Posts by The CVA

Ontario Bill 174 update

Watch as The CVA’s Charlie Pisano, Darryl Tempest and Jesse Kline sit down to discuss the Ontario government’s proposed regulations surrounding Bill 174 and what the organization is doing to try to get the best deal possible for the vaping industry in Ontario:

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Jesse Kline debunks the ‘gateway’ theory in the Financial Post

Governments throughout the country have been imposing onerous restrictions on vapers and e-cigarette retailers. One reason often cited by public health officials is the idea that vaping is a gateway to smoking. The CVA’s Jesse Kline debunks this myth in the Financial Post: Electronic-cigarette users and retailers are up in arms over legislation recently passed…

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Experts debate vaping as a tool for harm reduction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO – The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) hosted a panel of experts through the Economic Club of Canada for a debate on vaping as a tool for harm reduction. Following the federal government’s changes to the Tobacco Act to give vaping a category under Bill S-5, experts from all sides of the…

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Experts debate vaping as a tool for harm reduction

The Canadian Vaping Association recently hosted a panel of experts through the Economic Club of Canada, for a debate on vaping as a tool for harm reduction. Following the introduction of Bill S-5, experts from all sides of the argument convened to express their opinions on the new measures. Panellists Arthur Potts, Douglas Elliot, Michael…

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Canadian Vaping Association responds to federal vaping regulation announcement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO — In response to the recent announcement by the Federal Government on its plan to regulate vaping, the Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) welcomes the Minister’s comments acknowledging that e-cigarettes are a less harmful alternative to cigarette smoking and, in fact, can be a useful tool in helping smokers switch from smoking…

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Jesse Kline explains why second-hand vapour is no threat to bystanders

In today’s National Post, Jesse Kline looks at the science behind second-hand vapour: Not satisfied with having banned cigarettes in just about every place imaginable, regulators and politicians across the country are now setting their sights on fake cigarettes as well. Public health officials and regulators who have battled for years against smoking may be…

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