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A few weeks ago, the wild spread of misinformation about vaping related illness hit mainstream media and social media.  With the clarification that the problem has stemmed from black-market, low quality THC cartridges finally getting out there, it feels as if the industry is beginning to stabilize.  As a result of poor research being done, the news that vaping products are causing respiratory system problems and that people are dying from vaping scattered to millions of vapers having them question a product they have been successfully been using for years in lieu of combustible cigarettes.  The faith that consumers placed...

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Classification of Nicotine as a hazardous substance under CCCR 2001.   Gone are the days when E-Cigarette Vendors could supply copious amounts of raw nicotine to eager do-it-yourself-ers. Since the implementation of the Canadian Chemicals and Containers regulations (CCCR 2001) any vaping product which contains over 66mg/g of nicotine is considered a very toxic substance and is illegal to manufacture, import, and sell in Canada. Not only do products need to be below the “very toxic” threshold for use in Canada, but they also need to be properly identified as a Toxic substance by CCCR 2001 standards. But what does that...

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 2018 was a big year for the Vaping industry in Canada; one which changed the course of e-liquid manufacturing forever. For the first time in Canadian history e-liquids and devices became regulated consumer products, meaning that all retailers, distributors, and manufacturers now had some strict rules to adhere to. For ECTA – The Electronic Cigarette Trade Association of Canada – Preparations for these regulations began back in 2011 with the foundation of their Self-Regulating Organization. ECTA was founded on the principal that consumers should never have to question the integrity or safety of the vape products they purchase. E-Cigarettes were...

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