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Mass. Vaping Ban Lawsuit On Indefinite Hold

Massachusetts' Supreme Judicial Court has put a lawsuit by the Vapor Technology Association on indefinite hold. The lawsuit challenges the state's emergency ban on vapor products, and was signed into effect by Republican Governor Charlie Baker in September. The hold…
John Castle
December 10, 2019
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Prince Edward Island Pursues Tobacco 21

With more and more cities and provinces exploring or establishing new regulations by the week lately, Prince Edward Island is the latest to join in trying to combat underage vaping. P.E.I.’s answer is a measure known in the United States…
John Castle
November 22, 2019
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British Columbia Mulls Flavor Ban

The Province of Ontario finds itself weighing the benefits against the drawbacks of a ban on flavored vaping products. While such a ban would ostensibly be aimed at deterring minors from using vapor products, authorities in Ontario acknowledge the flavors…
John Castle
November 19, 2019
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Saskatchewan MLAs Propose Vaping Regulation

As Saskatchewan MLAs assembled this week for the fall sitting, Premier Scott Moe delivered on promises to propose a package of new legislation, including regulations on the province's vapor industry. Moe's legislative proposals were delivered via a Wednesday throne speech…
John Castle
October 25, 2019
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What is VITA?

Three of the most heavily funded producers of vapor products in Canada -- JUUL Labs Canada, Imperial Tobacco Canada, and JTI Canada Tech -- have founded VITA, the Vaping Industry Trade Association. What this means for Canada's vaping industry, and…
John Castle
October 14, 2019
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Toronto Considers Licensing Vape Shops

In a move said to give officials a more efficient way to ensure age verification at points of sale, the city of Toronto has put licensing for vape shops on the table for consideration. The recommendation has already passed committee.…
John Castle
October 11, 2019