As the country waits for Health Canada to weigh in, the rules on e-cigarette use continue to evolve. Here is a partial list of places and business sectors that have created rules to limit e-cigarette use.
Electronic cigarettes are taking a bite out of Manitoba's tobacco tax revenues. The provincial government raised tobacco taxes by one dollar a carton in last week's budget, but is expecting tobacco tax revenues to drop by about 12 per cent from last year.
California health officials Wednesday declared electronic cigarettes a health threat that should be strictly regulated like tobacco products, joining other states and health advocates across the U.S. in seeking tighter controls as "vaping" grows in popularity.
Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.