Category Archives: Nova Scotia

NS Bill 60 Passed w/ Amendments

NS Bill 60 Passed w/ Amendments

On November 20, 2014, Bill 60 was passed in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly to amend the Smoke-free Places Act and the Tobacco Access Act to regulate e-cigarettes and waterpipes. There were amendments to the bill in that were perceptively in our favour. However, one of the amendments was the removal of the only…

ECTA is Presenting at Nova Scotia Legislation (Bill 60 Opposition)

ECTA is Presenting at Nova Scotia Legislation (Bill 60 Opposition)

ECTA Chair, Daniel David will be presenting to the Law amendments committee in opposition of Nova Scotia Bill 60 (Amendments to the Smoke-free Places Act and Tobacco Access Act) at the Province House in Halifax tomorrow (November 3rd, 2014) at 4:30pm ET. The presentations begin at 1:30pm ET and they have more than 20 speakers from what we…

Response to NS Bill 60 (Amendments to Tobacco Legislation)

Response to NS Bill 60 (Amendments to Tobacco Legislation)

Make no mistake about it, ECTA’s position is in direct opposition to Bill 60 (Amendments to Tobacco Legislation). This bill will effectively classify Electronic Cigarettes as tobacco products regardless of whether or not they contain nicotine (which also does not justify a tobacco classification in and of itself). The result of this bill will mean:…

Call to Action – NS Bill 60 Amendment Affects EVERYBODY

Call to Action – NS Bill 60 Amendment Affects EVERYBODY

This is a call to action that WILL affect our future in Electronic Cigarettes, Vaping in general and your access to these products. The Nova Scotia Health Minister, Leo Glavine has introduced an Amendments to Tobacco Legislation in Bill 60.  Details can be found here: http://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20141024003 Effectively, these amendments would treat Electronic Cigarettes as Tobacco in…