Unapproved nicotine pouches recalled in Canada. Which ones? - National

June 19, 2024 by globalnews.ca

Unapproved nicotine pouches recalled in Canada. Which ones? - National

Health Canada has issued recalls for unauthorized flavoured nicotine pouches in Canada. The affected brands include Zyn and XQS, with various flavors and nicotine levels. Consumers are advised to check for recalled products and seek medical advice if concerned. Philip Morris International, the maker of Zyn, supports the government's actions. Only Zonnic by Imperial Tobacco is authorized for sale in Canada. Health experts and officials are worried about the appeal of nicotine pouches to children and are considering restrictions. Health Canada emphasizes that these products should only be used by adults for smoking cessation. Unauthorized pouches are still being sold in stores.


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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