Bill S-5: YM32-3/421-S5E-PDF

An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts /

"Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (short title: Tobacco and Vaping Products Act) was introduced in the Senate on 22 November 2016 by Senator Peter Harder. The bill proposes amendments that would implement a legislative framework under the Tobacco Act for vaping products. Among other things, the bill: prohibits the sale of vaping products (as defined in the bill) to minors, including sending a vaping product to a minor; prohibits the use in vaping products of flavours that appeal to youth; requires manufacturers to submit information about a vaping product to the Minister of Health before the product can be sold; restricts advertising of vaping products; and increases penalties for tobacco-related offences. The bill also introduces provisions to permit the implementation of plain packaging requirements for tobacco products"--Background, p. 1.

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Title Bill S-5
Subtitle An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts /
Series Title Legislative summary ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Projet de loi S5 : Loi modifiant la Loi sur le tabac, la Loi sur la santé des non-fumeurs et d’autres lois en conséquence. Cover title. "14 December 2016."
Date c2017.
Number of Pages ii, 20 p.
Catalogue Number
  • YM32-3/421-S5E-PDF
Subject Terms Smoking prevention, Tobacco industry, Legislation