B.C. restricts youth's access to nicotine pouch products

February 08, 2024 by cbc.ca

B.C. restricts youth's access to nicotine pouch products

The B.C. government announced a provincial sales restriction for buccal nicotine pouch products, including those under the brand Zonnic. The new rules require these products to be kept behind pharmacy counters, in an effort to limit youth access. Purchasers will now have to consult with a pharmacist in order to buy these products. The provincial government hopes that these measures will help reduce the number of young people using such products.

February 08, 2024 by globalnews.ca

B.C. restricts sale of nicotine pouches

British Columbia is introducing new regulations to prevent the sale of “nicotine pouches” to childr…

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