CANADA: Toronto Public Health calls for ban on flavored vape!

CANADA: Toronto Public Health calls for ban on flavored vape!

In Canada, Toronto Public Health is asking the Ontario government to ban the sale of flavored products for the vape, with the exception of tobacco flavored ones, at miners' retailers, such as convenience stores and drugstores. -services.


"I AM CONCERNED WITH THE EFFECTS OF VAPOTAGE"


Public Health in Toronto is urging the Ontario government to ban the sale of flavored vaping products, with the exception of tobacco flavored ones, to miners-accessible retailers such as convenience stores and gas stations.

Toronto's Chief Hygienist, the Dr. Eileen de Villa, would also like the federal government to ban advertising on vaping products in these stores, in addition to limiting their nicotine content.

I'm worried about the health effects of vapingsays Dr. de Villa, who hopes to limit the popularity Of these products in young people. She points out that the percentage of young Canadians who are vaping has increased by more than 70% from 2017 to 2018.

The Toronto Public Health Committee is scheduled to discuss the issue at its next meeting, December 9. Beginning in April 2020, merchants in Toronto selling vaping products will need a city license specifically for this type of product. The cost of the permit: 645 $.

The Ontario government has already announced that it will ban commercials for vaping products at convenience stores and gas stations beginning January 1er. The NDP opposition is asking the province to go further and limit the sale of vaping products to specialty stores and pharmacies.

source : Ici.radio-canada.ca/

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