Without real surprise, the Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann has just confirmed that the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Quebec, Sonia LeBel, will appeal against a judgment of the Superior Court of Quebec concerning the vaping rendered the 3 last May, by the Honorable Daniel Dumais.
We announced it a few weeks ago same here and today it is a reality. The Minister of Health and Social Services, Danielle McCann, confirms that the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Quebec, Sonia LeBel, appeals against a judgment of the Superior Court of Quebec rendered the 3 last May, by the honorable Daniel Dumais. The latter declared inoperative certain provisions of the Tobacco Control Act and its Regulations for the Electronic Cigarette, in particular the provisions prohibiting the advertising of electronic cigarettes.
« While the fight against smoking and its harmful effects on health is one of our collective public health priorities, I consider it appropriate to appeal this decision. The Tobacco Control Act provides an effective legislative framework to better protect the health of citizens, especially youth. We will defend these legislative provisions in their entirety. Says Sonia LeBel, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Quebec
The Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control and the Canadian Cancer Society, two organizations that are concerned about the growing popularity of e-cigarettes, among other things among young people, support this decision to appeal this judgment.
« I welcome this decision made by my colleague, in a manner that is perfectly consistent with our vision regarding the protection of public health in Quebec. Smoking, no matter what form it takes, remains a real danger to citizens, and I am convinced that it is our duty to ensure that all possible steps are effective in supporting us in the fight against tobacco. this bad habit for the health of Quebeckers. Says Danielle McCann, Minister of Health and Social Services.
While the decision of the Superior Court of Quebec had been applauded by many vaping specialists, it is now doubt and disappointment that are resurfacing ...
source : Lelezard.com/