Canadians Call for an End to the Ban on Electronic Cigarettes

lindsayfox
by lindsayfox
15 Comments
November 12, 2012
The author's views below are his or her own and may not reflect the views of Ecig Advanced

Canadians trying to quit smoking want their government to end the ban on electronic cigarettes. These devices are freely available in the United States and in other parts of the world and are proving to be the smoker’s best way of quitting the habit (read the entire story here).

 

Since these products are not available in Canada, people living there have to bring them across the border on their own or even order them online. However, people think that this policy is very unreasonable, especially since many of them use electronic cigarettes as an alternative to smoking. The Canadian citizens as well as the officials realize that e-cigarettes are safe. So a valid reason for the ban on these products could be that the tobacco companies are involved in having these bans heavily enforced in Canada.

 

Health Canada has maintained a very firm stance against electronic cigarettes. However, the anti-smoking advocates say that the government’s position is misguided and will hamper the efforts of people who are trying to quit smoking. As a matter of fact, many Canadians who are already using electronic cigarettes are very upset by this position adopted by their government, especially since smoking is responsible for the deaths of more than 40,000 Canadians annually.

 

Comments

15 Responses to “Canadians Call for an End to the Ban on Electronic Cigarettes”

  1. Tunatron on November 13th, 2012 9:49 pm

    Great article, I hope that Canadian policy makers pay attention to the side of reason.

  2. John on November 15th, 2012 4:33 am

    I sure am glad I don’t live in Canada. Good Article though!

  3. Karla Lyle (Msv8PR) on November 26th, 2012 10:23 pm

    I think we need to stand against the ban in Canada. If they have a ban it only has a negative impact on vaping as a whole and gives people the perception that ecigs are bad when they really aren’t.

  4. Chad on December 3rd, 2012 10:56 am

    The more I think about this, the madder I get, and I’m not even Canadian!

  5. Karla Lyle (Msv8PR) on December 10th, 2012 12:34 am

    I just hope that doesn’t happen here.

  6. Johnathan Brown on December 10th, 2012 11:28 pm

    That makes two of us Karla. I feel bad that they have to deal with this stuff.

  7. Philippe on December 21st, 2012 8:49 pm

    If you want to know, in canada, the disposable ecig (without nicotine) can be sell here, also, all gear can be legally buy here. But you canoot buy nicotine e-juice legally, here in quebec area, they have some people who doing e-juice for resell, artisanal production. Also, health canada dont be too heavy with little sellers in flea markets or with little store. The secret are to stay small and low profile too stay in business.

  8. Anthony Delahoussaye on December 26th, 2012 2:42 pm

    I hope it doesnt happen.

  9. sugasmacks on December 31st, 2012 12:50 am

    I hope it doesn’t happen..then we’d likely be next.

  10. slap_maxwell on January 7th, 2013 5:52 am

    If we allow any government to ban e-cigarettes, we’re toast. And I don’t just me “we” as vapers….

  11. brianwilson on January 28th, 2013 7:55 pm

    We need to help the Canadians FIGHT BACK !!

  12. lindsayfox on January 28th, 2013 7:59 pm

    I agree, the Canadians must fight back for their rights.

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