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POST UPDATE - DECEMBER 21st: Please Note that with Ontario and Quebec going into lockdown starting December 26th, the delays we expected from the Toronto and Peel regions will likely be further affected.  Please place orders well in advance.  For our local customers, we will be offering curbside and local deliveries daily.     Original Post: We all know that this year has been…different. I want to take a moment to discuss how this affects shipping timelines during the holiday season. First off, we have a perfect storm that we already know will cause courier delays – the trifecta: We're entering...

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Blog, Blog Post, CCPSA, e-cigarette, e-liquid, News, Regulations, Safety, Tim Howey, Tips, True North Vapor, Vaping -

When I first started in this industry nearly 8 years ago, I was as about a clueless as I could possibly be.  I’d never smoked, never vaped and never been behind a counter selling either product.  All I knew at the time was that I wished this product had existed when I was a kid so that I could have avoided the secondhand smoke I endured from both of my parents being smokers. The company training me, this company, was extremely particular on three major commandments: Do not sell to anyone under the age of 19 Do not sell to...

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Battery, Blog, Blog Post, Coils, e-cigarette, e-liquid, Flavours, Hardware, Help, How To, News, Nicotine, Salt Nic, Tim Howey, Tips, Troubleshooting, True North Vapor, Vaping -

If you’re new to vaping or considering making the switch, we’ve put together a top 5 list of troubles that some new vapers experience in an effort to help you avoid those same mistakes. Finding Your Flavour Flavoured e-cigarettes have been shown to be a key component in helping adult smokers successfully transition from combustible tobacco to e-cigarettes.  With all the choice on the market for e-liquid flavours it can be a little daunting to figure out where to start.  I would suggest following these two simple steps to significantly narrow the options to something more palatable (pun intended). Tobacco...

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Blog, Blog Post, e-cigarette, e-liquid, Flavouring, Flavours, News, Nicotine, Regulations, Safety, Salt Nic, Science, Tim Howey, True North Vapor, Vaping, VITA -

Today at 2pm EST, a Webinar was held by VITA (Vape Industry Trade Association) for manufactures, distributors, importers and retailers.  The session was expected to run for 2 hours but the Q&A session extended that by an additional half an hour.  I felt it would be a good idea to take some key points that I learned from the webinar and share it for anyone who missed the invitation or just wanted some cliff notes.  The initial portion of the presentation gave a lot of details about the structures of VITA, who is involved and how the voting share worked.  This information has...

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Bill S-5, Blog, Blog Post, Brands, Distribution, e-cigarette, e-liquid, How To, News, Nicotine, Regulations, Safety, Tim Howey, True North Vapor, Vaping -

On May 23rd 2018, Bill S-5 reached royal assent and Health Canada made a public statement that Vapers, Shop Owners and Manufacturers had been waiting years to see.  Health Canada announced that Canadians now have a legal and safer alternative to Tobacco Cigarettes. The statement was made as the final step of regulations were put into place to keep consumers informed about the products they were purchasing by standardizing labels and regulating certain characteristics of how the bottles are portrayed to reduce the appeal to people of youth.  Although there have been many mixed feelings in the industry about the...

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