Flavour Ban Fever | Canadian Provinces Threaten Health Gains | RegWatch

November 02, 2023 by regulatorwatch.com

Flavour Ban Fever | Canadian Provinces Threaten Health Gains | RegWatch

According to a growing body of research on the impact of flavour bans, sales of combustible cigarettes are likely to grow while safer nicotine vaping products crater. Most alarmingly, where sales of flavoured nicotine products are restricted, teens tend to turn to smoking—destroying the very reason for implementing flavour bans in the first place. Joining today to discuss Canada’s flavour ban fever is Dr. Michael Pesko, the J. Rhoads Foster Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at the University of Missouri.


12.50% of the adult population are current smokers. There are approximately 3.9 million current smokers in Canada 14.80% of men are current smokers but only 10.20% of women.
SOURCE: GSTHR

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