Battery Pro Tips for Battery Safety Week

Battery Pro Tips for Battery Safety Week

In recognition of Battery Safety week, we will be publishing daily battery tips each day for the duration of the event.  As they are published, the will be added to the list below. Battery Safety week was inspired by unfortunate rare incidents of Vaping Product battery mishaps around the world where more often than not, we have observed that…

Battery Safety Week (April 23rd-30th)

Battery Safety Week (April 23rd-30th)

We have all heard and seen graphic images in news stories covering incidents related to vaping product batteries venting and / or exploding. Though they are quite rare, for the persons around and involved in these incidents, they are very real, very scary and in some cases cause significant pain or injury. As a standards organization, we…

Briefs Submitted to Senate SOCI Committee on Bill S-5

Briefs Submitted to Senate SOCI Committee on Bill S-5

Below is a list of as well as the actual Briefs/Presentations provided to the Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) on Senate Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Special “shout outs” to Aimee Whitefoot (As an Individual)…

CCCR 2001 and 60 mL “Gorilla” Bottles

CCCR 2001 and 60 mL “Gorilla” Bottles

We are happy to see that more and more Canadian E-liquid Manufacturers (even some outside of Canada) are opting to follow the Consumer Chemical Containers Regulations 2001. We believe these existing regulations, along with the Food and Drugs Regulations are a perfect fit for e-liquid and in some cases it IS the law that must be followed in…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 48 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 48 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Vice Chair) Judith Seidman Carolyn Stewart Olsen…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 47 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 47 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Vice Chair) Chantal Petitclerc Judith Seidman Linda…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 46 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 46 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Vice Chair) Chantal Petitclerc Judith Seidman Carolyn…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 45 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 45 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Linda Frum Nancy J. Hartling Chantal Petitclerc Carolyn Stewart…

Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-generation and third-generation electronic cigarette users

Have combustible cigarettes met their match? The nicotine delivery profiles and harmful constituent exposures of second-generation and third-generation electronic cigarette users

Theodore L Wagener, Evan L Floyd, Irina Stepanov, Leslie M Driskill, Summer G Frank, Ellen Meier, Eleanor L Leavens, Alayna P Tackett, Neil Molina, Lurdes Queimado Published in BMJ Journals Tobacco Control Source DOI: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-053041 ABSTRACT Introduction Electronic cigarettes’ (e-cigarettes) viability as a public health strategy to end smoking will likely be determined by their ability to mimic…

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 44 on Bill S-5

Senate SOCI Committee Meeting no. 44 on Bill S-5

The Senate Standing Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology (SOCI) met today to hear testimony on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate Committee Members Present: Kelvin Kenneth Ogilvie (Chair) Art Eggleton (Deputy Chair) Linda Frum Nancy J. Hartling…

UPDATED – Legislative Summary of Bill S-5

UPDATED – Legislative Summary of Bill S-5

The previously posted Legislative Summary for Bill S-5 has been amended. There were points within the previous version of the Legislative Summary that incorrectly interpreted the intent of the bill.  The updated version is below but the key change to point out is the previously stated intent to ban flavours. This: prohibits the use of…