FEDERAL BILL

Bill S-5, An Act To Amend The Tobacco Act And The Non-smokers’ Health Act And To Make Consequential Amendments To Other Acts

FEDERAL BILL - AMENDS MULTIPLE STATUTES

Royal Assent
May 23, 2018


SUMMARY Part 1 of this enactment amends the Tobacco Act. In order to respond to the report of the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health entitled Vaping: Toward a Regulatory Framework for E-Cigarettes, it amends the Act to regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of vaping products and changes the title of the Act accordingly. It also amends certain provisions ... (Click for more)


House

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Jun 15, 2017 Jan 30, 2018 Apr 27, 2018

Senate

1st Reading 2nd Reading 3rd Reading
Nov 22, 2016 Mar 9, 2017 Jun 1, 2017

Published on May 23, 2018

Bill Summary

Bill S-5, An Act To Amend The Tobacco Act And The Non-smokers’ Health Act And To Make Consequential Amendments To Other Acts

SUMMARY







Part 1 of this enactment amends the Tobacco Act. In order to respond to the report of the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health entitled Vaping: Toward a Regulatory Framework for E-Cigarettes, it amends the Act to regulate the manufacture, sale, labelling and promotion of vaping products and changes the title of the Act accordingly. It also amends certain provisions of the Act relating to tobacco products, including with respect to product standards, disclosure of product information, product sale, sending and delivery and product promotion. The schedule to the Act is amended to add menthol and cloves as prohibited additives in all tobacco products. As well, it adds new provisions to the Act, including in respect of inspection and seizure.








Part 1 also makes consequential amendments to the Food and Drugs Act and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.








Part 2 of this enactment amends the Non-smokers’ Health Act to regulate the use of vaping products in the federal workplace and on certain modes of transportation.

This Bill Amends The Following Statutes

  1. Canada Consumer Product Safety Act S.C. 2010, c. 21

  2. Food and Drugs Act R.S.C., 1985, c. F-27

  3. Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 S.C. 2014, c. 20

  4. Non-smokers’ Health Act R.S.C., 1985, c. 15 (4th Supp.)

  5. Tobacco Act S.C. 1997, c. 13

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