E-cigarette regulation in Canada, July 2015


ECigIntelligence presents an update to regulation and legislation in this rapidly evolving market. Canada remains an important market with developments at the federal, provincial and local level. This report provides an examination of the changes that have taken place since ECigIntelligence’s last look in October 2014 with a look ahead at what can be expected in the near-term.

Photo: Chris Sorge



The multi-layered regulatory framework • Tobacco regulation – the multi-layered model in action • No federal regulation of e-cigarettes • The role of Health Canada • No authority? • Impact of the advisory • Provincial regulation • Ontario • British Columbia • Nova Scotia • Quebec • Alberta • Manitoba • Municipal regulation • Trade associations and industry standards • Appendix 1: provincial and territorial tobacco regulation in Canada • Appendix 2: market authorisation in Canada

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