.


The Government of Canada introduced Bill S-5 to the Senate on November 22, 2016. This proposed act will amend the Tobacco Act, Non- smokers' Health Act and other pertinent acts once adopted.

Based on this proposed act, Health Canada now wants to establish a first set of measures to regulate vaping products.


We are seeking comments from:

  • consumers
  • the general public
  • health professionals
  • public health organizations
  • vaping industry


The purpose of this consultation is to gather comments on the measures being considered to regulate vaping. These measures include:

  • new packaging and labelling requirements for vaping products
  • information reporting requirements for vaping products
  • authorizing statements of relative health risk of vaping products
  • advertising restrictions on vaping products

What we heard

Related information

Contact us

Manager, Regulations Division
Tobacco Products Regulatory Office
Tobacco Control Directorate
Health Canada
AL 0301A Tunney's Pasture Drwy
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9

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