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A response to Physicians for a Smokefree Canada
Physicians for A Smoke Free Canada (PSFC) recently published a report entitled “Science has marched on: it’s time to update the advice to Canadians”. We can totally embrace the title of the report but reject the contents and messaging.
CVA Legal Fundraising
The Canadian Vaping Association has begun preparing for a legal challenge to save flavours and need your help to fund it.
The Canadian Vaping Association’s Response to the Youth and Young Adult Vaping Project
The Lung Association of Nova Scotia and Smoke-Free Nova Scotia, with funding from Heart and Stroke, released the report “The 2020-2021 Youth and Young Adult Vaping Project.” The study claims that the results of the survey are evidence to support policy changes.
A Review of the Ontario Tobacco Research Unit’s Webinar on Regulating E-cigarette Flavours
The consensus among the panelists was that all flavours should be banned to protect youth. OTRU’s recommendation to ban flavours was presented using a curated selection of the research on vaping, with the sole
objective of protecting youth.
Response to the Peterborough Examiner: Dr. Rosana Salvaterra: Vaping continues to pose a threat to Peterborough’s young people
After review of Dr. Rosana Salvaterra’s op-ed, “Vaping continues to pose a threat to Peterborough’s young people,” published by the Peterborough Examiner, the Canadian Vaping Association agrees with many of the comments made by Dr. Salvaterra.
Vaping adoption decreases smoking rates
The recent study, “The Impact of Juul Market Entry on Cigarette Sales: Evidence of Store-Level Sales Declines from Canada,” has painted a clear picture of the effects of vaping on smoking rates.
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) examines the consequences of taxing vaping
The Canadian Vaping Association (CVA) continues to be a vocal adversary for vape taxation, cautioning all governments that taxing a harm reduction product is counter productive
Taxation leads to higher smoking rates
Taxing a harm reduction product is counter productive, as it discourages improvements to public health and increases sales of tobacco products, our nations leading cause of death.
The is no evidence to support a link between vaping and COVID-19
There is no research to support a connection between vaping and COVID-19.
Nicotine vaping was not the cause of EVALI
The cause of EVALI was discovered to be vitamin E acetate, a prohibited ingredient under CCCR 2001 in regulated Canadian e-liquid. Vitamin E acetate has never been used by reputable e-liquid manufacturers globally.
Youth vaping is not an epidemic
The CVA has always condemned the use of vapour products by youth and non-smokers. Vaping is a harm reduction tool intended for adult smokers.
Flavoured vapour products are not the reason for youth uptake
The idea that flavoured vaping products contribute to youth vaping is a common misconception that has been discredited by the Centers of Decease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Vaping is effective for quitting smoking
The trial concluded that vaping is nearly twice as effective as the leading NRT products.
Vaping is less harmful than smoking
The Royal College of Physicians was first to conclude six years ago that vaping is at least 95 percent less harmful than smoking.