Bill 174, Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017

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Bill 174, Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017

Well sure why shouldn’t the provincial government use the same multi- subject legislation tactic? The sneaky underhanded move seems to be moving things along federally. I guess things like truth and responsibility are a hinderance to a victory speech at the next election. Stupid freedoms!
Schedule 3 Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015 are repealed and replaced by the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017.The new Act applies to tobacco products, vapour products and medical cannabis, and to other products and substances that may be prescribed in the regulations.Some of the provisions of the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 are set out below.

  • It is prohibited to sell or supply tobacco products, vapour products and prescribed products and substances to persons under 19.
  • Restrictions are placed on the display and promotion of tobacco products, tobacco product accessories, vapour products and prescribed products and substances.
  • The sale of tobacco products, vapour products and prescribed products and substances is prohibited in certain places. (Some examples: pharmacies, hospitals and schools.)
  • Prescribed signs in retail stores are required with respect to tobacco products, vapour products and prescribed products and substances.
  • Tobacco products, vapour products and prescribed products and substances must be packaged in accordance with the regulations.
  • Restrictions are placed on the sale of flavoured tobacco products and certain flavoured vapour products and prescribed products and substances.
  • Subject to certain exceptions, vending machines for selling tobacco products, vapour products and prescribed products and substances are prohibited.
The smoking of tobacco or medical cannabis, the use of electronic cigarettes and the consumption of prescribed products and substances is prohibited in a number of places, such as enclosed public places, enclosed workplaces, schools, child care centres, and the reserved seating areas of sporting arenas. This is subject to certain exemptions, such as controlled use areas in long-term care homes, and designated hotels rooms. Obligations are placed on employers and proprietors with respect to the places where the prohibitions apply.
  • Home health-care workers are protected from the use in their presence of tobacco, medical cannabis, electronic cigarettes and prescribed products and substances.
It is provided that no one shall do any of the following in a motor vehicle: 1. Smoke tobacco or have lighted tobacco while another person who is less than 16 years old is present in the vehicle.| 2. Use an electronic cigarette or have an activated electronic cigarette while another person who is less than 16 years old is present in the vehicle. 3. Smoke medical cannabis, have lighted medical cannabis, use an electronic cigarette containing medical cannabis or have an activated electronic cigarette containing medical cannabis. 4. Consume a prescribed product or substance, in a prescribed manner, or have a prescribed product or substance.
  • Despite the other prohibitions in the Act, the traditional use of tobacco by Indigenous persons is protected.
  • Enforcement provisions, penalties and regulation-making powers are provided for
Well good thing they are following the recommendations of the worlds most respected Medical College @RoyalCollegeofPhysicians
….in the interests of public health it is important to promote the use of e-cigarettes, NRT and other non-tobacco nicotine products
RCP 

What’s at stake if this passes with the restrictions to vaping still there?

Weeeelllll
  • Smokers will continue to be shamed and ostracized from public
  • The Liberals will have put an end to 1000s of Canadian small businesses.
  • Encouragement to resume the widely available cigarettes which sadly enough will endure.
  • The trampling of the Government’s care when writing laws based in reality and factual Science
  • Proven they care less about leadership and all about Corporate partnership at the cost to 100’000s of canadian lives.
  • Million of lost moments for families who see so little of each other already as they pay for this kind of treachery to happen!
Learn the Facts!
www.VAEPworld.com
www.regulatorwatch.com
PETITION TO REMOVE VAPING FROM BILL S5
https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Sign/e-1237
Join The Vapor Advocates Facebook Groups and learn more about how you can help!
  • Ontario https://www.facebook.com/groups/1186232508057838/
  • Canada https://www.facebook.com/groups/OfficialTOVAC/
We deserve better than this! We elected better than this!
Don’t let them move so swiftly!
After all if you haven’t heard about this?
What else is in their plans that you aren’t being made aware of !

 

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