OTTAWA, Nov 19th 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - On Tuesday November 20th, health groups will call on Health Canada to crack down on the recent explosion of lifestyle advertising of e-cigarettes on television, social media and other settings. They will be demanding proper enforcement of the current law as well as the urgent development of regulations to ensure Canadian children are protected from all advertising for e‑cigarettes.
"While the FDA is funding research on youth vaping, is responding to new evidence, is talking tough and is taking action, Health Canada is keeping a low profile and is using its public comments to minimize concerns about the impact of nicotine marketing on our children," says Flory Doucas, co-director of the Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control.
<< Date: Tuesday November 20th 2018, 10h00 am
Place: 130-S, Center Block of Parliament >>
Will be present:
- Neil Collishaw, Research Director of Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada
- Flory Doucas, spokesperson of the Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control
- Les Hagen, Executive Director of Action on Smoking & Health (Alberta)
- Don Davies, NDP Health critic and member of the Standing Committee on Health
Will be presented:
- Samples of e-cigarette advertisements on TV, on social media and at point of sale
SOURCE Quebec Coalition for Tobacco Control
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