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Vaping industry mostly supports new legislation

Thursday, December 15, 2016 @ 7:00 PM | By Kim Arnott

Federal legislation proposing to regulate increasingly popular vaping products through an amendment to the Tobacco Act is being met with general support.

Both health advocates and industry players are welcoming a plan to legalize vaping products by adding them as a separate category under a renamed Tobacco and Vaping Products Act.

Despite that, specific concerns about some of Bill S-5’s proposed rules for the manufacture, marketing and packaging of the electronic vaping devices and liquids will undoubtedly be raised as the legislation moves through the committee...