Category Press Releases

Press Release: Vaping Regulations Could Be Subject to Constitutional Challenges

Press Release by The Canadian Constitution Foundation – Original article posted here TORONTO, ONTARIO — The Canadian Constitution Foundation today released the executive statement of an upcoming report by Dr. Leonid Sirota, professor of law at the Auckland University of Technology Law School, that outlines possible avenues for a constitutional challenge to current and proposed…

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PEI Seeks to Ban Flavours – VITA’s Response

The Vaping Industry Trade Association (VITA), a leading voice for the Canadian vaping industry, is disappointed by the latest announcement from the Government of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I). The proposed Private Member’s Bill includes measures to ban vaping flavours that help adult smokers switch and stay off cigarettes and restrict where adult smokers can purchase…

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VITA Hires Mark Tyndall as Harm Reduction Advisor

OTTAWA, ON – The Vaping Industry Trade Association (VITA) announced today that they have engaged Dr. Mark Tyndall, an internationally recognized expert in public health, harm reduction and drug policy, as the Harm Reduction advisor to the Association. “VITA is committed to collaborating with Health Canada and other regulatory bodies to inform current and future…

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Ontario Government Will Prevent Smokers From Learning About Vaping Products Where They Purchase Their Cigarettes

Toronto, Ontario– October 25, 2019 –The Ontario Government has announced it will ban the promotion of nicotine vaping products in the very place where most smokers buy their cigarettes – convenience stores – preventing smokers from becoming aware of and transitioning to an option that is recognized by Health Canada and other global health authorities…

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VITA Supports the Alberta Government’s Review of the Provincial Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act

“Vapour products are intended to be used by current and former smokers as a harm reduction tool” CALGARY, October 3, 2019 The Vaping Industry Trade Association (VITA) supports the Alberta Government’s review of the provincial Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act and looks forward to working with MLA Jeremy Nixon as a stakeholder in this process.…

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