On May 31, to mark World No Tobacco Day, the Honourable Patty Hajdu announced $4.8 million in funding to develop programs and services to end tobacco use. The Government of Canada’s Tobacco Control Strategy aims to reduce tobacco use by 5% by 2035. The Canadian Vape Association (CVA) commends the Canadian Government on this ongoing initiative to save lives.
While we admire the continued efforts to end tobacco use, our nations leading cause of death, Canada’s Tobacco Control Strategy would be more effective if vaping weren’t being miscategorized and vilified throughout the announcement. [...]