Canadian government under fire from both sides on ‘too narrow’ law review

The Canadian government’s long-awaited review of vaping law is said by critics to focus excessively on youth use of e-cigarettes, and those on both sides of the debate argue that it should go further to look at issues such as cessation and addiction in the broader population.

In a discussion paper aimed at public consultation, Health Canada says the market for vaping products has changed significantly since the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA) was amended in 2018 to cover vaping. The goal of the consultation is to assess whether the law is meeting its objectives and whether it is strong enough to address questions such as the rise in youth vaping.

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